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Highline Community Hospital Healthcare Network <[log in to unmask]>
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Medical Libraries Discussion List <[log in to unmask]>
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Wed, 4 Feb 1998 18:48:44 -0800
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On Wed, 4 Feb 1998, Peg Allen wrote:

[snip]
> I'm connected at 28.8, the highest rate supported by local phone company.
> I simply cannot believe the loading time.
>
> And, why, why, has MLA gone to a frames site that keeps you there, in their
> frame, as you move on to other sites?  This is one of my biggest complaints
> about websites.
[snip]

What she said... I've visited the site and registered my displeasure with
the webmaster as well.  At least I believe I did; I hit the "send" button
but got no confirmation that anything had gone out.  A frustrating,
low-content-for-high-user-effort website.

I'm not a neophyte designer so I believe I know whereof I speak.  I
designed and wrote the pages listed below and in fact the entire rest of
that site.  It's obvious to me that no one involved in the design of the
MLA site had users' needs in mind.

Val

Valerie Lawrence, MLS    <[log in to unmask]>
Planetree Health Library
Highline Community Hospital Health Care Network
16251 Sylvester Road SW, Burien, WA  98166-3052  USA
Voice 206/244-4052; Fax 206/244-4674
Library URL:  http://www.halcyon.com/hchnet/library.htm
Hospital URL:  http://www.halcyon.com/hchnet/

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