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Why are books on order taking so long to arrive?

I'm on the waiting list for several books that has been published for over a month now. The status on the library website says its still on order. Why is it taking so long for library to receive them?
Last Updated: Jul 17, 2012  |  327 Views
Topics: holds, ordered

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Items that are on order are generally received very close to the publisher's release date. However, there are lags in our delivery and ordering schedule near the end of the fiscal year, which occurs in June. As the new fiscal year begins in July we are gradually able to resume ordering and receipt of materials and the queues should begin to move.

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