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Topic: Where do you find out how many books are in the system?

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Subject: Where do you find out how many books are in the system?
Date Posted: 8/19/2009 10:50 AM ET
Member Since: 6/5/2009
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I know when I go to my wishlist I can see how long a wait I have...is there a way to see that type of info for books I have listed?  I'm always curious as to how many copies are already posted when I post a book and if they are being requested with any frequency at all.   I've looked around but haven't been able to find this info. 

Thank you!

Date Posted: 8/19/2009 10:53 AM ET
Member Since: 6/29/2007
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Add the book to your reminder list.  It will show you how many copies are in the system.

Date Posted: 8/19/2009 10:55 AM ET
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thank you!

Date Posted: 8/19/2009 12:20 PM ET
Member Since: 8/23/2007
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They are working on a way not to tell you where you are in line but how often the book is requested and when it was last requested. Sort of like how the WL will say "x# of wishes granted last week, last posted x date".  So then you can see how often the book is being requested and decide if you want to keep yours posted or not. So if you have the only copy of a book that hasn't been requested in 2 yrs you can purge it but you might decide to keep a book with hundreds of copies posted but that's also being requested at a fast pace.