[bksvol-discuss] Re: Rui's UR: for the lists

  • From: "Tina Birnenbaum" <tinabir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 28 Sep 2005 19:59:21 -0700

Got it Cindy thanks willcheck it out.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 8:58 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Rui's UR: for the lists


> Oh, dear. You mean I did it again? Forgot to include
> what I said I would.
>
> Here's the URL for the site where Rui keeps the lists:
>
> http://members.cox.net/booksharescans
>
> It isn't Rui's fault that the lists aren't always
> up-to-date. He only  puts on the lists what people
> send to him. In the case of Marissa's List, that comes
> from Gustavo at bookshare.org, as does the list of
> Fair books in the collection. I'm not totally clear
> what the other two lists are--books that were rejected
> and should be rescanned, or books that are sitting on
> the download list and have problems?
>
> Cindy
>
>
> --- Tina Birnenbaum <tinabir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>
> > Hmmm I thougt someone said Rui's site isn't kept up
> > to date always. If it
> > is, can you just send me the link and I'll just keep
> > it in my book folder?
> > Thanks.
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > Sent: Tuesday, September 27, 2005 11:39 AM
> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: book approval?
> >
> >
> > > Do you know about Marissa's List? If you download
> > it
> > > from Rui's site, and do a Find, you can find out
> > if
> > > your book is being validated or is in the
> > > administrator pool. If you give us the title,  I
> > can
> > > check quickly for you, because Ihave it on my
> > > desktop--well, maybe not so quickly because I'm
> > > leaving the house soon.
> > >
> > > Here is the URL for the lists Rui is kind enough
> > to
> > > keep up for us--books requested, books that need
> > to be
> > > re-scanned because of their condition, books that
> > > people are validating, and books awaiting
> > > administrator approval. Imay have left something
> > out,
> > > but if I have you'll find it.
> > >
> > > The only problem with Marissa's list (named in
> > honor
> > > of a former bookshare employee who maintained it
> > until
> > > she left to go to graduate school,; I've included
> > for
> > > myself the name of her predecessor who started
> > it). is
> > > that it isn't updated frequently, so it gets out
> > of
> > > date quickly. Still, it's better than nothing.
> > >
> > > Cindy
> > >
> > > --- Tina Birnenbaum <tinabir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I see and checked the step 1 page last night and
> > it
> > > > isn't ther so hopefully
> > > > that is a good sign. I don't lik moving on to a
> > new
> > > > book until I know the
> > > > old was or not approved so, willremember this
> > though
> > > > haven't don much wiyth
> > > > the advanced search stuff.
> > > > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
> > > > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > > > Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 8:19 PM
> > > > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: book approval?
> > > >
> > > >
> > > > > Hi, Tina,
> > > > >
> > > > > You've hit on one problem with the system.
> > People
> > > > who
> > > > > submit books do get an email notice that their
> > > > book
> > > > > has been accepted or rejected after it goes
> > > > through
> > > > > the validation and administrator approval
> > process.
> > > > >
> > > > > Unfortunately, we validators don't. Thus some
> > > > books
> > > > > that validators have thought they approved
> > have
> > > > ended
> > > > > up back on the download list and the validator
> > > > didn't
> > > > > notice, because we don't go back and look for
> > > > books we
> > > > > think we're finished with. The only to know if
> > a
> > > > book
> > > > > you've validated is in the collection is to do
> > > > what
> > > > > you are doing, which is to check the
> > collection.
> > > > I've
> > > > > decided that I also should check the download
> > list
> > > > to
> > > > > see if a book is back on it for some reason,
> > but I
> > > > > probably won't. It takes too long to load, for
> > > > > impatient me, even with cable or DSL. modem.
> > When
> > > > I
> > > > > want to check the collection I go to Advance
> > > > Search
> > > > > and use Find, and I get results very quickly.
