[access-uk] Re: mp3 lending services

RNIB Talking books is amazingly good Wendy (except I Still haven't had my
copy of the new HP book yet!  I'd join TB any day if I was you, the
turn-about is very quick and you can have five books out per time!

Christine.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Wendy Sharpe" <w.sharpe@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2007 5:22 PM
Subject: [access-uk] Re: mp3 lending services


> I'm afraid it seems so.  I haven't been a member for long, but turn round
> does seem slow.  However, I think we need to bear in mind that because it
is
> a free service they largely rely on volunteers.  I believe they have about
> sixty people who deal with checking in and sending out books.  Judging
from
> my membership number they have almost 55,000 members, so there must be a
lot
> to deal with every day.  I don't know how RNIB talking books are dealt
with,
> but I suspect they have more people who are paid for the work.  Calibre
> volunteers probably give what time they can each week.
>
> Wendy
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of
> Karen Burgess
> Sent: 29 July 2007 01:53
> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: mp3 lending services
>
> talking of calibre, any people who are current subscribers, what is the
turn
>
> around time like between books, i've only sent my first lot of books back
> and have been waiting on over a week on replacements, is this usual??
>
> karen
> Karen Burgess
>
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> Karen@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Christine Weetman" <goatmum@xxxxxxx>
> To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Sunday, July 29, 2007 1:46 AM
> Subject: [access-uk] Re: mp3 lending services
>
>
> >O Wendy, you couldn't have been any more helpful!  /Thanks so much, I'm
> > going to sort it out tomorrow, but its late now so I should be signing
> > off,
> > Thanks for the big help, most greatful Christine.
> > ----- Original Message -----
> > From: "Wendy Sharpe" <w.sharpe@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Saturday, July 28, 2007 11:52 PM
> > Subject: [access-uk] Re: mp3 lending services
> >
> >
> >> Yes, Calibre are putting their books onto MP3 CD's as well as tape.
> >>
> >> The website is:
> >>
> >> www.calibre.org.uk
> >>
> >> You can find out all about everything there, and you can even fill in
the
> >> application form online.
> >>
> >> For the mailing list, go to:
> >>
> >> www.whitestick.co.uk/
> >>
> >> You will find many interesting links there, but go to the one that says
> > join
> >> a mailing list, and you will find the Calibre list there.  The reason I
> > tell
> >> you to do it this way is that Tom Lorimer, who runs this site, has made
> >> it
> >> very easy by giving you links that you just enter on to join lists.
> >>
> >> I hope that helps.
> >>
> >> Wendy
> >>
> >> -----Original Message-----
> >> From: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
Behalf
> > Of
> >> Christine Weetman
> >> Sent: 28 July 2007 22:53
> >> To: access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Subject: [access-uk] Re: mp3 lending services
> >>
> >> Are you saying Calibra now do Cd's?  How do I re-join it?  I used to be
a
> >> member many years ago?  Do they have their own email group also?
Thanks
> > for
> >> any help. CW
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Adrien Collins" <adriencollins06@xxxxxxx>
> >> To: "access uk" <access-uk@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Friday, July 27, 2007 3:02 PM
> >> Subject: [access-uk] mp3 lending services
> >>
> >>
> >> > Hi
> >> >
> >> > Does any one know of any other book lending services which
> >> > lend books on mp3 disks? I already use Calibre.
> >> >
> >> > Regards
> >> >
> >> > Adrien
> >> >
> >> > You can get me off list at
> >> > adriencollins06@xxxxxxx
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