[Athen] "walk-in" terminology

Howard Kramer Howard.Kramer at Colorado.EDU
Wed Jan 23 13:07:03 PST 2008

Here's another question for the oracle known as ATHEN. I was asked by
another department on campus if the term "walk-in" which refers to an
individual requesting services in-person at the library without an
appointment, is offensive.

Is this considered poor terminology because of the reference to the physical
act of walking? I would think this is okay but thought I'd get the opinion
of others.



Howard Kramer
Assistive Technology Lab Coordinator
AT Conference Coordinator
Disability Services
CU-Boulder, 107 UCB
Boulder, Co 80309

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