[Web4lib] Academic libs - allowing anonymous comments on your site?

Brian Gray mindspiral at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 11:51:35 EST 2010

I do not think it is the librarians that a thin skinned. Many are worried
that it is their patrons that are thin skinned. At least that is my
perception of the hang up.

Brian Gray
mindspiral at gmail.com
bcg8 at case.edu

On Tue, Mar 9, 2010 at 11:35 AM, C Ward Price <cprice55 at ivytech.edu> wrote:

> I totally agree with Chester's comment.  As far as language goes, if
> someone thinks your library all &*#%@^ up, that's how you can display it.
>  You won't be the one who looks bad.  Based on our experience with online
> reference (chat, email, etc.), my guess is you won't get as many comments as
> you're expecting, and most of them will be positive.
> I can't understand why librarians are afraid of public comments these days.
>  I can only think that they are extremely thin-skinned, or are afraid
> (rightly so?) that they have something to hide.
> Ward Price, Librarian
> Ivy Tech Community College, Northeast
> 3800 N. Anthony Blvd
> Fort Wayne IN 46805
> (260) 480-2033
> cprice55 at ivytech.edu

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