[bksvol-discuss] Re: cannot submit and validate the same book

Hi Jamie,

You would have to take this up with bookshare staff.  Right now it is 
against their policy.

Sue S.

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From: "Jamie Pauls" <jamiepauls@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Sunday, September 21, 2008 4:06 PM
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: cannot submit and validate the same book


If books can be placed into the collection in a timely manner, who cares who
gets credit? As I stated, I am not suggesting that anyone should receive $5
credit for one book. If I'm interested enough in a book to read it
thoroughly and I'm willing to fix errors as I go, why should I ask you to
take the time to validate a book you might not care in the least for. There
is nothing in this idea for the person scanning the book since they will get
the same amount of money for twice the work. There is a lot in this for
validators because the list of books on step one will diminish and we can
all see a little more progress with regards to the step one page. Case in
point: I scanned a book entitled Well-Intentioned Dragons ages ago and it's
still on step one. If it isn't a good enough scan, somebody please reject
the silly thing and get it off the site. If it's worth submitting, then
please someone validate the thing and get it off the site.

-----Original Message-----
From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
[mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of E.
Sent: Sunday, September 21, 2008 3:58 PM
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: cannot submit and validate the same book

Interesting idea Jamie about letting a submitter validate his or her own
work.

This may lead in time to eliminating the work of validating altogether.

Just think how much money bookshare will save not having to give us
validators credit.

And we do so little too.

E.

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