Re: [IUG] Encore and the yahoo images link
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We decided not to move forward with the Yahoo! Images for now. We went ahead
and requested the Encore Team to disable this section for us. As a result,
our INN-REACH section moved to the top providing the visibility we were
You can take a look at our Encore catalog:
Westerville Public Library
126 S. State St. | Westerville, OH 43081
Phone: 614.882.7277 | ext 165
On 3/5/09 9:23 AM, "Phil Shirley" <pshirley at cuyahogafallslibrary dot org> wrote:
> Why should we keep the Yahoo images in Encore 2.0 rather than having
> them removed so that everything else in the right column can move up? I
> would be interested to hear other's thoughts on this, whether you have
> Encore or not. I can see that it's cool to have the images, and not
> only has a "wow" factor and is visually appealing but also it's Encore
> as a discovery platform for all kinds of things and not just a catalog
> search. On the other hand, I can't see why this one particular Internet
> resource is so important that it should be on this page, especially on
> the top; I'd rather do everything I can to help people find things in
> our catalog and to get them to click on the link to find results in our
> INN-Reach consortium. I love all the extremely useful things on the
> Encore results screen, but I don't see how the Yahoo images is nearly as
> useful, and I see it as just making it harder to see the other things.
> Maybe there's something I'm just not thinking of?
> Our Encore:
> Some sites that are on 2.0, with the Yahoo Images:
> Some sites that are on 2.0 with *no* Yahoo Images:
> John Schlosser wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> We have just installed our encore server and notice when you do a search
>> there is a yahoo images link on the side panel.
>> I know it can be disable by III, but I was wondering how many of you are
>> keeping that active?
>> I see that as a huge potential problem for all of our inhouse catalog systems
>> b/c it gives users a way onto the internet and would let them check their
>> email and browse the web from our catalogs without ever logging into our
>> Patron Internet Security System.
>> How many of you are running encore with the yahoo images active for your
>> local inhouse catalog computers?
>> How do you stop the user from using it as an internet workstation?
>> Thank you for your time.
>> John Schlosser
>> Santa Clara City Library
>> Lib IT
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