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Offline DCLuke

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DVD Campaign Audit Update
« on: December 20, 2006, 06:40:50 PM »
Below appears the first update from the DVD Campaign Audit.  I want to thank all of the members who have responded to information requests from the audit team.  I know that some of you have received multiple inquiries from team members and I appreciate your cooperation and patience.  Your responses are critical to the success of this project!

The List
I recreated the Master List and entered all of the information into a spreadsheet for better tracking.  I counted 313 donations in four countries (Bahamas, Canada, Sweden, USA). The bulk of those donations are, of course, in the USA.  Some libraries received multiple donations, usually because they planned to distribute extra copies to branch libraries.
The Master List may not be a complete listing of libraries that received or need donations.  I believe that the old master list was last updated in September and it did not include the donations that I made to libraries in Mississippi. 
The Team
I have an excellent team of seven volunteers assisting me with this project: Cabin, ImJackShesEnnis, LoveEmBoys, Oregondoggie, Paintedshoes, rnmina, and Sharyn.
The Process
Before I assigned libraries to the volunteers to check, I went through all of the old threads pertaining to the DVD Campaign and gleaned as much information as I could regarding DVDs that were personally donated by Forum members.  If a Forum member says that they donated a DVD, I took their word for it and regarded that donation as confirmed.
I divided the work of the volunteers into two stages.  The first stage involves checking donations that are listed as having been made by a Forum member.  As you may recall, Forum members could make donations by personally sending a DVD to a library or by contributing money to the Campaign so that the Forum could make the donations on their behalf.  The volunteers first check with the members to see if they personally bought and mailed the DVDs.  If so, those donations are confirmed.  If not, then the volunteers directly contact the libraries to see if they received a donation.
The second stage, which will begin in a week or two, will involve checking those libraries that were not listed as having a specific donor from the Forum.  Donations to those libraries were supposedly made by a former Forum administrator with money earned from the link and donations from anonymous members.
Preliminary Findings
Thankfully most of those donations assigned to specific Forum members were actually made by those donors.   To date, we have confirmed 146 donations.  Of those, 144 were donated directly by members and 2 were donated by the Forum on a member's behalf.  We also identified 5 donations that should have been made by the Forum on behalf of members who donated money to the project, but were never sent.  All five libraries expressed interest in still receiving the DVD. 
I want to stress that these are preliminary, incomplete findings.  We have not finished stage one of the audit and have yet to begin stage two.

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DVD Campaign: Verified List of Libraries that Received a DVD
« Reply #1 on: December 27, 2006, 07:39:26 PM »
Our dedicated team of volunteers has been able to verify that the following libaries received DVDs through the Forum's DVD Campaign.  Please note that this list is a work in progress.  It will be updated weekly as the audit continues.

PL=Public Library

Updated June 18, 2007


Stockholm Community Center



Powell River District Library


Fort Frances PL
Huntsville PL
Kenora PL
Nipigon PL
Red Lake PL
Terrace Bay PL



Florence-Lauderdale Public Library
Killen Public Library


Anchorage Municipal Libraries (2 DVDs)
Chukchi Consortium Library
Cordova Public Library
Kenai Public Library
Petersburg Public Library
Talkeetna Public Library
Trapper Creek PL
Wasilla Public Library
Willow Public Library


Alpine Public Library
Flagstaff Public Library
Sedona PL
Superior PL


Aerospace Education Center Branch
Amy Sanders Branch Library
Big Piney Branch
Craighead County Jonesboro PL
Dee Brown Branch Library
Fairfield Bay
Faulkner Public Library (5 DVDs sent to Mayflower, Twin Groves, Vilonia, and Clinton branches)
Goldsby PL
Kohn Memorial Library
Marked Tree PL
Max Milam Branch Library
McAdams PL
Piggott PL
Sidney Sanders McMath Branch
Sue Cowan Williams Branch


Fresno County Public Library (5 DVDs)
Hemet Public Library (2 DVDs)
Mendocino County Library Branch
Merced College Library
Merced County Library (audiobook)
Ojai PL
Oroville Branch Library (2 DVDs, 2 screenplays)
Palm Desert PL (2 DVDs)
Paso Robles PL
San Anselmo PL
Santa Barbara PL
Sonoma County Library System (Guerneville Branch)


Bud Werner Library
Canon City PL
Durango Library
Estes Park PL
Ft. Morgan PL
Lafayette PL
Longmont Library
Loveland PL
Western State College
Windsor Severance Library


