Re: DVD Survey

Steven C. Matthew (matthew@acc.fau.edu)
Fri, 3 Apr 1998 09:54:49 -0500 (EST)

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DVD (Digital Versatile Disc) Survey

Please respond by April 15, 1998.

Name: Steven C. Matthew

Title: Audiovisual Specialist

Name of Library: S.E. Wimberly Library, Florida Atlantic University

Email Address: matthew@fau.edu Phone number: 561-297-3704

1. Type of library?

Public ___ College/university _X__ School ___ Special ___

2. Have you heard about Divx? _X__ Yes ___ No

3. If "yes," has it influcenced your evaluation of DVD for your library?

_X__ Yes ___ No

4. Is your library collecting* DVDs? ___ Yes _X__ No

(By "collecting," I mean systematically adding them to the collection;
not just buying one or two to test them.)

If "yes," please answer questions #5-8.

If "no," please skip to question #9.

5. How many has your library bought? ____________

6. Has DVD replaced any format? ___ Yes (Please specify which format:

___________________________) ___ No

7. Have you bought at least one DVD player for your library?

___ Yes (Please specify the manufacturer and model:

__________________________________________________)

___ No

8. Why did you begin buying DVDs? (Please check all that apply.)

____ We had user requests.

____ A library administrator insisted we begin buying them.

____ I thought they had many advantages and I wanted to try them.

____ Other (Please specify: ____________________________________)

PLEASE STOP HERE AND SEND ME YOUR RESPONSE. THANKS!

9. Do you plan to begin purchasing DVDs? __X__ No, no plans.

___ Yes, within the next 6 months ___ Yes, within the next year

___ Yes, but not sure how soon

PLEASE STOP HERE AND SEND ME YOUR RESPONSE. THANKS!

COMMENTS:

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Steven C. Matthew Audiovisual Specialist
Florida Atlantic University Libraries Ph: 561-297-3704
777 Glades Road, Boca Raton, FL 33431 FAX: 561-338-3863
Email: matthew@acc.fau.edu

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