[bksvol-discuss] Re: btc?

Thanks
Cindy




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> From: Mayrie ReNae <mayrierenae@xxxxxxxxx>
>To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>Sent: Tuesday, February 7, 2012 1:58 PM
>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: btc?
> 
>
>Hi Roger,
> 
>The BTC books are not practice books, just easier proofreads 
than scans that haven't been tweeked a bit.  Some common issues have 
been fixed in them, namely the conversion of smart quotes to regular quotes 
among other things.
> 
>Mayrie
>
>
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> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Roger Loran 
Bailey
>Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 10:25 AM
>To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: 
btc?
>
>Btc is an abbreviation for batch. As I understood it, it is pointless 
for the experienced proofreader to proof the Btc books. As I understood it 
those 
books are only for practice by the beginning volunteer before starting actual 
volunteer work and do not actually enter the collection. If someone knows for 
sure and I am incorrect then please correct me.
>
>On 2/7/2012 9:11 AM, 
robert tweedy wrote: 
>I have done a few myself and they are easy to do.
>> 
>>From: Mayrie ReNae 
>>Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 6:54 AM
>>To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: btc?
>> 
>>Hi Cindy, 
>> 
>>BTC in front of a title on the check out a book page means that it  has had 
>>some formatting of the file done by Bookshare before being  submitted.  The 
>>original intent was that those files would be easier for  new volunteers to 
>>work on than completely raw scans.  I think, though,  that if you want to 
>>proofread one of those books, and it's still sitting  there, you are free to 
>>do so.  Since no inexperienced volunteer has  grabbed the book, and those 
>>books were submitted quite a long time ago, you  may as well proofread the 
>>book if you want to. 
>> 
>>Mayrie 
>> 
>> 
>> 
>>From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Cindy
>>Sent: Tuesday, February 07, 2012 12:23  AM
>>To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] btc?
>>
>>
>>what does BTC in front of a title on the download list mean?
>>Cindy
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