DVDs have a loan period of seven days and patrons may borrow up to five titles at a time. Some videos are also on Reserve for class use.
DVDs in the following special categories have call numbers with the category plus the first three letters of the title:
|Animated Films||Example: Princess Mononoke Video Animated Pri|
|Children's Movies||Example: The Jungle Book Video Children Jun|
|Feature Films||Example: Citizen Kane Video Feature Cit|
|Foreign Films||Example: Zentropa Video Foreign German Zen|
|Television Shows||Example: Mad Men Video TV Mad|
Documentary films and other non-fiction works, and literary drama in English are arranged by subject in Library of Congress classification:
Example: Discovering Islam Video BP67.U64 D58 2011
Example: Hamlet Video PR2807.A23 B716 2007
Music CDs are arranged by Audio-CD number, in the approximate order of purchase, so that the most recently acquired titles are at the end. It's easier to find what you are looking for using TigerSearch, rather than browsing the shelves. CD's have a 3-day loan period. Additional CD's and also vinyl LP recordings are housed in the Ralston Music Library.
Audiobooks and other spoken-word recordings on CD are arranged in LC classification, and the titles have a loan period of 5 weeks. There are also two special categories:
Example: The Amos 'n' Andy Show Audio Radio Amo
Children's Books and Stories
Example: Favorite Children's Stories Audio Children Fav
Spoken Audio CDs have a loan period of 5 weeks.
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