The Holocaust Resource Center of Kean University

 

Audio Visual Material

MEDIA LIBRARY PROCEDURES

WHO CAN ORDER VIDEOTAPES AND OTHER MEDIA?

The Holocaust Resource Center Media Library services educators at Kean University and at educational institutions all over the state. In addition, scholars, students, and other interested individuals may borrow books and view films at the Holocaust Resource Center.

WHAT CAN BE BORROWED FROM THE MEDIA LIBRARY?

Books, videotapes, audiocassettes and instructional aids can be borrowed. Videotapes of lectures and oral testimonies of Holocaust survivors and liberators are also available and can be viewed at the Holocaust Resource Center.

HOW DO I ORDER VIDEOTAPES?

Simply fill out an order blank and return it to the Holocaust Resource Center, or call us at (908) 737 - 4660

HOW LONG IN ADVANCE SHOULD I RESERVE VIDEOTAPES?

We must receive your order by mail or phone at least seven days prior to the show date. We would like to accommodate all of your media needs, so please reserve as early as possible.

HOW MANY VIDEOTAPES MAY BE RESERVED FOR ONE SHOW DATE?

You may borrow up to two videotapes. Special circumstances will be considered.

HOW CAN I PICK UP VIDEOTAPES AND OTHER MEDIA?

Media may be picked up in person at the Holocaust Resource Center (second floor of the Thompson Library), Monday through Thursday; 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Special arrangements for alternate pick-up times may be made.

WHAT ARE THE CHARGES FOR BORROWING VIDEOTAPES AND OTHER MEDIA?

The Holocaust Resource Center lends media free of charge provided that materials are returned on time and in good condition.

WHEN MUST BORROWED MATERIALS BE RETURNED?

Media, with the exception of books, must be returned not later than three days following the show date or date of use.

HOW CAN I RETURN VIDEOTAPES AND OTHER MEDIA?

Media must be returned in person to the Holocaust Resource Center (second floor of the Thompson Library), Monday through Thursday, 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. If the Center is closed, media may be returned to the Circulation Desk on the first floor of the library to be placed in the Holocaust Resource Center box.

ARE THERE ADDITIONAL CHARGES FOR DAMAGE OR LOSS?

Media should be handled with care. Videotapes should be rewound and placed in their cases after use. In the event of loss of materials or damage, you will be liable to the Holocaust Resource Center for the amount needed to purchase a replacement.

HOW DO I CHOOSE APPROPRIATE MATERIALS FOR MY PROGRAM?

The descriptive information in our Audiovisual Materials Collection list can help you in choosing appropriate materials. Teachers are welcome to screen videotapes at the Center. It is recommended that you call us in advance to set up an appointment to preview videotapes to assure availability of room and films.

IS THE HOLOCAUST RESOURCE CENTER OPEN FOR INDIVIDUAL OR GROUP VISITATIONS?

All interested individuals are welcome to visit the Center. The Holocaust Resource Center is a bright, comfortable room with space for reading and facilities for video screening. Teachers are welcome to bring groups to view videotapes and oral history tapes at the Holocaust Resource Center.