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I'd be inclined to go with "study," since that's the function the users
care about. That said, if your students are like ours, they are not going
to pay one bit of attention to the name of the link. I'm amazed how many
clicks students will go through to get to their university email, for
example.

Ellen


On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 8:05 AM, Michael Schofield <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> Whatís up everyone,
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> We are homegrowing a study room reservation system and weíre within a week
> of making it liveóbut still in betaóto the public. Right now, on our
> staging
> box, our URI looks like something.library.nova.edu/room-res. /room-res
> doesnít mean anything, to me. The public URI will be similarly long, like
> somethingelse.library.nova.edu/whatever.
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> Any recommendations or experience with your own reservation links? IMHO, it
> should be simple, since the link is already going to be on the long end.
> Right now Iím vying for /reservations, but TBH this system is just for
> public study rooms and not for our larger conference rooms Ė Iím not sure
> our primary users [the students and faculty] will care, but weíll
> definitely
> be reminded of that technicality by other librarians J. I donít like
> /studyrooms, but itís the best Iíve got since Iím avoiding hyphens.
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> Just picking your brains. Thanks!
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> Michael Schofield(@nova.edu) | @gollydamn | Front-End Librarian ŗ
> www.ns4lib.com
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University of South Alabama
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