[WEB4LIB] Re: The Future

Thomas Dowling tdowling at ohiolink.edu
Fri Jul 30 11:22:45 EDT 2004

Jennifer Heise wrote:

> ...Both public libraries and academic libraries may start to 
> lure their patrons with email alerts such as Borders and Barnes & Noble 
> do now.

I trust we'll bear in mind that, for some people, this is the most 
annoying thing about going to a Borders or B&N store.  It has become an 
opt-out requirement every &@#! time you go up to the register.  Maybe we 
can add a field to the patron record--"Never ever ask me about e-mail 
notification again: yes"

Thomas Dowling
tdowling at ohiolink.edu

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