Re: DVD in libraries
stephen O'Riordan (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Mon, 17 May 1999 10:04:03 -0700 (PDT)
Here at UCSD we just purchased our first 50 DVD's. Our catalogers
just met to set up DVD guidelines. Our reserve operation has installed 4
laser/DVD combo units. Not much demand as yet. DVD at the
moment is just another format to buy.
At 12:50 PM 5/14/99 -0700, you wrote:
>Do any list members have DVDs in their video libraries? If
>extensive is your collection and how heavily are the disks
>there any idiosyncrasies to the format?
>It seems probable that DVD will eventually replace tape and
>wonder if any libraries have been developing formal plans for a
>switch over, or is it too early?
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