Our library is still on 7. We will most likely almost wait until the
release of Window 8.1. We will be moving to touch screen monitors as well.
On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 10:26 AM, Eric Phetteplace <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Hi Stuart,
> We've received a number of Surface RT tablets which we'll be using in the
> Fall. Right now, it's only staff trying them out but eventually students
> will use them. We don't have a timeline for migrating our public computers
> to Windows 8.
> My biggest impression is it's probably wise to wait until Windows 8.1
> brings back the Start button before upgrading. The lack of a start button
> seriously frustrates users who have grown accustomed to routing all their
> actions through it. The touch screen side of the interface would also work
> best alongside touch screen monitors, so that's another consideration.
> Eric Phetteplace
> Emerging Technologies Librarian
> Chesapeake College
> Wye Mills, MD
> On Wed, Jul 24, 2013 at 9:01 AM, Forrest, Stuart <[log in to unmask]>
> > Hi All
> > Just taking a quick poll...Who is using windows 8 in their libraries and
> > of those how many use staff, public, both?? And if not why??
> > Thanks
> > Stuart Forrest PhD
> > Library Systems Specialist
> > Beaufort County Library
> > Beaufort
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