Re: video collection classification systems

Jeffrey Pearson (
Tue, 21 Apr 1998 15:10:11 -0700

We arrange titles alphabetically on open stacks (!)

-Jeff Pearson
Wayne State University Libraries in Detroit

At 11:19 AM 4/21/98 -0700, you wrote:
>hi all,
>our video collection is classified and arranged by LC call numbers. Our
>dept. has been overwhelmed lately with the volume of videos purchased, and is
>hoping to outsource the cataloging of videos. They have found that the LC
>is more expensive, and have made an assumption that nobody arranges media
>collections in LC - only by accession numbers. I do not want to go to this
>of system -- can you guys let me know if there really are collections out
>there that
>do indeed use LC?
>Rhonda Rosen
>Loyola Marymount University phone: (310)338-4584
>7900 Loyola Blvd. email:
>Los Angeles, CA 90045-8206 web page:
> personal/staff/rrosen/rhonda.htm

Jeffrey W. Pearson
Collections Librarian
Wayne State University
David Adamany Undergraduate Library
Detroit, Michigan 48202
(313) 577-4480 (voice)
(313) 577-5265 (fax) (email)