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

  • From: "E." <thoth93@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 01 Sep 2005 12:47:32 -0400

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.


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