Excuse me--I just read my post. Unreadable!! That's what happens when I try to type and watch/listen to tv at the same time. -Corrected version: > Thanks, Dave. I think that's what I did before. The titles in the the upload file I've put have been shorter than the real titles often. > > Well, apparently both methods work, so I guess I'll > go > back to doing what you do and what I did before. > Thanks. > > Cindy > > --- talmage@xxxxxxxxxx wrote: > > > Hi Cindy, > > > > I've always removed the BSO from the title field > of > > the upload form, > > and noted in the comment field that it is a > > replacement for the > > version already in the library. I do understand > > though, that it is > > acceptable, possibly preferred, to leave the BSO > in > > the title field > > for the staff to remove. To me however, it just > > seems an extra > > needless step for the staff to concern themselves > > with, especially > > as they read the comment field anyhow. In the > past > > I've also seen a > > couple that have slipped through and retained the > > BSO in their title > > when posted to the library, so I think I'll > continue > > doing it the way > > I've been doing. Regarding the BSO in the file > name > > of the upload, > > it is irrelevant. The Bookshare system doesn't > pay > > any attention to > > what you call it when you upload it, and assigns > its > > own name to the > > file. When I upload I always zip my files and > stick > > to the old > > MS-DOS file naming conventions of 8 characters > with > > a 3 character > > extension. This cuts down on typing, trying to > > remember a long > > title, and having any characters in the file name > > that the Bookshare > > computer doesn't care for. It also makes it easy > to > > find the file as > > I put them on the root level of my D drive, so > when > > I get to the > > filename field, I just enter something like- > > D:\myfile.zip > > > > Dave > > > > At 06:53 PM 5/8/2007, you wrote: > > >Thanks for the info. If I understand what you're > > >saying, it's the reverse of what I was > > thinking--and > > >since I'm soon to start working on a BSO, I'd > > better > > >get it straight. > > > > > >So I leave BSO as part of the title in the title > > space > > >but omit it in the File to Upload space when I > > upload > > >the book, rather than the other way around? It's > > the > > >File to Upload title that's important and goes > with > > >the book into the collection and not the title in > > the > > >title space? > > > > > >Thanks for helping me to get it straight. > > > > > >Cindy > > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email > to > > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the > subject > > line. To get a list of available commands, put > the > > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > > > > > > > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ > Looking for earth-friendly autos? > Browse Top Cars by "Green Rating" at Yahoo! Autos' > Green Center. > http://autos.yahoo.com/green_center/ > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. To get a list of available commands, put the > word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > > __________________________________________________ Do You Yahoo!? Tired of spam? Yahoo! Mail has the best spam protection around http://mail.yahoo.com To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.