In Spring 2011, East Asian Library began to process incoming DVD acquisitions with CV-prefix barcodes and assigning location/type bmc4off/resvideo. Previously all were accessioned with CU-prefix barcodes and off,eal/video and off,eax/video.
There had been much concern about security of DVDs. It was decided to de-accession high-use titles and change the CLIO location of all remaining off-site media. Since videos are non-circulating to all patrons except Officers, it was necessary to guarantee the delivery location has viewing equipment. BMC is the only department that has this equipment easily available for extended hours. The documentation about this change can be found here.
In August 2011, all off-site DVDs owned by East Asian Library were flipped to off,bmc/resvideo, approximately, 1,800 items. These items now appear in the accession statistics for BMC. Past requests for these items are counted in East Asian statistics. Post-flip requests are tallied for BMC.