Sometimes the Hold for person doesn't know the book is up, and isn't on this list to have seen that it was submitted. I, and others as well, have occasionally noticed and written to people offlst to tell them. G.Cindy --- "Jamie Yates, CPhT" <jamieyates@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > I should think that if a book with a hold for > designation has been on step 1 for a long time (say, > a month) and another person really wants to validate > that book, he or she should contact the submitter > and ask for the book. > > The "hold for" person may not have known the book > was on step 1 or may have had some other something > happen in life (it happens to all of us) and may > truly no longer be interested in validating that > book. > > I don't see how asking could hurt anything. I > really doubt anyone is trying to withhold books from > other people. It's just that there probably was a > specific reason a book is being held for a certain > validator. > > > Jamie in Michigan > Currently Reading - Goose in the Pond - Earlene > Fowler > Join Audible Now and Get TWO FREE DOWNLOADS! WISH LIST (called Requested Additions To The Bookshare Collection)is available at http://people.delphiforums.com/jamiecalton/Book_Requests.htm http://www.friendsofbookshare.org/ http://studentpages.alma.edu/~07jmyate/book_requests.htm www.jbrownell.com for miscellaneous and useful threads ____________________________________________________________________________________ Be a better friend, newshound, and know-it-all with Yahoo! Mobile. Try it now. http://mobile.yahoo.com/;_ylt=Ahu06i62sR8HDtDypao8Wcj9tAcJ To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.