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A Digest of LISTSERVs of Interest to Access Services

A Digest of LISTSERVs of Interest to Access Services Journal of Access Services, 9:44–46, 2012 Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 1536-7967 print / 1536-7975 online DOI: 10.1080/15367967.2012.629933 Access Answers A Digest of LISTSERVs of Interest to Access Services FRED W. SMITH, Column Editor Zach S. Henderson Library, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA FOR THE PERIOD JULY–SEPTEMBER 2011 CIRCPLUS Conrad A. Helms of St. Mary’s College of St. Mary’s, Maryland, asked CIRCPLUS if others have their DVDs available for browsing. Theirs are kept behind the circ desk currently, but they are considering moving them out for browsing. She wanted to know if theft was a problem or if there were other issues. There were those who had dummies or cards or some other representation of the item out for browsing but kept the actual DVD behind the circ desk. But several said that they do indeed have the actual items out. They tended to have them in lockable cases, and the whole package could be security stripped. All stated that theft was not a problem. A more frequent issue was patrons returning the cases empty, having left the DVDs in their computers or players. One different approach posted was to keep the popular DVDs in locked http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal Of Access Services Taylor & Francis

A Digest of LISTSERVs of Interest to Access Services

Journal Of Access Services , Volume 9 (1): 3 – Jan 1, 2012
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1536-7975
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10.1080/15367967.2012.629933
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Journal of Access Services, 9:44–46, 2012 Copyright © Taylor & Francis Group, LLC ISSN: 1536-7967 print / 1536-7975 online DOI: 10.1080/15367967.2012.629933 Access Answers A Digest of LISTSERVs of Interest to Access Services FRED W. SMITH, Column Editor Zach S. Henderson Library, Georgia Southern University, Statesboro, GA FOR THE PERIOD JULY–SEPTEMBER 2011 CIRCPLUS Conrad A. Helms of St. Mary’s College of St. Mary’s, Maryland, asked CIRCPLUS if others have their DVDs available for browsing. Theirs are kept behind the circ desk currently, but they are considering moving them out for browsing. She wanted to know if theft was a problem or if there were other issues. There were those who had dummies or cards or some other representation of the item out for browsing but kept the actual DVD behind the circ desk. But several said that they do indeed have the actual items out. They tended to have them in lockable cases, and the whole package could be security stripped. All stated that theft was not a problem. A more frequent issue was patrons returning the cases empty, having left the DVDs in their computers or players. One different approach posted was to keep the popular DVDs in locked

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Published: Jan 1, 2012

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