Mike, unfortunately you did not provide us with the title, author, copyright information needed to eve n start guessing about the provenence of the book you are working on. In general, if you are concerned about a book, you should consider providing such information to your postings. Otherwise, to a hypothetical question you can only get a hypothetical answer. I might be able to determine if the book in question is a publisher's etext based on things appearing or missing from the front/back of the book, original file name, size, dosname, etc.... Thanks, Guido Guido D. Corona IBM Accessibility Center, Austin Tx. IBM Research, Phone: (512) 838-9735 Email: guidoc@xxxxxxxxxxx Visit my weekly Accessibility WebLog at: http://www-3.ibm.com/able/weblog/corona_weblog.html Mike Pietruk <pietruk@xxxxxxxxx> Sent by: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 09/03/2004 09:37 AM Please respond to bksvol-discuss To bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx cc Subject [bksvol-discuss] If text is too good I'm right now working on validating a book that almost seems too perfect leading me to question whether the submission might be an etext from somewhere else. It's definitely not webb-Braille or another blindness group; but formatting seems perfect and I am not coming up with spelling errors. I certainly don't want to erroneously intimate that something wasn't scanned; so what might be some ways of seeking to verify the authenticity of a submission without outright questioning the submitter? Or should I just validate the book indicating my concerns in the comment field and let Palo Alto decide for themselves.