Re: Endeavor media scheduler - Who is using it? Are you happy with it?

Judith Edwards (Judith.Edwards@lib.monash.edu.au)
Sun, 15 Oct 2000 14:36:57 -0700 (PDT)

I am also interested in the Voyager Media Scheduler - please forward any
replies.
Thank you
Judith

kaym@nait.ab.ca wrote:
>
> Chris:
>
> Could you please forward any replies to me. We are in the process of
> implementing our Voy. Med. Sched. and I would be interested in any feedback
> you get. Thanks.
>
> Kay Mulcaster
> Northern Alberta Institute of Technology Library
> Edmonton, Alberta T5G 2R1
> kaym@nait.ab.ca
> Phone: 780 471 8794
> FAX: 780 471 8813/491-3014
>
>
> clewis@american.edu
> Sent by: To: Multiple recipients of list
> videolib@library.be <videolib@library.berkeley.edu>
> rkeley.edu cc:
> Subject: Endeavor media scheduler - Who is
> using it? Are you happy with it?
> 10/13/00 09:52 AM
> Please respond to
> videolib
>
>
>
> We have had Endeavor's Voyager media scheduler installed for several
> months but have yet to find a way to effectively use it. The problems we
> encountered with the scheduler include the number of actions required to
> book anything, the hassle of renewing an item, the lack of integration with
> the OPAC, the list goes on. We have avoided implementing it because we
> foresee long lines while desk staff are frantically mouse-clicking and an
> increase in human error eclipsing the number of errors we hoped to
> eliminate by acquiring the system.
>
> If anyone has a success story with the Voyager scheduler it would inspire
> me to use it as a model to emulate. Since this topic may be of limited
> interest to most videolib readers, I welcome you to contact me directly at
> clewis@american.edu. if there is enough interest I could probably get a
> listserv set up at AU for Voyager scheduler users.
>
> Chris Lewis
> Media Services
> American University Library

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Judith Edwards
Co-ordinator Music Multimedia Section 	
Matheson Library
Monash University
Clayton, Vic 3800 Australia

Phone: +61.3.9905 1128 Fax : +61.3.9905 9142 Email: judith.edwards@lib.monash.edu.au