[bksvol-discuss] Re: old books on step 1

  • From: Grandma Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 30 Dec 2006 20:12:12 -0800 (PST)

Hopefully Sarah still has the validated copy and can
re-upload it with the correct info in the form, now
that you've given her a clue as to what it is. It's a
shame that someone would have to take the time to
revalidate the book just to correct the author space
on the form.


--- Jake Brownell <jabrown@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Jill,
> You have brought up a very good example that I think
> everyone can learn from.
> Here's the crux of the matter, Gustavo repeatedly
> says:
> Please verify if Hertz and Marshall are the authors
> or editors of this publication.
> He is looking at the book's meta data, which is what
> is entered on the form on the website. Here is the
> author field on the form:
> Rosanna Hertz, Nancy L. Marshall
> which by ommission says they're not editors. Yet
> when Sarah validates the book in her comments she
> says they're editors, yet she has failed to indicate
> this on the form, thus why Gustavo has repeatedly
> kicked it back. (Sarah has been under the impression
> that Gustavo is looking at the title page.)
> Yes, I agree that by the third message Gustavo
> should have said something else to better
> communicate about this book. Presumably if both of
> those authors are editors that simply needs to be
> corrected on the form and the book will be accepted.
> Under that assumption, for the record they should be
> entered as:
> Rosanna Hertz (editor), Nancy L. Marshall (editor)
> Anybody up for giving this validation a whirl now?
> HTH,
> Jake
>   ----- Original Message ----- 
>   From: Jill O'Connell 
>   To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>   Sent: Saturday, December 30, 2006 3:43 PM
>   Subject: [bksvol-discuss] old books on step 1
>   Feeling a little guilty about the old books on
> step 1 I decided to download Working Families. What
> I found was a problem with whether the two names
> given as authors were really that or if they were
> the publishers. Sarah Blake tried discussing this
> twice with Gustavo and then gave up. I had this
> experience once myself with no meaningful feedback
> from him and I suspect that many of the other old
> books have the same problem. Since two other people
> had taken the book after Sarah quit and it is still
> on the list, you can bet I wouldn't touch it. My
> opinion is that these issues need to be dealt with
> in office unless Gustavo is going to take the time
> to educate us as to exactly what he wants us to do
> to convince him. 
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