[WEB4LIB] Computer Sign-In
tgutmann at suffolk.lib.ny.us
Fri Sep 10 08:57:31 EDT 1999
Take a look at CybraryN (http://www.cybraryn.com). We're using it here to
do many of the things you've indicated.
Computer Systems Administrator
Emma S. Clark Memorial Library
Setauket, New York
On Thu, 9 Sep 1999, Marv Kaminsky wrote:
> Please forgive the cross-posting.
> In the year I've been here, we've probably used the equivalent of several forests' worth of trees for computer sign-in sheets.
> Every night, one gets taped down next to each of 21 computers.
> While names really aren't important, we do need to know if the user is a student here, at other schools in town, a community
> patron, etc., for stats the boss waves in front of someone.
> Is there a computer version of this? Something import-able to Excel??
> Maybe something that also greets them with a screen showing rules,
> and lets the user know when 30 minutes have flown by?
> Ideally, it *wouldn't* be something that prevents someone from using the computer ("You must be a student...or go ask the
> small, busy staff for help to get on"), but simply makes them answer a few questions first, starts a timer, and records the stats.
> Tnx for your help,
> "They ain't gonna care that you know,
> until they know that you care."
> -Jacob Rader Marcus
> Marv Kaminsky
> Reference and Instruction Librarian
> Jackson State Community College
> mkaminsky at jscc.cc.tn.us 901-424-3520 Ext. 313
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