[bksvol-discuss] Re: No advance reading copies allowed

Curtis:

I think you're confusing putting a web braille book into the
collection vs. scanning it. The 1st would be against policy, the 2nd
not.

On 3/7/08, Grandma Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> I didn't know that was happening, and I haven't done
> it, but it's possible, Carrie, that the submitters and
> validators didn't know what they were doing. Even
> though they're not supposed to, Advanced reading
> copies of books find their way into used-book stores,
> and if a blind person happens to get one, he/she
> probably wouldn't notice that it's an Advanced Reading
> copy. Because we're in West L.A. where a lot of
> Indstry (Hollywood) people are and they donate a lot
> of books to our used-book store in the library, I
> notice them when I check in the books and put them in
> the recycle barrel. Stores are not supposed to sell
> them, but I don't know how many bookstore owners or
> their employees even notice--it usually says Advanced
> Copy in small letters. Or care.
>
> My suggestion, assuming the best on the part of the
> submitter, is for bookshare to reject the book with
> that as the reason. smile
>
> G.Cindy
>
>
> > Hi gang,
> >
> > Since this has occurred twice in the past few
> > months, I would like to remind everyone that
> > Bookshare cannot accept books before they are
> > published. Advance reading copies of books are
> > distributed to various people before publication,
> > with the proviso that the copies not be given to
> > anyone else.  If someone mails or submits an advance
> > reading copy to Bookshare, someone somewhere has
> > broken an agreement and we cannot be party to that.
> > So please do not mail us advance reading copies of
> > books or submit them to the download list. They
> > won't be put into the collection.
> >
> > Just a gentle reminder, Carrie
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
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> A LIST OF BOOKS CURRENTLY BEING SCANNED IS AVAILABLE AT
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