> > > > >
> > > > > Cindy
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > >
> > > > > -- Tina Birnenbaum <tinabir@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> > wrote:
> > > > >
> > > > > > Hi. For people who've had books approved,
> > are
> > > > you
> > > > > > notified by e-mail or do you just have to
> > look
> > > > on
> > > > > > the pages to see? I've only had one book
> > > > approved
> > > > > > that I've tried validating and camn't
> > remember
> > > > how I
> > > > > > saw it I think just on the new book page.
> > Just
> > > > > > curious how others find that out.
> > > > > >   ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > >   From: Gerald Hovas
> > > > > >   To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > >   Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 3:46 PM
> > > > > >   Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Bookshare
> > > > reaches
> > > > > > 24,000 Books - some category info
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   Lissi,
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   I don't know when Bookshare hit 23,000,
> > but
> > > > > > Gustavo sent a notice on June 14 that
> > Bookshare
> > > > had
> > > > > > reached 22,500, and there was a big
> > announcement
> > > > on
> > > > > > the website back in January when Bookshare
> > reach
> > > > > > 20,000.  1000 books by the end of the year
> > > > should be
> > > > > > easy since, from what I've noticed,  Gustavo
> > > > > > approves around 400 to 500 books a month,
> > and we
> > > > > > have three months left in 2005.  Things will
> > > > > > probably slow down around Thanksgiving and
> > > > probably
> > > > > > come to a crawl in mid to late December, but
> > I
> > > > still
> > > > > > think we'll reach 25,000 by the end of the
> > year
> > > > with
> > > > > > no problem.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   It will be interesting to see when we do
> > reach
> > > > > > 25,000.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   Gerald
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   P.S. Here's Gustavo's notice from back in
> > > > June.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   -----Original Message-----
> > > > > >   From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > >
> > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> > > > > > Behalf Of Gustavo Galindo
> > > > > >   Sent: Tuesday, June 14, 2005 11:05 AM
> > > > > >   To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > >   Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Bookshare.org
> > now
> > > > has
> > > > > > over 22,500 books
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   gentlepeople,
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   thanks to a night of very little sleep (i
> > > > blame
> > > > > > the hot weather), i approved a mess of books
> > > > last
> > > > > > night/this morning. we have surpassed the
> > 22,500
> > > > > > live books mark that we were aiming for by
> > the
> > > > start
> > > > > > of the summer conventions the first week of
> > > > July.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   we've met that goal a few weeks ahead of
> > > > schedule,
> > > > > > it seems!
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   thanks for your hard work, your fun in
> > sharing
> > > > > > your passions for books, and for your
> > > > participation
> > > > > > in this awesome community.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   so, what's our next goal?
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   gustavo
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   -----Original Message-----
> > > > > >   From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > >
> > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]On
> > > > > > Behalf Of Estelnalissi
> > > > > >   Sent: Monday, September 26, 2005 5:11 PM
> > > > > >   To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > >   Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Bookshare
> > > > reaches
> > > > > > 24,000 Books - some category info
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   Dear Janice and Gerald,
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   It's inspiring to be updated on the number
> > of
> > > > > > books in the collection. A thousand books
> > before
> > > > > > 2006 sounds like a tall order. Would any of
> > you
> > > > who
> > > > > > enjoy statistics and are good at research be
> > > > willing
> > > > > > to find out how long it took to add the
> > previous
> > > > > > thousand titles, as in going from 23 to 24
> > > > thousand
> > > > > > books?
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   Thanks, Gerald, for the good news that
> > we've
> > > > > > reached 24 thousand.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   Janice, I loved your post listing the
> > number
> > > > of
> > > > > > books in the various categories. I love
> > > > > > contemplating numbers, comparing categories
> > and
> > > > > > being happy that some of my favorites are
> > well
> > > > > > stocked. I'll be referring to your list from
> > > > time to
> > > > > > time. Thank you again for compiling and
> > sending
> > > > it.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   Always With Love,
> > > > > >
> > > > > >   Lissi
> > > > > >     ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > >     From: Janice Carter
> > > > > >     To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > >     Sent: Sunday, September 25, 2005 8:32 PM
> > > > > >     Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Bookshare
> > > > reaches
> > > > > > 24,000 Books - some category info
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     This will give you a rough idea of books
> > in
> > > > the
> > > > > > collection by category....
