So I’ve been reading more old library newsletter stuff today and here are some highlights! Threading unlocked.
From LCSH, acknowledgement that maybe family counseling isn’t just for “problem families”
@platypus oh jeez, thanks for posting these
@platypus LOL it’s like the complete opposite of Follow Me printing now.
@platypus this means that if you put in a print request before, you'd have to wait a minimum of two hours for it to print...?
@InspectorCaracal I guess? It weirds me the heck out!
@platypus Ariel was mind blowing.
@platypus It was a serious game changer.
@sng it astounds me that we could even use the same system now and it would work. Like it looks so solid. No auto searching but for existing ILL requests...
@platypus That’s pretty amazing. Yes.
@platypus "Covers ... working with: ... a window."
@lawremipsum it was 1993 or 94 so I imagine this was a huge deal!
@platypus I'm reminded of a commercial for a time/life book series on computers that I had recorded on a VHS with my MST3k episodes, which answers such questions as "Will these windows change my original document?" which is cemented in my brain from all the times I watched that tape.
@platypus Yes. I remember teaching my father how to click. And I'm not sure he has grasped, years later, that you can have multiple programs running at the same time.
@platypus HEY DID SOMEONE SAY DRUGS - VEHICLES?
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