[teknoids] RE: First annual law school dead tree Olympics

John Mayer jmayer at cali.org
Wed Dec 9 15:28:10 EST 2009


I think you should print the results on a color inkjet on 80 lb card
stock and send it to every faculty, staff and student in the US.

John


On Wed, Dec 9, 2009 at 12:52 PM, Rich McCue <rmccue at uvic.ca> wrote:
> Ben,
>
> I hope you post the final results on a web page so that we can honour (or was that shame) the students who have worked so hard to reduce so many trees to pulp ;-)
>
> Rich
>
> P.S. Because of our Library renovations that didn't end until mid November our printing totals are probably a bit low.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: teknoids-bounces at ruckus.law.cornell.edu [mailto:teknoids-bounces at ruckus.law.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of Chapman, Ben
> Sent: Wednesday, December 09, 2009 8:46 AM
> To: Teknoids
> Subject: Re: [teknoids] RE: First annual law school dead tree Olympics
>
> I definitely think per student is the way to go. Here are the current per-student standings:
>
> 1) LSU (514 per head)
> 2) New Mexico (338)
> 3) UC Davis nipping at UNM's heels (302)
>
> Wait a minute... Mercer has just joined the fray. They're just barely short of UC Davis, but a very respectable fourth, with 289 pages per student. :)
>
> It's early though. Plenty of time for the rest of you stewards of the domestic lumber industry to get your counts in.
>
> Enjoy the exam season,
>
> Ben
>
>
>
> On 12/8/09 5:23 PM, "John Mayer" <jmayer at cali.org> wrote:
>
>> There should be categories for total pages printed and average pages
>> printed per student.  Wouldn't want Georgetown to win when Hawaii
>> could be the real tree kiler ;-)
>>
>> John
>>
>> On Tue, Dec 8, 2009 at 3:00 PM, Chapman, Ben <ben.chapman at emory.edu> wrote:
>>> Sorry, had to print out your email before replying. ;) No, that is
>>> their own shameful burden to bear.
>>>
>>> Best regards,
>>>
>>> Ben
>>>
>>> On 12/8/09 3:07 PM, "Leers, Susanna" <leers at pitt.edu> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Are you including all the printing to the free Westlaw and Lexis printers?
>>>>
>>>> Warm regards,
>>>> Susanna M. Leers
>>>> E-Research & Technology Services Librarian Barco Law Library
>>>> University of Pittsburgh School of Law 3900 Forbes Ave.
>>>> Pittsburgh, PA 15213
>>>> 412 648-1329
>>>>
>>>> P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: teknoids-bounces at ruckus.law.cornell.edu
>>>> [mailto:teknoids-bounces at ruckus.law.cornell.edu] On Behalf Of
>>>> Chapman, Ben
>>>> Sent: Tuesday, December 08, 2009 2:54 PM
>>>> To: Teknoids
>>>> Subject: [teknoids] First annual law school dead tree Olympics
>>>>
>>>> Folks,
>>>>
>>>> Just for fun (and because I like Google spreadsheets), I've created
>>>> a quick form for you to indicate the number of sheets your students
>>>> have printed from 11/1 through 12/6. This is a somewhat arbitrary 5
>>>> week period, but it should catch the run-up to exams.
>>>>
>>>> As a data point, students at Emory printed almost exactly 140,000
>>>> pages during that period, about 200 pages per student. Not exactly
>>>> paperless nirvana.
>>>>
>>>> Here's the link to the survey form:
>>>>
>>>>  * http://tinyurl.com/yjtjqkg
>>>>
>>>> Only 3 required questions: school name, number of pages printed
>>>> during the time period, and number of FTE law students. The school
>>>> with the highest number of pages per FTE student gets a prize. Not
>>>> sure what yet. :)
>>>>
>>>> I'll share the results.
>>>>
>>>> Best regards,
>>>>
>>>> Ben
>>>>
>>>> P.S. Sorry to prolong the printing discussion, TB.
>>>>
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