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Last edited by Jessamyn West
October 23, 2016 | History


Status of Current Issues

  • We have a new BookReader interface! This should offer a much improved reading experience on mobile. Please send us feedback!
  • We think we have fixed the bug which was giving people blank pages and causing users to have to log in again. Let us know if you are still having this issue. Thank you for your patience as we work to get the new BookReader in top shape.

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November 17, 2016 Edited by Jessamyn West new look!
November 9, 2016 Edited by Jessamyn West updates
November 9, 2016 Edited by Jessamyn West new lending
October 23, 2016 Edited by Jessamyn West update
October 28, 2009 Created by George First version of help page