Share-the-ride: A new way to look at reservations

Eric Perozziello eap at gloworm.Stanford.EDU
Tue Mar 3 14:23:04 PST 2009

A forum already exists:

Would that be useful?


On Tue, 3 Mar 2009, Mary Tang wrote:

> Dear innotec user:
> Reservations, reservations, reservations.  We know they are difficult to
> get and I'm afraid we don't have an easy solution.
> However, it is clear that many people would like to deposit similar
> films.  So starting today, in order to encourage people to
> "share-the-ride", we are asking innotec users to list the film(s) you
> plan to deposit when you make your reservation.
> To do this, make your reservation as usual -- but before you hit "OK",
> make sure to enter information about your deposition on the "Process"
> field (normally, this reads "default".)  It can be as simple as "100 A
> Cr/ 1000 A Au".
> To check the films planned for existing reservations, just double-click
> on the time slot on the Reservations tab on Coral.  A pop-up window will
> show who has made the reservation (and in the case of staff members, for
> whom the reservation was made) as well as entries on the Process field.
> The Coral team is looking at ways to make it easier to look at
> Processes, but in the meantime, using the Reservations tab should be
> workable.
> When you see a reservation with a Process you are interested in, please
> contact that person directly to make your arrangements.
> No, this won't solve the reservations problem, it should be very handy
> for some people who have similar film needs --
> Nice gifts (courtesy of Maurice's amazing design skills) will be
> provided to the first pair of documented ride-sharers.
> Thanks for your attention --
> Your Metals Quality Circle
> --
> Mary X. Tang, Ph.D.
> Stanford Nanofabrication Facility
> CIS Room 136, Mail Code 4070
> Stanford, CA  94305
> (650)723-9980
> mtang at

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