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Hi Michael,

Just curious, but is there a reason you're not just doing
http://study.library.nova.edu (sans the /whatever)?

Rosy


On Fri, Nov 30, 2012 at 9:25 AM, Ellen Wilson <[log in to unmask]>wrote:

> 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,
> >
> >
> >
> > 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.
> >
> >
> >
> > 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.
> >
> >
> >
> > Just picking your brains. Thanks!
> >
> >
> >
> > Michael Schofield(@nova.edu) | @gollydamn | Front-End Librarian ŗ
> > www.ns4lib.com
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
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