Aldrich Free PL
Burroughs & Saden Library
Cragin Memorial Library
Meriden PL
New Britain PL
New Haven PL (main branch)
New Haven PL (Fair Haven Branch)
New Haven PL (Mitchell Branch)
New Haven PL (Stetson Branch)
Russell Library
Willimantic PL


Delmar PL (2 DVDs)


Orange County PL (3 DVDs)
Tallahassee/Leon County Library


University of Georgia


Kalihi-Palama PL (DVD, screenplay)
Wahiawa PL (DVD, screenplay)


Elk River Free PL


Elmhurst College Library


Lawrenceburg PL


Belleville PL (2 DVDs)
Gary Air Force Base Library (2 DVDs)
Stinson Memorial PL District


Grayson County PL
Hart County PL
Menifee County PL


Milo Free PL
Northeast Harbor Library (DVD, screenplay)
Thomaston PL


Wicomico County Library

Cambridge PL (Central Square Branch)


Burnhaven Library (DVD, screenplay)
Farmington (DVD, screenplay)
Galaxie Library (DVD, screenplay)
Heritage Library (DVD, screenplay)
Inver Glen Library (DVD, screenplay)
Pleasant Hill Library (DVD, screenplay)
South St. Paul Library (DVD, screenplay)
Wentworth Library (DVD, screenplay)
Westcott Library (DVD, screenplay)


Crenshaw PL
Emily Jones Pointer PL
Hancock County Library System
Harrison Couny Library System
Biloxi Branch Libraries (3 DVDs)
Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System
Yazoo Library Association


Boonville Library
Central Missouri State University
Cole Camp
Page Library, Lincoln University
Sedalia Library
Warsaw Library


Bozeman PL
Bitterroot PL
Missoula PL
Parmly Billings Library


Syracuse PL


Fairleigh Dickinson University Library
Hawthorne PL
William Paterson University of NJ Library


Clovis Public Library


Baldwinsville PL
Hammondsport PL
Maxwell Memorial Library


Beaufort-Hyde-Martin regional Library (2 DVDs)
George H and Laura E Brown Library (Close Range)
Greensboro PL (2 DVDs)
Hyconeechee Regional Library (2 DVDs)
Nantahala Regional Library (BBM book)
Northwestern Regional Library (2 DVDs)
Sheppard Memorial Library (2 DVDs)
Wayne County PL
Wilson County PL (2 DVDs)


Bowman PL
Griggs County PL
Minot PL


Jefferson Branch Library (DVD, audio CD of story)


Ada PL
Beaver County PL
Carmen PL
Cherokee City County Library
Chickasha PL
Coweta PL
Eufaula Memorial Library
Hulbert PL
Tahlequah PL
Tulsa City County Library


Beaverton City Library (2 DVDs)


Allentown PL
Hamlin Memorial Library
Montgomery County Norristown PL
Shenandoah Aree Free PL
St. Joseph's University


Cumberland PL
Providence PL (main branch)
Rochambeau Branch Library (DVD, screenplay)
Woonsocket Harris PL


Sturgis PL
Vermillion PL


Eastern TN State University
Kingsport PL (2 DVDs)
Shelby County PL (3 DVDs)


Abilene PL
Alvarado PL
Andrews County Library (2 DVDs, screenplay)
Burleson PL
Canyon Area Library
Canyon Lake Library
Carrollton PL
Cleveland PL
Commerce PL
Haltom City PL
Mares Memorial Library
Nesbitt Memorial Library
Rosenberg Library (2 DVDs, screenplay)
Tye Preston Memorial Library
Whitewright PL


Brigham City Library
Grand County Library


Dailey PL (DVD, screenplay)
St. Albans PL


Bristol PL
Bergton Community Library
Elkton Community Library
Grottoes Community Library
Massanutten Regional Library
North River Library
Page Public Library
Shenandoah Community Library
Village Library
William "Bill" Kibler Community Library


Ferndale/Whatcome County/Belligham Library System (10 DVDs, 1 screeplay, 1 Close Range)


Craft Memorial Library
Hampshire County PL (DVD, screenplay)
Hardy County PL
Jackson County PL (2 DVDs)
Martinsburg PL
Morgantown PL (DVD, screenplay)
Ohio County PL
Raleigh County PL
Richwood PL
Summers County PL
Taylor County PL
Upshur County PL


Alta Branch Library
Big Piney Branch
Centennial Library Branch
Converse County Library System
Johnson County Libary System
Meeteetse Branch Library
Moorcroft Branch Library
Little Snake River Branch Library
Natrona County Library System (3 DVDs)
Piney Branch Library
Riverton Branch Library (DVD, screenplay, Close Range)
Upton Branch Library
Washakie County Library

Note: modified with latest update by desperadum on June 18, 2007
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