[bksvol-discuss] Re: Knitting books

I will start commenting in short synopses.  Right now I usually say either 
"Picture descriptions present" or "Picture descriptions on picture only pages" 
or something like that.  My bad is that they were in the long synopses.

Thanks for trying to pass it on, Mayrie!
 Valerie


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----- Original Message ----
> From: Mayrie ReNae <mayrierenae@xxxxxxxxx>
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Fri, February 10, 2012 6:24:28 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Knitting books
> 
> Hi Valerie,
> 
> No worries.  I'll let folks know to search both  synopses.  I'm not sure how
> it's exactly being done, but thanks for  saying what you've been doing.  We
> can work with this, I think.
>  But  one standard place would be good to have. I thought short synopsis  was
> preferred.
> Mayrie
> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]  On Behalf Of Valerie Maples
> Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 11:37 AM
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject:  [bksvol-discuss] Re: Knitting books
> 
> Well, drat!  I have been  putting mine in the long synopses!  Ugh!  So, any
> of ours can be  replaced for being in the wrong synopses.  Oh, well, at least
> I know now  so I can change.  Wish there was an easy way to change all  of
> them...
>  Valerie
> 
> 
> Keep up with Nichole's  recovery:
> http://www.caringbridge.org/visit/nicholemaples
> 
> 
> 
> -----  Original Message ----
> > From: Tracy Carcione <carcione@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >  Sent: Fri, February 10, 2012 12:40:21 PM
> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re:  Knitting books
> > 
> > Thanks. That's good to know.
> >  Tracy
> > 
> > 
> > > Hi Tracy &  Jamie;
> >  >
> > > Mayrie just advised me on this --
> > >
> > >  And  finally, if you provide image descriptions, you're offering 
> >  > something  that publishers currently don't, and should note this in 
> > > the short  synopsis of the form when uploading your book.  Bookshare 
> > > currently keeps  both scanned and publisher quality  books if they 
> > > are the same book if  the scanned copy contains  image descriptions.
> > >
> > > hope this  helps!
> >  >
> > > Vivian
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > At  01:13 PM  2/10/2012 -0500, you wrote:
> > >>I agree. And, if  someone like Jamie has  sweated blood to make the 
> > >>images  accessible, it would be a shame to  replace her book with a 
> >  >>PQ book that  is actually inferior  because of the  inaccessible 
> > >>images.
> > >>Tracy
> >  >>
> > >>  > Hi Tracy and Jamie,
> > >>  >
> > >> > I think this issue is  very important to the  accessibility of PQ 
> > >> > books
> > >> in
> >  >> >  general.  If a book is provided to Bookshare by the  author or
> > >>  publisher,
> > >> > and
> >  >> > we are not allowed to touch it,  but it does not contain the  very 
> > >> > information  that would make the book  accessible to Bookshare 
> > >> > members, who do pay
> >  >>  for
> > >> > the
> > >> > privilege of  reading the book (though  not a lot), is that book 
> > >> >  truly accessible?  Can Bookshare  sign contracts for accessible 
> > >> > books and consider
> > >>  > those  contracts met if the books provided do not contain  
> > >>  accessible
> > >> > information, including graphs, tables, charts,  and  images 
> > >> > crucial to understanding the  book?
> > >>  >
> > >> > My thought about such  knitting books is "Why bother?   I can get that
> > >>  much
> > >> > of
> > >> > the book   anywhere!"
> > >> >
> > >> > This also applies to  Sue's family  tree, and to PQ textbooks with
> > >>  crucial
> > >> > missing  pieces.  And we have been asked  by Bookshare to create 
> > >> > quality
> > >>   > reports--but how does one go about sending a quality report for  
> > >> each of
> > >> > these books?  They are  many!  We  may need another volunteer segment
> to
> > >>  > complete this task.   And, having found them, what can be  done?
> > >> >
> > >> >  Sandi
> > >>  >
> > >> > ----- Original Message -----
> > >>   > From: "Tracy Carcione" <carcione@xxxxxxxxxx>
> > >>  >  To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >  >>  > Sent: Friday, February 10, 2012 7:36 AM
> > >>  > Subject:  [bksvol-discuss] Re: Knitting books
> > >>  >
> > >>  >
> > >
> > 
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