Archive for the ‘Web site’ Category

New acquisitions lists in MIDCAT

Monday, January 28th, 2013

I miss the old way that MIDCAT organized the ‘new acquisitions’ lists by the month. The new format, with the covers of the various library acquisitions, looks nice but it’s not very useful for browsing. I think it would be very handy to be able to sort the list by acquisition type — e.g, book, DVD, music CD, score, map, etc.

Mike Sheridan

ERes link

Thursday, November 10th, 2011

This is ridiculous. I can’t find E-Res. I’ve found it before, and I’m sure I’ll find it again in the next few minutes. But it’s silly that E-res is on on the list of quick links or main subtopics like ‘research’ and ‘borrowing’.

Mike Sheridan

Contact HelpDesk via website

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

Link for emailing the Helpdesk DIRECTLY from the web, without having to use email. This is because a recurring problem (that is taking exceedngly too long to fix) is occuring. A number of people can’t log into their webmail middlebury address so they have no concrete way fo contacting the helpdesk from the coputers. And therefore they have no way to immediately communicate the continuation of the problem to support. When we call, we are asked “are you at a computer now?” Therefore, it seems a necessity to have a direct communication other than webmail to the helpdesk.

From Annalisa

Link to library hours

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

Is there a link to library hours? If so what is it? If not my suggestion is that one be created with hours for all libraries.


From David Dorman

Link to course descriptions from course schedule page

Monday, April 13th, 2009

it would be nice if you could get to the course descriptions straight from the course schedule page. At the moment, when you click the CRN of a course on the page it takes you to a BannerWeb page labeled “Class Schedule Listing.” Could the course descriptions that are on the various academic department pages be linked or pasted into this BannerWeb page?

From Nolan Maier

Add a street address to “Campus Maps” page

Wednesday, April 8th, 2009

Let’s add a street address for Middlebury College to our “Campus Maps” page so that visitors can enter the address into their car’s GPS.  The St Michael’s map does this.

Return the go directory

Wednesday, December 3rd, 2008

One of the suggestions we got from a survey attached to the LIS eNewsletter was to have an article about the “go dictionary” but now I see that it has been discontinued.

From Barbarra Merz

Need web form to report missing books

Tuesday, November 25th, 2008

Provide a form on the MC Libraries website to report a missing book.

Broken link on archives page

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

I’m intrigued by your archives, but get an error message when I click the links:

Error looking up collection %2Farchstud

I tried in both IE and Firefox and received the same error. Thanks!

from Researcher (granddaughter of a Middlebury grad)

Make ‘go’ links easier to find

Tuesday, August 26th, 2008
  • When possible, add a note with the appropriate go/ short-cut to the headers of pages with go/ links, so folks will know how to get there again.
  • Create an easy to find reverse gotionary–and, possibly category directory–of go/links, with all the items that currently have go/links. Sometimes it’s difficult to figure out what the go/ link could be.

Submitted by: J. Simmons.

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