[WEB4LIB] Re: Naming of Library [computer] appliances (OPAC or not)
dennism at library.tmc.edu
Thu Mar 30 11:10:40 EST 2000
"I'm sorry, Dave...I can't let you do that."
Hmmmm. I like it.
From: Dan Robinson Indexing Services <drobinson at info.hwwilson.com>
To: Multiple recipients of list <web4lib at webjunction.org>
Date: Thursday, March 30, 2000 9:53 AM
Subject: [WEB4LIB] Re: Naming of Library [computer] appliances (OPAC or not)
>Or, you could call it HAL. And every once in awhile have it display
>the words.... Hello, Dave.
>drobinson at hwwilson.com
>On 30 Mar 00, at 6:49, Robert Sullivan wrote:
>> >> What I am wanting from you is to know what do you call
>> >> your OPACs (the
>> >> device that accesses your library databases)
>> >How about BOB. It's nice and short, and a palindrome so the
>> >borrowers will soon get to know it backwards!
>> I like that one...it sounds so reassuring and helpful. :-)
>> Many users call everything a terminal, whether it's a full-service
>> or an old VT220. Maybe we should just say The Computer...
>> Bob Sullivan scp_sulli at sals.edu
>> Schenectady County Public Library (NY) http://www.scpl.org
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