[bksvol-discuss] Re: just submitted

Maybe some scanners could take a break from submitting and validate a few? 
<smile>

Sue S.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: Katie Star
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2006 7:07 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: just submitted


Heya Jake,



I know Carrie does a lot for the list and I have validated a couple of her 
scans. Both excellentJ



I agree with what you are saying Jake. IF we could get the list down to 200 
to 250 it would make browsing and selecting books to validate easier. Now 
the newest books or the books that are put back on step one are at the top. 
The first 100 get browsed and selected while those at the bottom of the list 
linger.



But the nice thing is we keep growing the collection and the admin queue is 
well under 100 these daysJ



I read/validated a book called the Little Ice Age a while back and this 
morning on the bus had a wonderful discussion with a former storm chaser and 
meteorologist.





Katie Hill

Miracles happen not in opposition to Nature, but in opposition to

what we know of Nature.

-St. Augustine


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From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Jake Brownell
Sent: Friday, June 30, 2006 3:52 PM
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: just submitted



AHH! Yikes, we want to shrink it though. *grin*



It might be best to hold off on the bulk scanning until we can get this list 
down to a better, more manageable number like 250, rather than the 430 it is 
now.



That would have the added benefit of us working on older books that have 
been around for a while, and, if that is done, then the turn around time for 
books overall should improve.



Thoughts? Other ideas?



Jake

PS. In no way does this message want to say we don't appreciate all you do 
for us Carrie!

  ----- Original Message ----- 

  From: Carrie Karnos

  To: Bookshare Vol Group

  Sent: Friday, June 30, 2006 4:25 PM

  Subject: [bksvol-discuss] just submitted



  I managed to squeeze a few more books into the download queue.  They are:

  Wheels of Life: A User's Guide to the Chakras System by Anodea Judith
  Sacred Hunger by Barry Unsworth
  You, Your Child and Drugs by the Child Study Association
  Baal by Robert R. McCammon
  The Revolution of Hope: Toward a Humanized Technology by Erich Fromm
  Inside, Outside by Herman Wouk
  Psychic Discoveries Behind the Iron Curtain by Sheila Ostrander
  The Apprentice: My Life in the Kitchen by Jacques Pépin
  Death Comes for the Archbishop by Willa Cather
  Topper: A Ribald Adventure by Thorne Smith

  A few days ago I submitted:
  Zoya by Barbara Taylor Bradford
  The Vital Spark: 101 Outstanding Lives by Lowell Thomas
  Legs by William Kennedy

  As usual, a wide variety of books.  Carrie


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