[bksvol-discuss] Re: Headers question for scanning

Dear Katie,

My understanding is that your second example is recommended. I use your second format all of the time. It's been suggested to me by experienced volunteers that if a page number on a page where there's a new chapter is at the top, when all the others are at the bottom, I should move it to the bottom. Or, the reverse, if most page numbers are at the tops of pages, but they are at the bottoms of pages where new chapters start, they should be placed at the top. Just for fun and because I guess I feel brave enough to play in traffic, I'm going to show your example as I'd do it if the page number was at the top and again as if it were at the bottom including page breaks.

out of the wild.

46




----- Original Message ----- From: "Katie Star" <kaitlyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 5:32 PM
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Hello Julie and Lissi,

I think there is so much information here that often times we ask a question
again because when it came around the last time we weren't ready for it.


Here is my question. Which is preferred

Out of the wild 46

As he ran down the road

Or

Out of the wild

46

As he ran down the road ...

I thought I read that it is preferred to have the page number with a blank
line on either side. Maybe it makes no difference.

Katie Hill
Miracles happen not in opposition to Nature, but in opposition to

what we know of Nature.

-St. Augustine


-----Original Message----- From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Julie Morales Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 1:17 PM To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Headers question for scanning

Hi, Lissi. Page numbers do now appear in the braille files, and I've been
meaning to discuss this with you, anyway. I'm finally getting around to
looking at A CELTIC CHRISTMAS, which was submitted after the BRF files were
redone, and there are two page numbers in the file now. There's the page
number the Bookshare system puts in, then the page number I'm assuming you
put in, so somehow, they didn't end up matching up. That's another reason, I


suppose, I just leave the headers in, especially if the page number appears
in that header, which often, in the books I scan, it does. Take care.
Julie Morales
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----- Original Message ----- From: "Estelnalissi" <airadil@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 3:11 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Headers question for scanning



Dear Volunteers,

I'm interested in the answer to Rick's question, too. When I validate I
delete the running headers. Am I confusing the system even more than usual
by doing this. And, are page numbers better at the top? I thought the last
word was it didn't matter, but I'd gladly put them uniformly at the top.

I know they should be all at the top or all at the bottom but not in mixed
locations within a book.

If brf file users have a never fail system for protecting page numbers so
they appear in the collections downloaded books, I'd be relieved to have
this foolproof method and would use it religiously.

Currently, I've abandoned my extra blank line with a line of dash dash dash,
and just place a blank line above and below page numbers.


Always with love,

Lissi
----- Original Message ----- From: "Rik James" <d28rik@xxxxxxx>
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Sent: Friday, June 23, 2006 1:05 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Headers question for scanning



I have a question for scanning books for submission.
As I understand it, there is something called a stripper, which looks to
the
top of each page for the page number, and strips out the text that is
there,
which is usually repeated text like title on one page, chapter title or
author on the other.

Since as a listening reader to this book, the repetitive text is not
really
essential and mostly just a distraction from the narrative, I like the
Daisy
books I have downloaded from Bookshare where the page numbers are all that
I
hear. I figure this must be a recent thing, since many other Bookshare
books I have read do have the header text in there.


Now, my queistion --  Should we as scanners of the book remove this text?
I have heard folks talk about moving page numbers to top of page.  But I
have not heard yet if we should remove the text.

Hoping to start scanning The Big Bam, the new biography of Babe Ruth this
weekend.

If this is so, perhaps it could be stated in the information for the new
Bookshare members when they begin to scan and submit to our collection.


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