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Gov Docs in the Real World

My intent is to provide a place to document the progress we're making (or not making) in replacing the 3 million maps, aerial photographs, and government documents that were damaged or destroyed in the 2004 Hamilton Library flood.

Thursday, December 1, 2005

Datapanik in Gov Docs
If anyone is wondering why we can't get books ordered or processed, it's because we spend so much of our time compiling data for various purposes. This week, we've responded to the following requests for data:
 
1. How many patrons would we have served if the flood hadn't happened?
2. How much space are we going to require in 2, 5, and 10 years?
3. How many maps did we send to Belfor?
4. How much of the funds we encumbered in June have been spent?
 
Needless to say, this situation is VERY FRUSTRATING. We barely have time to review offers lists, much less get anything unpacked. Patrons are being shortchanged, too, because we don't have adequate time to spend on their questions. On top of that, we spend a lot of time on the logistics of getting things shipped here and paying for postage reimbursement. When will it ever end?
10:50 am

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Hamilton Library 2004 Flood 
It's not over yet!