Because online resources are expensive and frequently the cost is related to usage, Forsyth County (NC) verifies who someone is using photo id when we create a library account and charges a non-resident fee for those who live outside of a specified geographic area. Therefore, we're not in the market for this development. Sorry.
On Thu, Feb 9, 2017 at 9:42 AM, Lindsay Stratton <lstrat...@pls-net.org> wrote: > We are looking into options to allow our patrons to create accounts online > that can be immediately used to access and borrow online materials. > > Looking at the existing patron self-registration feature, that just > creates pending accounts for staff to verify, etc. > > Is anybody else considering/interested in online registration for online > access use? I'd create a wishlist, but am also be interested in finding > potential funding partners. > > > Lindsay Stratton > Library Automation Services Manager > Pioneer Library System > 2557 State Rte 21 > Canandaigua, NY 14424 > 585-394-8260 x104 <(585)%20394-8260> > > -- Lise Keppler, Technical Services Forsyth County Public Library 2851 Fairlawn Dr Winston Salem NC 27106 336-703-3048