Google Drive (née Docs) will allow you to share your document with other
users so that they can view and comment (and not edit), FWIW. There may be
more elegant solutions that allow, say, nested/threaded comments. I know
there is blog software out there that does this, but it's been a few years
so I forget what it's called.
On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 11:06 AM, Walker, David <[log in to unmask]>wrote:
> Hi all,
> We're looking to put together a large policy document, and would like to
> be able to solicit feedback on the text from librarians and staff across
> two dozen institutions.
> We could just do that via email, of course. But I thought it might be
> better to have something web-based. A wiki is not the best solution here,
> as I don't want those providing feedback to be able to change the text
> itself, but rather just leave comments.
> My fall back plan is to just use Wordpress, breaking the document up into
> various pages or posts, which people can then comment on. But it seems to
> me there must be a better solutions here -- maybe one where people can
> leave comments in line with the text?
> Any suggestions?
> David Walker
> Director, Systemwide Digital Library Services
> California State University