Date: Mon, 06 Aug 2001 11:06:30 -0400
From: David Goodman <dgoodman@Princeton.EDU>
Subject: Re: TDNet (Minh-Thu Nguyen)
For the record, my comment was general, and does not particularly apply
to TDnet, which I have not yet seen in any form.
> Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2001 18:43:22 -0400
> From: Minh-Thu Nguyen <minh-thu.nguyen@POLYMTL.CA>
> Subject: Re: TDNet - Electronic Journals Management (David Goodman)
> > Date: Fri, 03 Aug 2001 13:10:40 -0400
> > From: David Goodman <dgoodman@Princeton.EDU>
> > Subject: Re: TDNet - Electronic Journals Management (Dan Lester)
> > I have pretty much the same attitude, but my reason is that in such
> > cases I suspect very strongly that *all* the vendor has available is a
> > mock-up demonstration, and that there is no real working system to
> > demonstrate.
> > Even that can sometimes be of use, if there is someone who can explain
> > how the real system works or will work, but the reps in these cases
> > usually don't know enough to do that.
> In the case of TDnet, I know of only one operational system at Oxford University
> Libraries at http://www.bodley.ox.ac.uk/ejournals/index.html.
> The system is supposed to be protected using IP address.
> Minh-Thu Nguyen
> Ecole Polytechnique - Montreal
and Digital Resources Researcher
Princeton University Library
Princeton, NJ 08544-0001