[bksvol-discuss] Re: Will You Join Me?

I would be happy to process BSO versions of books you
all have rescanned. Hopefully Gustavo will get them
into the collectionn reasonably quickly, too. It
seemed to me last year that they languished longer
than others, but maybe that's just because of when
they got onto the list.

Cindy

--- Monica Willyard <plumlipstick@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hi everyone.  I hope everyone is having a great
> start to the new 
> year.  I would like to propose a small project for
> those of us who 
> are able to scan books.  Would each of you join me
> in taking a little 
> time in January to do a fresh scan of a book you've
> tried to read on 
> Bookshare that has turned out to be in rough
> condition?  If we each 
> just did one rescan, we could make a nice dent in
> the number of 
> poorly scanned books on the site.
> 
> For our validaters, would you be willing to make a
> little time to 
> process some BSO versions of books?  Just a little
> coordinated effort 
> on our part can mean that future readers will get
> readable versions 
> of books we can't read clearly right now.
> 
> For my part, I'm rescanning 2 books I submitted last
> year before I 
> knew how to optimize my OCR programs to get clear
> scans.  I'm going 
> to do fresh scans of The DNA Of Relationships by
> Gary Smalley and 
> Growing Through Divorce by Jim Smoke.  Both books
> are in rough shape.
> 
> Monica Willyard    
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