Re: PATRON'S VIDEO REQUESTS

Anne Plyler (aplyler@cclslib.org)
Mon, 10 May 1999 10:16:54 -0700 (PDT)

Carol,
Would it be possible for you to post a sample of your "patron recommendation
for a new video" form? We just write down the title in a notebook when someone
asks for a title we don't own.....Thanks! Anne

CAROLH@charly.publib.saskatoon.sk.ca wrote:

> The Saskatoon Public Library has Recommendation for Purchase forms that
> we offer to patrons. We have separate forms for Audio Visual and Print
> materials. We also take on-line
> materials. We also take on-line Recommendations. We look for reviews and
> distributors which can be time consuming. If we decide not to purchase the
> materials, we send the patron a form telling them why. If we decide to
> purchase the item, then we route the form around to the branches to see if
> they want to purchase a copy. This process takes a long time but the public
> is appreciative. Hope this helps, Mike!
> Carol Hutchinson
> Saskatoon Public Library