I sent a note requesting some explicit indication of a footnote to the Cat.
Desktop group this morning. Since then, a colleague here has pointed out to me
that these footnotes are * not indexed* for searching. No wonder we're having
trouble with this!
Would David Reser (or someone else at LC) consider turning this footnote into
part of the LCRI itself? It certainly is important and substantive enough!!
Richard Amelung wrote:
> I have to chime in here ... not about E-reproductions, but about using
> color to indicator ANYTHING !!! For those of us who are
> "chromatically challenged" ... how would I know it was in green????
> Now blue I can see, but green ... ahhhhhhhhhh!
> David Van Hoy wrote:
> >In your version of Cataloger's Desktop does "Non-microform
> >Reproductions" have a green tint to it? Try clicking that.
> >I'm not so sure that eliminating the actual footnote number of the
> >from the text was a great idea. Having subtle shading to the color of
> >the text be the sole indicatation of the presence of a footnote may be
> >expecting too much from most users of CD.
> >David Van Hoy / MIT / [log in to unmask]
> >>Something is amiss here as this footnote doesn't appear in the LCRI of my
> >>version of Cataloger's Desktop.
> >>Celine Noel
> >>UNC-Chapel Hill