Re: For Whom the Gate Tolls?

From: Tony Barry <tonyb_at_NETINFO.COM.AU>
Date: Mon, 31 Aug 1998 15:23:35 +1000

At 9:57 AM 1998/08/29, John Grohol PsyD wrote:
>It's amazing, but I think
>often times these usability issues are overlooked, despite
>their significance. Are people willing to pay for the
>convenience of a paper journal? I think in the short-term,

If I'm at the university it takes me 10 minutes to walk to the library, 5
minutes to find the journal and copy the article and 10 minutes to walk
back. If I'm at home add 40 minutes.

For an online journal it takes me two minutes to connect regardless if I am
at the university or at home and maybe another few minutes to print a hard

For me and increasingly for others, tracking down the print copy will come
a bad second to immediate desk availability.


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