I've got one of the older ones, but there's no way I could proofread or get anyone local to proofread. I could come up with the scans in grayscale and upload to Sendspace if someone would proofread. This is a long cookbook if memory serves.
----- Original Message ----- From: "Monica Willyard" <rhyami@xxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Wednesday, October 27, 2010 5:00 PMSubject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Your Suggestions for Books to Add to the Collection
Hi Scott. I get a couple of questions a month from nonmembers asking about cookbooks on Bookshare, in particular the Better Homes and Gardens series of cookbooks. These are generally not available in accessible format anywhere, not even with NLS. I always have to say no, we don't have them, and I have to turn down requests to scan them because proofreading them without sight is so tough and time-consuming. I think if I agreed to add the books to Bookshare, some of these people might join. Better Homes and Gardens puts out fairly short cookbooks ranging in subject matter like cooking with poultry, casual entertaining, and holiday desserts. The books are around 150 pages. I get the most requests for information about the holiday and dessert cookbooks. Bookshare has a lot of healthy eating and special diet type cookbooks. We don't have as many mainstream cookbooks that don't focus on healthy foods or special diets. I think the addition of the Better Homes and Gardens books could serve as a membership entry point for disabled cooks. -- Monica Willyard Visit my GoodReads book shelf at http://www.goodreads.com/plumlipstick To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxxput the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.
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