[bksvol-discuss] Re: volunteers who are not contributing

  • From: Pam Quinn <quinn.family@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2005 15:51:32 -0500

Hey yeah; I'd be all for that. No credit for fair submissions.


>Would we give credits for only quality submissions?
>How about that?
>  ----- Original Message ----- 
>  From: E. 
>  To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>  Sent: Thursday, September 01, 2005 12:47 PM
>  Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: volunteers who are not contributing
>  Another membership idea might be to make everyone take credits but only for 
>  some period of time after their initial membership.  For instance, make 
>  everybody who is elligible for bookshare books pay for set up and for the 
>  first year.  If they accrue credit during that first year, the credit will 
>  be applied to their next year's membership or returned to them at the end 
>  of the first year if they do not choose to renew.  This would get rid of 
>  people who join the volunteer list, submit stuff of such poor quality that 
>  it gets rejected and just stay on and on paying nothing and contributing 
>  little.  I know this sounds harsh but if bookshare is facing a monetary 
>  issue we need to think about ways of solving for it.
>  If you feel really sorry for a blind person you know who cannot afford a 
>  first year membership, let's have a link so you can give someone a gift of 
>  a membership right on bookshare.
>  E.

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