At the Ref Desk (1/16/19): Today's funny: Got an IM from a student asking who to contact for an overdue book. I texted him the phone number for Access Services. Student replied back that he'd call once his class was over. Um, right. [more...]
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Silly Security Questions on Online Forms

Submitted by Leo Klein on Mon, 12/3/07 (12:22pm)

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People who don't drive might have a problem with the "security" question I came across while applying for a subscription to "Streaming Media": "What was the color of your first car?"

Form of the Week: Registration at Odeo.com

Submitted by Leo Klein on Tue, 1/30/07 (1:02pm)

Props to Odeo.com for making our lives a little bit easier:

The Usability of Logging In

Submitted by Leo Klein on Thu, 1/4/07 (12:17pm)

Emre Sokullu writes about the "big barrier" of logging in to a site and what companies do to make things easier: