I think in my last message I confused the Am. Mem home page with the
learning page. Mea culpa! I guess the flu I had last week went to my head!
Judy -- I hope your comment in Mel's message here still stands -- that you
were interested in feedback for that page, too.
From: Judith K. Graves <[log in to unmask]>
To: Multiple recipients of list AMFELLOWS <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Friday, February 05, 1999 11:50 AM
Subject: Re: New AM Homepage
>Perhaps you are confusing two different pages.... Both American Memory
>and the Learning Page changed their home pages within days of each other.
>I haven't heard any posts to this list about the AM home page, only the
>No matter what page you are thinking of, I'd really be interested in
>learning more about how and why you find the pages less helpful. Both the
>designer of the AM page and Ursula and I listen carefully to folks on this
>And I'd like you to post comments to this main list. We always hear the
>good things - we don't always get honest critiques -- and yet, that's the
>only way we can make our pages more user-friendly.
>Thanks, Mel, for voicing your opinion. Tell me more. I invite others to
>also tell us more. Our goal is to make this a service to you, and we can't
>do that without your feedback.
>At 07:38 AM 2/5/99 -0800, you wrote:
>>I know everyone has been raving about the new format of the American
>>Memory Homepage and subsequent links; however, after looking at it
>>today for the first time, especially, the page of the description of
>>the collections, I find it less helpful and less attractive than the
>>original page I first encountered over a year ago. I really felt that
>>the description of the contents of the pages was very informative and
>>necessary for a browsing individual to know what he is looking for.
>>Now that information on one(actually several) page(s) has disappeared.
>>One person's opinion.
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>Judith K. Graves
>Education Resources Specialist
>National Digital Library Program
>Library of Congress
>Washington, D.C. 20540-1320
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