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Subject: when your Bookshelf comes off hold...
Date Posted: 2/16/2010 7:06 PM ET
Member Since: 1/4/2009
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When you've had your Bookshelf on vacation hold, and then it comes off hold, do all your listed books show up in the first-page browser? Or only ones that are newly posted?

Fiona

Date Posted: 2/17/2010 7:23 AM ET
Member Since: 8/10/2005
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I am not sure, as I never look at that "home" page here (my bookmark is set to my own PBS account page) but since all the books on your shelf except those you added while on hold were already in the system, those new ones are probably the only ones that show up.

Do keep in mind though, that even if a book shows up on the recently posted screen, unless your book is the only copy in the system, if someone clicks on that book, they are not going to be requesting YOUR copy...the request would go to the person who has the first book in the FIFO queue. And if the book is a wishlisted one, it will be offered to the first person in the wishlist queue. 

Cheryl

Date Posted: 2/17/2010 4:37 PM ET
Member Since: 1/4/2009
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Thanks for your answer, Cheryl. I was especially curious about the example of a book where mine is the only copy in the system--whether bringing my copy off hold causes it to appear in people's "recently posted" browser selections or not.

--just an idle thought,


Fi