VHS Tapes = Cultural Artifacts: Yale acquires collection of 2700 VHS tapes March 5, 2015 – Posted in: Bookselling / Collecting, Content, Libraries, Special Collections

From the late 1970s through much of the 1980s VHS, which stands for Video Home System, tapes were all the rage. They were the dominant form of home video entertainment and in many ways revolutionized the movie industry. It created the ability to watch movies in the home while also creating the opportunity to produce low budget films for the format. The technology is now beyond obsolete but that doesn’t mean there still isn’t value to be had. Yale University, the…

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