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Instant Web forms and surveys for public libraries
Junion-Metz, Gail, 1947-
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Publication Information:
New York : Neal-Schuman, [2001]

Physical Description:
xiii, 241 pages : illustrations, forms ; 28 cm + 1 computer optical disc (4 3/4 in.).
General Note:
Includes index.

Disc contains twenty-four customizable academic library forms and surveys in HTML format. Includes matching Perl scripts and tutorial.
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Z715 .J86 2001 Adult Non-Fiction Central Closed Stacks-Oversize

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A collection of Web forms and surveys for public libraries. The pack contains a manual and a CD-ROM featuring 24 ready-to-use forms and surveys, a step-by-step tutorial, PERL scripts to gather surveys online, PDF files of the manual, and a selection of graphics and text.

Table of Contents

Prefacep. v
What's On the CD?p. vi
What's In the Accompanying Manual?p. x
Sources for Further Helpp. xi
Acknowledgmentsp. xiii
Introductionp. 1
Needed Skillsp. 1
File Servers--A Brief Checklistp. 2
HTML Forms--A Brief Overviewp. 2
Perl Scripts--A Brief Introductionp. 9
Section 1 How to Use the Cd-Rom
Preview and Select a Form/Surveyp. 17
After You Download the Files to Your Desktopp. 17
Step 1 Save the Downloaded Filesp. 17
Step 2 Check to See If Your Server Has a Perl Interpreterp. 18
Step 3 Get the Paths to Your Server's E-mail Program and Perl Interpreterp. 18
Step 4 Complete the Required Form Informationp. 18
Step 5 Complete the Required Script Informationp. 20
Step 6 (optional) Modify the HTML Formsp. 21
Step 7 (optional) Modify the Form Colorsp. 22
Step 8 (optional) Modify the Perl Scriptsp. 23
Before You Upload the Files to Your Serverp. 25
Step 1 Test the Files Before They're Uploadedp. 25
Step 2 Create Directories on Your Server to Hold the Forms/Scriptsp. 26
Step 3 Set up Your Computers to View the Formsp. 27
Step 4 Save the Files One Last Time ... Just in Casep. 28
Upload the Files to Your Serverp. 28
FTP (file transfer)--A Brief Overviewp. 28
Step 1 Locate an FTP Program and Learn FTP Basicsp. 29
Step 2 Transfer the Files to Your Web Serverp. 29
Step 3 Test the Files After You've Uploaded Themp. 29
Section 2 Forms, Surveys, and Scripts
Group 1 Reference Forms/Surveysp. 35
Ask a Reference Question formp. 36
Research Help Request formp. 43
Library Use Surveyp. 51
Comments, Suggestions formp. 64
Internet Search Help formp. 70
Group 2 Library Instruction Forms/Surveysp. 77
Meet With a Librarian formp. 78
Find a Class formp. 85
Program/Training Surveyp. 92
Group 3 Library Computers Forms/Surveysp. 101
Reserve a Library Computer formp. 102
Library Web User Surveyp. 109
Remote Web User Surveyp. 119
Group 4 Library Web Site Forms/Surveysp. 129
Suggest a New Web Link formp. 130
Report a Broken Link or Problem formp. 136
Sign Our Guest Book formp. 143
Library Web Site Surveyp. 149
Group 5 Collection Development Forms/Surveysp. 161
Library Purchase Request formp. 162
Reading Interests Surveyp. 169
Group 6 InterLibrary Loan Formsp. 179
InterLibrary Loan Request formp. 180
InterLibrary Loan Renewal formp. 189
Group 7 Circulation Formsp. 195
Library Card Application formp. 196
Hold/Recall/Renew formp. 204
Missing Item Report formp. 212
Group 8 Miscellaneous Formsp. 219
Reserve a Meeting Room formp. 220
Incident Report formp. 229
Indexp. 213
About the Authorsp. 239
How to Launch the CDp. 241