Re: self-service check outs at libraries Dan Lester 12 Jan 2005 21:32 UTC

I'd recommending joining the list for circulation issues, where you can
get a bunch of information and experiences and opinions.

You can go to

to join the list.  Once you join, the archives there are searchable. This
has been a very popular topic there.

dan, listowner

----- Original Message -----
From: Garry Church gchurch@LAREDO.EDU
Sent: 1/12/05 3:06 PM
Subject: Re: [SERIALST] self-service check outs at libraries

> You might talk to some public libraries/librarians that use these
> self-service machines. Ideally, they would have reviewed the literature
> in their decision to use them. This means actually interacting with
> other people to find things out. A physical site visit would also give
> you a lot of observational information. IN person, you could do some
> qualitative research on those who use these machines - patrons to get
> some feedback -on site interviews, surveys, etc.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: SERIALST: Serials in Libraries Discussion Forum [mailto:SERIALST@LIST.UVM.EDU] On Behalf Of Maha Kumaran
> Sent: Monday, January 10, 2005 2:53 PM
> Subject: [SERIALST] self-service check outs at libraries
> Hi,
> I am new on this list and am looking for some help on
> articles/information/papers published on self-service checkouts at
> libraries.  I am interested in writing a research paper on this for
> school and would appreciate any help any of you can give me.  Personal
> opinions are welcome too.  Maha Kumaran
> Maha Kumaran
> Information Professional