Re: Laserdisc/Multimedia CD-ROM/DVD Survey

Stan Diamond (Susan_Ashcroft@Douglas.BC.CA)
Thu, 11 Sep 97 19:09:47 PDT

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>
> I am gathering information for a presentation on new and emerging video
> formats at the 1997 National Media Market and I hope you can help. If
> your library collects media in any optical format -- laserdisc, multimedia
> CD-ROM, DVD, or others -- please take a few minutes to respond to the
> following survey. Send replies to me via email: brancoli@indiana.edu.
> Gary will be very angry with me if you all reply to the list! If you
> prefer, you can print the survey and fax me your response at 812/855-1649.
> I will compile results and make them available in late October. Thanks!
>
>
> Kristine Brancolini
> Indiana University Libraries
> brancoli@indiana.edu
>
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> Laserdisc/Multimedia CD-ROM/DVD Survey
>
> Please respond by SEPTEMBER 30, 1997.
>
> Name: Susan Ashcroft
>
> Title: Audio Visual Librarian
>
> Name of Library: Douglas College
>
> Email Address: ashcrofts@douglas.bc.ca Phone number: (604) 527-5189
>
>
> 1. Type of library?
>
> Public ___ College/university _X__ School ___ Special ___
>
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> 2. What optical formats is your library currently collecting?
>
>
> Laserdisc _X__ Multimedia CD-ROM _X__ DVD ___
>
> Other (please specify):
>
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> 3. How many pieces does your library have of each optical format? (If you
> do not have this information, please indicate N/A, for "Not
> available.")
>
>
> Laserdiscs __3____ Multimedia CD-ROMs __70____ DVDs _____
>
> Other (Please specify):
>
>
> 4. How many pieces of each format did you add to your collection in past
> fiscal year (1996/97)? (If you do not have this information,
> please indicate N/A, for "Not available.")
>
>
> Laserdiscs ___1___ Multimedia CD-ROMs __25____ DVDs _____
>
> Other (Please specify):
>
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> 5. Have you stopped buying any optical format in the past year?
>
> Yes ___ No _X__
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> If yes, please specify:
>
> Laserdisc ___ Multimedia CD-ROM ___ Other (Please specify): ___
>
>
> 6. Have you decreased the volume of buying any optical format in
> anticipation of DVD?
>
>
> Yes _X__ No ___
>
> If yes, please explain:

We will probably not be purchasing any more laser discs

> 7. Have you stopped buying any videotape format during the past year?
>
> Yes ___ No _X__ (not in the last year)
>
> If yes, please specify:
>
> VHS ___ 3/4" _X__ Other (Please specify):
We stopped buying 3/4" a number of years ago
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>
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> COMMENTS:
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THIS MESSAGE IS FROM:
Susan Ashcroft, Audio Visual Librarian, Douglas College Library
P.O. Box 2503, New Westminster, B.C., Canada, V3L 5B2
Phone: (604) 527-5189 Fax: (604) 527-5193
ashcrofts@douglas.bc.ca