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 <>

> 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

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