[bksvol-discuss] Re: Suggestion for getting your book validated more quickly

Hi,
Thanks. That answered it.

Jim

James D Homme, , Usability Engineering, Highmark Inc.,
james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx, 412-544-1810

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Or in short, yes, change the title upon uploaded if it was submitted
incorrectly.

Best,
Allison

----- Original Message -----
From: "Jake Brownell" <jake@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 2:07 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Suggestion for getting your book validated
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> Hello,
>
> A major part of a validator's job is to provide a double check on the
data
> on the submission form. This is a big help to the administrator who
> provides the final review of the book. The following is apartial
> description of checking a book back in for validation (it's taken from
> Section 2.2.7 of the volunteer manual).
>
> "Much of the information on the form will already have been filled in by
> the submitter. The validator's job is to verify that the information on
> the form matches that found in the book itself and to enter any optional
> information which the submitter neglected to enter. For a detailed
> discussion of what should be put in each field, see the section titled
> "Guidelines for Filling Out The Submission and Validation Forms."
>
> The first four fields on the form for accepting a book are "Title",
> "Author(s)", "Copyright Holder", and "Copyright Date". For each of these
> items, verify that the information entered by the submitter matches the
> information contained in the book."
>
>
>
> I hope this helps,
>
> Jake
>
>
>
> Jake Brownell
>
> Bookshare.org Intern
>
> jakeb@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 2:59 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Suggestion for getting your book validated
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>
>
>> Hi,
>> This brings up the question: Should we change the title when uploading
to
>> reflect the right one or does that mess things up?
>>
>> Jim
>>
>> James D Homme, , Usability Engineering, Highmark Inc.,
>> james.homme@xxxxxxxxxxxx, 412-544-1810
>>
>> "Never doubt that a thoughtful group of committed citizens can change
the
>> world.  Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has." -- Margaret Mead
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>             "Judy s."
>>             <cherryjam@judyst
>>             ouffer.com>
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>> I've only been validating for about four weeks now, but I do have a
>> suggestion
>> for those who are submitting their books for validation.
>>
>> Take the time to spell the book title and the author's name correctly
>> when
>> you
>> submit the book.
>>
>> I'm finding that when I look through the list for books that are ready
to
>> validate, I avoid the ones with mis-spelled words and the words run
>> together in
>> the titles or in the author's name.  I'm doing this because it gives me
>> the
>>
>> perception that if a person submitting the book didn't even take the
time
>> to put
>> in this information correctly, I might see the same inside the book -
>> that
>> I
>> can't trust how much time they spent on making sure the book was scanned
>> well.
>>
>> Now, I am not saying at all that it's really the case that such a book
is
>> poorly
>> scanned.  What I am saying is that it gives the perception that the book
>> might
>> be poorly scanned, so I'm unlikely to download the book to even find
out.
>>
>> So - for what it's worth - just a suggestion.
>>
>> Judy s.
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