Web service for library staff only

Marina Wan mlmwan at library.uwaterloo.ca
Thu Nov 2 09:12:00 EST 1995

> At Columbia University Libraries, we have a Web service that is
> designed for use by library staff only.  This service provides access
> to information about committees, projects, training programs,
> procedures, equipment, etc., as well as to off-campus library-related
> Internet resources.
> We are now making plans to improve this service by reorganizing it and
> providing better subject searching access to it.  Two questions:
> 1) Does your library maintain a Web service with a staff-only focus,
> and, if so, what is its URL?

Yes, we have a "Staff Web" at the University of Waterloo.  Access is 
restricted to Library staff, but I have temporarily made a copy of the 
homepage at:

Although you will not be able to view most of the linked documents, you 
can see that we include the same categories of information as you do.  

> 2) Has your library written a thesaurus (for controlled vocabulary
> subject searching) for use with your staff-only Web service, and, if
> so, would you be willing to send me a copy?

The search engine is wwwwais.  We do not have a controlled vocabulary 
for subject search.

> Thank you in advance for any help you may be able to offer.  /Cathy
> ==============================================================================
> Catherine M. Thomas			
> User Services Librarian, Columbia University Libraries
> Email   thomas at columbia.edu
> WWW     http://www.cc.columbia.edu/~thomas/index.html
> Phone   (212) 854-8355
> 201 Butler Library 	   		
> Columbia University                     
> New York, NY 10027
> ==============================================================================

Marina Wan 
Electronic Resources and Services Librarian
Dana Porter Library, University of Waterloo
Waterloo, ON.  N2L 3G1

E-Mail: mlmwan at library.uwaterloo.ca
Ph: 519-888-4567 ext. 2446; FAX: 519-746-1758

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