DVD & VHS

Videos are purchased for the primary use of faculty in conjunction with courses offered at Skidmore College. When such materials are not being used in courses, they are available for use by any faculty member, staff member or currently-enrolled student of this College.

Equipment

VHS tapes may be viewed on VCRs located in either room 126 or 127 in the Library. DVD players can be found in rooms 126, 127, and the Media Viewing Room. Inquire at the Circulation Desk or Reference Desk for more information on media rooms.

These rooms can be reserved in advanced through Skidmore's room reservation system.

Please call Media Services at (518) 580-5940 for in-class equipment needs.


Circulation

Videos (DVD & VHS) are kept at the Circulation Desk. DVD cases are shelved on the first floor of the library for browsing purposes. Please bring the empty cases of the DVDs you want to borrow to the Circulation Desk. Faculty members requiring videos for courses may borrow these materials in any quantity and for any period which they require. For non-course use, films and videos circulate for three (3) days at a time with the potential for two renewals. Late fees are $1/day per item.
Films (16mm) are kept in storage. Please direct all inquiries to the Circulation Desk.


Reserving a Video for Class Showing

Faculty may reserve a video (VHS/DVD) for class showing by making a request via the Course Reserve System. Please contact the Reserve Assistant at (518) 580-5580 with any questions.

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