[bksvol-discuss] Re: The hold discussion

I didn't read the message below yours and there is no reason to be offended. I just brought it up for discussion due to the book way back in December and yes I respect the honor system. I am going by what the policy came into being back in January, maybe the proof reader had a problem or just forgot about the book. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Valerie Maples" <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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Robert;

I was replying to Tracy who said she had poached books in the past. Again, Carrie said she would retain holds on agreement of the scanner and proofreader. In my case, sometimes getting my books shipped back to me can take a while for me to have the text to proof from.

I guess I will just quit lending my eyes and only do "my" books that I have bought or requested if people are going to be so nasty about respecting holds or understanding why some of us want to volunteer instead of free reading. I will quit buying books on my series I am supplying if there is going to be so much dissension on whether I can proof books I spent our limited funds on to add to the collection.

Y'all sure do know how to ruin a good thing!

Valerie


On Mar 1, 2010, at 11:53 AM, robert tweedy wrote:

Valerie remember if a person's name is on a book it's theirs. If it is two weeks, then that is what it should be or what ever the staff decide. ----- Original Message ----- From: "Valerie Maples" <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Monday, March 01, 2010 11:39 AM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: The hold discussion


Please don't poach mine (hold for Valerie or Valerie Maples)! I spent lots of money buying books just so I could scan or proof. i do not read anything; just proof and try to help out when people need sight on some books so sometimes my own requests are there longer than others.

Please ask before poaching; that really is unkind to those of us who have invested our own money to add books we want to read who never check out, only volunteer!

Valerie


On Mar 1, 2010, at 10:17 AM, Tracy Carcione wrote:

And, frankly, if something has had a "hold for" for several months, and
I'm really interested, I might poach.

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