RE: MediaNet

Adrienne Howard (
Wed, 21 Apr 1999 15:09:58 -0700 (PDT)


I meant to respond to this as soon as it was first posted, just never got
around to it. At Portland Public Schools in Portland, Oregon we have had
MediaNet for over 5 years and we are very happy with its versatility and

I have to agree with a previous poster that MediaNet tends to be not too
terribly "user-friendly" at times, especially when you are trying to create
custom reports. But they do have an extremely responsive customer service
department that is ready to help whenever you need it.

The people at MediaNet have always very helpful when we were ready to
upgrade equipment, in fact they offered us a deal to upgrade from our VAX to
a new Workstation that not even Digital could beat with an educational

We also have their online catalog and ordering system and it has been very
well received in our district.

Anyway, I know I may be gushing a bit, but before MediaNet we had 3
different unrelated systems that did what MediaNet does for us now.

Adrienne Howard
Portland Public Schools