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Do I detect a Quayle-ism in your subject line?

Jack Stephens
Library Clerk
C.P.M.C. Health Sciences Library
San Francisco CA
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(415) 923 3240

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Diana Balint [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> Sent: Thursday, April 19, 2001 5:16 AM
> To:   [log in to unmask]
> Subject:      hot potatoe, before morning coffee
>
> Excuse the cross posting if you are a solo librarian.
> Employees use our workstations to send e-mail. The
> printer buffer stored an exchange between two employees
> and printed it later and it was handed to me to handle.
> The obscenity-laden message discusses their department
> head, the fatal illness of a doctor's office manager,
> and comments made by said doctor that will cause friction
> for him with the department head.
> Although unsigned, I think the people can be identified
> by the people they discuss and the nicknames used.
> My initial reaction is to provide a copy to the doctor
> and the department head. I feel they should know about
> the lack of confidentiality practiced by these employees
> and the evidence of hostility in their departments.
> Naturally, our institution has yet to draft an e-mail
> policy. Any suggestions?...and this happens before
> the morning cup of coffee!!!!!
> sign me,
> IN THE MIDDLE
>
> --
> Diana Balint
> Medical Library
> POH Medical Center
> 50 N.Perry St.
> Pontiac, MI 48342
> 248-338-5000,ext.3155
> fax: 248-338-5567
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