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Video FAQs

How does the program work?

Institutions pay an annual membership fee to have unlimited access to a wide selection of current programming, currently consisting of over 850 videos valued at $250,000. Programs are normally lent for two weeks use, but a longer loan period can be arranged

How does my facility become a member?

Call us at 315.785.4191 and we will prepare an agreement for your organization. You will be billed for the full fee after receipt of the signed agreement. Institutions with a fee of over $1000 can elect to pay in six-month installments.

How do I order programs?

Videos can be requested by the following methods:

online at www.samaritanhealth.com/library.htm (click on the video program icon and then on Order Form), by phone at 315-785-419 via the mail at: Hunter-Rice Library Samaritan Medical Center 830 Washington St. Watertown, NY 13601 Programs are normally shipped within 24 hours of receipt of request. How do I return programs? Please return all videos to: Hunter-Rice Library Samaritan Medical Center 830 Washington St. Watertown, NY 13601 It is recommended that returned packages are insured and traceable. How are new programs selected? New programs are selected by a committee consisting of educators from member institutions. All participating institutions are encouraged to send a participant to this committee. Most of the titles selected for preview are suggested by the program’s participants. How often are new programs added? New programs are usually added after the quarterly meeting of the advisory committee. The number of programs added annually depends on the number of organization participating and the quality of the programs previewed. How do I select the programs I want to use? The easiest way to select videos is to consult the Videi Catalog at www.samaritanhealth.com/library.htm Access is available by title, subject or audience. Can I schedule in advance? Yes. Call 315.785.4191 and we will reserve the program for use on your desired date. Are there any additional charges? Other than your annual membership fee, the only additional expense is the cost of returning the materials you borrow. What formats are available? Most of the older programs are in the VHS format. Beginning in 2005 the decision was made to purchase DVDs to keep up with industry standards.

How does the program work?

Institutions pay an annual membership fee to have unlimited access to a wide selection of current programming, currently consisting of over 850 videos valued at $250,000.   Programs are normally lent for two weeks use, but a longer loan period can be arranged

 

How does my facility become a member?

Call us at 315.785.4191 and we will prepare an agreement for your organization.  You will be billed for the full fee after receipt of the signed agreement.  Institutions with a fee of over $1000 can elect to pay in six-month installments.

 

How do I order  programs?

Videos can be requested by the following methods:

online at www.samaritanhealth.com/library.htm  (click on the video program icon and then on Order Form),

by phone at 315.785.419

via the mail at:

Hunter-Rice Library

Samaritan Medical Center

830 Washington St.

Watertown, NY 13601

Programs are normally shipped within 24 hours of receipt of request.

How do I return programs?

Please return all videos to:

Hunter-Rice Library

Samaritan Medical Center

830 Washington St.

Watertown, NY 13601

It is recommended that returned packages are insured and traceable.

 

How are new programs selected?

New programs are selected by a committee consisting of educators from member institutions.  All participating institutions are encouraged to send a participant to this committee.  Most of the titles selected for preview are suggested by the program’s participants.

 

How often are new programs added?

New programs are usually added after the quarterly meeting of the advisory committee.  The number of programs added annually depends on the number of organization participating and the quality of the programs previewed.

 

How do I select the programs I want to use?

The easiest way to select videos is to consult the Videi Catalog at  www.samaritanhealth.com/library.htm  Access is available by title, subject or audience.

 

Can I schedule in advance?

Yes.  Call 315.785.4191 and we will reserve the program for use on your desired date.

 

Are there any additional charges?

Other than your annual membership fee, the only additional expense is the cost of returning the materials you borrow.

 

What formats are available?

Most of the older programs are in the VHS format.  Beginning in 2005 the decision was made to purchase  DVDs to keep up with industry standards.

 

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