[Libs-Or] FW: [DIG_REF] Global Census of Digital Reference--update
caleb.tucker-raymond at co.multnomah.or.us
Tue Oct 21 18:51:07 PDT 2003
I want to encourage you all and all of your institutions to participate in
the upcoming Global Census of Digital Reference.
Very loosely, "digital reference" is any reference service you provide that
isn't in person or on the phone. E-mail, web forms and internet chat all
As project coordinator for our statewide digital reference service, I will
be reporting statistics for Answerland.
Answerland isn't the only service around, so as reference leaders at your
library, please participate by reporting statistics for yoiur library and
help notch the benchmark for digital reference in Oregon and around the
Participation is very simple - collect data on Nov. 3rd, 6th, and 9th and
report it on a web form. Please see the message below for details.
Oregon Statewide Digital Reference Coordinator | Answerland
Multnomah County Library
From: Joe Janes
To: DIG_REF at LISTSERV.SYR.EDU
Sent: 10/21/2003 11:24 AM
Subject: [DIG_REF] Global Census of Digital Reference--update
Hello again. The web page for the census is now available, at
There you will find more details about the project, answers to a few
questions, and the worksheet for use in preparing responses to the
We would love to hear from as many digital information services as
from all kinds of institutional backgrounds. Please consider
yourself, and please share news of this project with other people,
organizations, groups, listservs, etc. The call for participation can
http://www.ischool.washington.edu/jwj/census/call.pdf -- feel free to
distribute that widely.
Thanks in advance for all your help.
Joseph Janes 206/616-0987 jwj at u.washington.edu
Chair, Library and Information Science
Information School, University of Washington
Seattle WA USA
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