Re: Webcheckout system

Patricia O'Donnell (
Tue, 7 Nov 2000 10:42:00 -0800 (PST)

How expensive is "very expensive"?

>On the flip side of this, webcheckout would be overkill for us here - and
>very expensive! I went to their demo at last years CCUMC conference and
>they demoed it again at this years a couple of weeks ago. I didn't go to
>the conference last year but I spoke to OnShore on the phone about it. It
>will be interesting to see who actually picks up the product to use -
>other than Chicago Art Institute...
>---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
>From: Mary Laskowski <>
>Date: Fri, 3 Nov 2000 07:13:06 -0800 (PST)
>We also had a conversation with OnShore, but they were amazed to discover
>the size of our media collection/operation, and would have to rewrite their
>software to accomodate us. We compared their features with our homegrown
>system and discovered that though theirs is flashy and much prettier to
>look at, ours is more functional.
>Mary Laskowski
>Undergraduate Library Media Center
>University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
>Tami-Jo Eckley
>Electronic Services & Media Librarian
>Manhattanville College Library
>Purchase, New York 10577
>Tel:(914) 323-5274
>Fax:(914) 694-8139