[Ex-plain] Lennie

Robert Sanderson azaroth at liverpool.ac.uk
Wed Apr 24 14:41:55 CEST 2002


> > I'm not sure.  What do libraries really gain from website hits?  RLG
> > would certainly, but individual libraries?  (I'm not a library
> > person, even if I do work in one)
> Well, I don't know enough about commercial realities to say anything
> very assertive here, but I can't help asking: if libraries (or any
> other Z39.50 server provider) isn't trying to get hits, then why have
> they put a server up?

For people who are going to come in to search their catalogue.  If 
someone's not going to come in and borrow a book, why do they ever need to 
go to the library's web site/Z server?

Rob

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