O.K., Diane. I've downloaded it and will reject it with a note saying that the submitter wants to make some corrections and resubmit. Cindy --- Diane Scalzi <dscalzi@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote: > Thanks for the input, Gerald. The book I submitted > also has a listing of > other books from the publisher in the back, which I > guess you are saying > should be omitted since it constitutes advertising. > I would like to get > this book back so I can work on it myself, since it > seems to need > significant editing. Do I wait for someone to > reject it, or can I download > it as if I were going to validate it myself? If I > need to wait for a > rejection, I hope someone will do it right away. > Thanks. > > _____ > > From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On > Behalf Of Gerald Hovas > Sent: Sunday, February 18, 2007 7:54 PM > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Book Submitted in > January > > > Diane, > > I don't believe K-1000 has the capability to strip > the text from headers or > footers and leave the page numbers yet. I think > it's been asked for though > to make preparing books for Bookshare easier. > Please leave them in the > book. They make it possible for members to discuss > books with friends or in > a class. Several have said it's very frustrating > when people are > referencing a particular page and they have trouble > finding it because > someone stripped the entire header and/or footer. > > As for captions, I don't think it will matter if you > move them slightly so > that one falls between two paragraphs to allow the > book to read better. > It's not critical that they are even left in, but I > believe they usually > are. It depends on the circumstances and whether or > not they're considered > main content. If the pictures appear on a page > which is not included in the > page numbering, then feel free to leave them out or > move them to the end of > the book. By not included in the page numbering, > I'm referring to pages by > themselves which which not only do not have a page > number, but appear > between two pages which are numbered consecutively > like pages 55 and 56, so > that no one would even know if the pages with the > pictures are removed since > there will be no gap in the page numbering. > > My experience with what Bookshare considers main > content would suggest that > only the main text is considered main content, and > that anything else is > optional. My experience with volunteers on this > list, however, is that they > would like to see captions--and most everything > else--included if at all > possible. I think the things that just about > everyone has agreed they don't > care to see are advertisements and order forms. > Bookshare would definitely > consider them not main content. My own thoughts > would be that if material > is left out when the book is published in a > different format, then it wasn't > main content. I know that there are two editions in > hardback of Marley and > Me: one with pictures and one without. In that > instance, I'd consider the > pictures not to be main content. > > HTH > > Gerald > > > _____ > > From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On > Behalf Of Diane Scalzi > Sent: Sunday, February 18, 2007 1:25 PM > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Book Submitted in January > > > Hi Everyone, > > Thank you to all of you who responded to my test > message, and, yes, I did > receive my copy as well. John Glass, if you read > this, special thanks to > you for fixing my email address. > > On January 15, I submitted Steve Tasker's Tales of > the Buffalo Bills by > Steve Tasker and Scott Pitoniak. (I notice the > system reversed the names. > I uploaded the book before I saw the messages > discussing this problem.) It > is a light read and I think a good scan. However, I > was not aware of the > need to remove page headers but retain page numbers. > I wonder if it would > be better to set K1000 to ignore headers and > footers, but then it would seem > that the page numbers might go away, too. Please > let me know what you > think. > > There are also some pages with photographs where the > captions break up > sentences. (I would welcome any suggestions for > editing books so the > captions can come after the complete sentences. I > left it alone because I > didn't know the legal ramifications of making such > changes.) Here is the > book jacket info. > > A few days after becoming head coach of the Buffalo > Bills midway through the > 1986 season, Marv Levy made his first personnel > decision, claiming Houston > Oilers reserve wide receiver Steve Tasker off the > waiver wire. It seemed > like an afterthought at the time, but in retrospect, > proved to be one of > Levy's most prescient moves. > > Over the next 11 seasons, the diminutive 5-foot-9, > 175- pound Tasker was a > huge contributor as the Bills strung together an > unprecedented four > consecutive Super Bowl appearances in the early > 1990s. Along the way, Tasker > earned seven invitations to the Pro Bowl, and during > the National Football > League's 75th anniversary celebration, he was named > the greatest special > teams player of all-time. > > In Steve Tasker's Tales from the Buffalo Bills, the > football star turned > network television analyst takes a behind-the- > scenes look at the > franchise's most glorious era. > > With the assistance of award-winning sports > columnist and author Scott > Pitoniak, Tasker provides readers with insightful > vignettes of colorful > Bills personalities such as Levy, Jim Kelly, Bruce > Smith, Thurman Thomas, > and Ralph Wilson. > > He details the euphoria following the Bills' > miraculous comeback from a > 32-point deficit against the Houston Oilers in that > 1993 Wildcard game, and > the devastation after Scott Norwood's kick sailed > wide right in Super Bowl > XXV. > > There are humorous moments-like the time Ray Bentley > nailed Fred Smerlas' > cleats to the locker room floor- and the time Hall > of Fame coach Hank Stram > mistook Tasker for a caddie. And there are poignant > moments-like the morning > Levy told his players he had to take a leave of > absence to undergo surgery > for the removal of his cancerous prostate. > > CONTINUED ON BACK FLAP > > > > > > > > > CONTINUED FROM FRONT FLAP > > > > Tasker takes the reader inside the helmet of NFL > players, describing for > them the deadly efficiency of the Bills' no- huddle > offense ("There were > times when we felt like we were unstoppable") and > the effects of a jarring > hit ("It's like being in a violent car wreck"). > > > > I hope someone will be willing to validate this > book. If you aren't up to > making the formatting changes, I guess you can > reject it and I can fix it. > I have the book, so can answer any questions you may > have. Thanks for all > you do. I really enjoy reading your posts, and have > learned a lot already. > > > > > Diane Scalzi, WI8K > email: wi8k@xxxxxxxx > phone: (586) 337-5226 > address: 21621 Briarcliff, St. Clair Shores, MI > 48082 > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ Do you Yahoo!? Everyone is raving about the all-new Yahoo! Mail beta. http://new.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.