Help with Implications of Library's place in University DNS

<your name> Michael Yunkin michael.yunkin at UNLV.EDU
Wed Sep 19 12:56:45 EDT 2012

Web technologies in libraries <WEB4LIB at LISTSERV.ND.EDU> wrote on 09/19/2012
09:19:43 AM:

> From: Nina Mchale <milehighbrarian at GMAIL.COM>

> SEO and technical issues aside, consider human factors as well.
> Imagine yourself giving someone the URL over the phone. Is it easier
> to say "That's lib, L-I-B, dot..." OR just "That's library dot..."
> ...followed by the domain name and suffix,

Given that "library" appears to be among the most difficult words to spell
in the English language (see our referring search terms, littered with
'libary') I'd say that's a questionable advantage of one over the other.

-Michael Yunkin
Web Content Manager/Usability Specialist
UNLV Libraries
Las Vegas, NV

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