[bksvol-discuss] Re: Approval queue

  • From: Carrie Karnos <ckarnos@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 1 Oct 2009 13:56:06 -0700 (PDT)

Hi Sue,

Yes, the approval queue is huge. It's the end of the quarter so the outsourcers 
are trying to get all their books in, in order to be paid for them. And of 
course, since it's the beginning of the school year, we have had a large number 
of requests for textbooks, from both K-12 and adult students. I'm chopping and 
scanning all the books that arrive each day, so that the books go to the 
outsourcers pronto. I'm trying to get to the books in the approval queue from 
volunteers first, before the outsourcers, and also to the bestsellers and 
student requests. And I'm testing a new feature that will be released in 
another month or two. (Sorry, I can't say what it is, just giving you a little 
teaser! :-))

I'll tackle the approval queue this weekend (tomorrow, I focus on the new 


From: siss52 <siss52@xxxxxxxxxxx>
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Sent: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 9:14:05 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Approval queue

Hi All,
The books awaiting approval queue is really big!  
Bookshare must have Carrie working on other things.  I am not criticizing 
you, Carrie.  Please do not think that.  This is merely an 
observation.  (smile)
Sue S.


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