There are approximately 3700 videotapes in the collection and they document the various stages of the cleanup project from the decontamination of the reactor building to the removal of the damaged reactor core. The videotapes are indexed in the videotape database. Several hundred of the videotape records have abstracts, but most only give basic descriptive data. A number of the videotapes have been transferred to DVD format and this is noted in the database records.
FRAGILE MATERIAL NOTICE: Not all of the videotapes are available for viewing or copying. Many have become too fragile to be used. Requests will be reviewed on a case by case basis.
On-site use requires a three week advance notice since most of the videotapes are stored in remote facilities and must be retrieved and cleaned before use.
For more information on the collection or to schedule a visit, contact:
Special Collections Library
122 Paterno Library
University Park, PA 16802