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Re: microfilming directories McCawley, Christina (05 Nov 2010 17:39 UTC)

Re: microfilming directories McCawley, Christina 05 Nov 2010 17:39 UTC

The only things we microfilmed in the past were our local institution's newspaper, catalogs, yearbooks.  Now we're moving toward digitizing them.  You don't say what institution you are with or how large it is.  That would help.  Our institution is 10,000 students.

Christina McCawley
West Chester University
West Chester, PA 19383
cmccawley@wcupa.edu
610-436-2656

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From: SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum [mailto:SERIALST@list.uvm.edu] On Behalf Of Lisa Finch
Sent: Friday, November 05, 2010 12:29 PM
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Subject: [SERIALST] microfilming directories

For at least the past 19 years, our Library has been microfilming the
following directories:

Hill-Donnelly Cross Reference Directory
Polk City Directory
BellSouth phone book (or whatever phonebook was being published for our city
at the time)

Do other libraries microfilm these still?  Or has everyone gone to
digitizing them?  Do you keep the old hard copies?

I'd be very interested to hear about your policies/procedures regarding these.

Thanks.
Lisa