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3rd-Feb-2006 11:26 am
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OMGitissoamazinglyannoyingtohavetositandwaitandwaitandwaitarrrrrgggghhhhh.
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3rd-Feb-2006 07:37 pm (UTC)
Ahhhh bureaucracy!
3rd-Feb-2006 08:06 pm (UTC)
It's particularly frustrating because we Oaklanders keep voting ourselves more taxes to support the library.

To be fair, the number of books on the "New Books" shelf has increased significantly since Measure Q passed. But still - I hate waiting for the online catalog to respond...
3rd-Feb-2006 08:27 pm (UTC) - Hear, hear!
Let me second that. It's annoyed me so much that I've considered volunteering to do some IT work for them. But then I realized that they must be running some horrible and arcane back-end software which I'd really rather not deal with.
4th-Feb-2006 12:42 am (UTC)
At least it's actually up.

Usually when I go there it's down. Or it won't let you scroll to the second list of ten books by the author. Or everything seems to work except the "put this book on hold" button.

At least it's hosted in Oakland now. It used to be in San Jose, and before that some place like Denver...
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