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Bookshare.org Books by Categories
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Animals.....................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> ..........................................................................
> > > > > > 757
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Art and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Architecture................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> ...........................................................
> > > > > > 98
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Biographies and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Memoirs.....................................................................
> > > > ......................................
> > > > > > 1,649
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Business and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Finance.....................................................................
> > > > ................................................
> > > > > > 294
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Children's
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Books.......................................................................
> > > >
> > ....................................................
> > > > > > 2,478
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Computers and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Internet....................................................................
> > > > ..............................................
> > > > > > 775
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Cooking, Food and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Wine........................................................................
> > > > .......................................
> > > > > > 161
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Disability-Related..........................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> ....................................................................
> > > > > > 547
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Entertainment...............................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> .....................................................................
> > > > > > 246
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Gay and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Lesbian.....................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> .........................................................
> > > > > > 523
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Health, Mind and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Body........................................................................
> > > > ............................................
> > > > > > 686
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
History.....................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> ........................................................................
> > > > > > 2,545
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Home and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Garden......................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> ........................................................
> > > > > > 56
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Horror......................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
...........................................................................
> > > > > > 314
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Literature and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Fiction.....................................................................
> > > > ..............................................
> > > > > > 9,073
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Military....................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
............................................................................
> > > > > > 483
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Mystery and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Thrillers...................................................................
> > > >
> > .................................................
> > > > > > 3,446
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Nonfiction..................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> .....................................................................
> > > > > > 5,446
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Outdoors and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Nature......................................................................
> > > >
> > .................................................
> > > > > > 293
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Parenting and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Family......................................................................
> > > > ................................................
> > > > > > 369
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Poetry......................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
...........................................................................
> > > > > > 343
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Professional and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Technical...................................................................
> >
> > > > .........................................
> > > > > > 366
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Reference...................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> .......................................................................
> > > > > > 416
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Religion and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Spirituality................................................................
> > > > ...............................................
> > > > > > 1,268
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Romance.....................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> ...................................................................
> > > > > > 1,572
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Science.....................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> .........................................................................
> > > > > > 470
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Science Fiction and
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Fantasy.....................................................................
> > > > ................................
> > > > > > 3,665
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Self-Help...................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> ..........................................................................
> > > > > > 516
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Sports......................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
...........................................................................
> > > > > > 163
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Teens.......................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
...........................................................................
> > > > > > 867
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Textbooks and Educational
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Materials...................................................................
> > > > ........................
> > > > > > 950
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Travel......................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
............................................................................
> > > > > > 173
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > >
> > > >
> > >
> >
>
Westerns....................................................................
> > > >
> > >
> >
> ........................................................................
> > > > > > 262
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Janice
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     -----Original Message-----
> > > > > >     From:
> > bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> > On
> > > > > > Behalf Of Gary Petraccaro
> > > > > >     Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005 2:48
> > PM
> > > > > >     To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > >     Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Bookshare
> > > > reaches
> > > > > > 24,000 Books
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     What are the percentages in the various
> > > > > > categories?
> > > > > >
> > > > > >     Does anybody know?
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >       ----- Original Message ----- 
> > > > > >
> > > > > >       From: Gerald Hovas
> > > > > >
> > > > > >       To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> > > > > >
> > > > > >       Sent: Thursday, September 15, 2005
> > 4:54 PM
> > > > > >
> > > > > >       Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Bookshare
> > > > reaches
> > > > > > 24,000 Books
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >
> > > > > >       Gustavo doesn't show it on Bookshare's
> > > > home
> > > > > > page yet, but I happened to do a
> > > > > >       couple of searches using the Advanced
> > > > Search
> > > > > > page  earlier and found that
> > > > > >       the collection has 23,774 books in
> > English
> > > > and
> > > > > > 274 books in Spanish.  That's
> > > > > >       a total of 24,048 books in the
> > collection.
> > > > > > That leabes three and a half
> > > > > >       months to break the goal of 25,000 by
> > the
> > > > end
> > > > > > of the year.
> > > > > >
> > > > > >       Gerald
> > > > > >
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