[bksvol-discuss] Re: Marie Brennan Books

That's good to know but does this not extend to single chapter as well 
depending on whether single chapter or 10% is larger portion of the text?

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On May 29, 2012, at 4:17 PM, "Judy s." <cherryjam@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi Dasha,
> 
> Currently, you can't share content in the way you're suggesting.  Only one 
> person can be the proofreader of a book at a time.  Bookshare hopes to change 
> that in the future, so books can be done a chapter at a time. Currently, the 
> 10% limit is the amount of material that can be passed at a time directly 
> from a person who has scanned a book and submitted it, and the person who has 
> checked it out and is proofreading it. That happens when, for example, the 
> person proofreading the book discovers that part of a chapter is missing, and 
> the scanner can then send the proofreader those missing pages directly. 
> Sometimes when a page is missing, and the original scanner can't get the book 
> again or isn't available, a volunteer other than the original scanner will 
> find the book in their library, and scan it for the proofreader. But other 
> than those kinds of situations, volunteers cannot share scanned or proofread 
> material with each other, because of the laws that govern copyright.
> 
> What you might ask for on this list is if someone will scan a short book for 
> you, like a middle-school level, or a short children's first chapter book, to 
> proofread. Then you can dip your toe into the proofreading waters without 
> something that feels overwhelming. smile.
> 
> Judy s.
> 
> On 5/29/2012 10:14 AM, Dasha Radford wrote:
>> 
>> I do appreciate the help it's true. Unfortunately, we still need somebody to 
>> scan it. Maybe when ever it comes up and somebody can scan it we can work on 
>> proofing together? I'm a newbie at it and would really appreciate the help 
>> even though I know we can't pass large blocks of text back and forth that is 
>> if it's more than 10%.
>> 
>> 
>> Sent from my iPhone
>> 
>> On May 29, 2012, at 12:07 PM, "Ixchel, Jackie" <starsandhearts2@xxxxxxxxx> 
>> wrote:
>> 
>>> Hi,
>>> I will proof for you if you like.
>>> Jackie
>>> 
>>> On 5/29/12, Dasha Radford <dasha95@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> I'd be interested in proof reading with help from you guys if somebody else
>>>> could scam. Unfortunately, I don't have a scanner here and the only thing I
>>>> can do as a result is proofreading. But as I say if someone is willing to
>>>> scan them I'm quite willing to take a shot at proofreading. Thanks,
>>>> DR
>>>> 
>>>> Sent from my iPhone
>>>> 
>>>> On May 29, 2012, at 10:08 AM, "Kim Loftis" <kll2277@xxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>>> 
>>>>> Hi all,
>>>>> 
>>>>> Is there anyone who would be interested in scanning books by historical /
>>>>> fantasy author, Marie Brennan?  She has two on Bookshare now, the second
>>>>> novel in her Onyx Court series, In Ashes Lie, and her novel Warrior, which
>>>>> has a companion novel entitled witch.  I'd be interested in seeing her
>>>>> other Onyx Court novels listed, Midnight Never Come (the first in the
>>>>> series), A Star Shall Fall, and With Fate Conspire.  I've read her first
>>>>> two Onyx Court novels from NLS, and really enjoyed  them.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Our recent mentions of fantasy titles here on the list prompted me to
>>>>> bring these up.  certainly others may enjoy them, as well, particularly if
>>>>> you enjoy historical fiction or British history, in addition to fantasy.
>>>>> 
>>>>> If I find them myself for a reasonable price, I'll be happy to scan.  Or
>>>>> I'll certainly be delighted to proof.  Will request these to the wish
>>>>> list, as well.
>>>>> 
>>>>> Warmest,
>>>>> Kim
>>>>> “A thing of beauty is a joy forever; its loveliness increases; it will
>>>>> never pass into nothingness.”
>>>>> John Keats
>>> 
>>> -- 
>>> Currently Reading: The Lost Hero by Rick Riordan and Hex Hall by Rachel 
>>> Hawkins
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