[bksvol-discuss] Re: moving, need help with raw scans

Thanks, Ali. I wasn't thinking she'd need a screen reader to submit books But 
now that it think of it I guess she's need it to read the steps to follow to 
submit?
Cindy

Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and books-being-scanned 
list available at sites below



Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List

Books Being Scanned List: 
https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List


--- On Thu, 2/25/10, Ali Al-Hajamy <aalhajamy@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> From: Ali Al-Hajamy <aalhajamy@xxxxxxxxx>
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: moving, need help with raw scans
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Date: Thursday, February 25, 2010, 12:13 AM
> Hi,
> 
> Yes, WIFI is free access to the internet, however, she
> would need to
> have a wireless enabled laptop or some other device that
> could connect
> to the internet wirelessly, as that is the only type of
> connection
> they offer. There are places called internet cafes which
> offer this,
> as well as hotel rooms, airports, and, as you said,
> Starbucks.
> 
> I don't know if a library would work, as their computers do
> not have
> screenreaders on them, but I guess she could bring along
> apportable
> version of JAWS, NVDA, SA or SA to go, or some other
> screenreader on a
> USB stick and use narator to start them, assuming that they
> have
> Windows computers.
> 
> On 25/02/2010, Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> > Well, there's no hurry. You  can put up maybe put
> up 25 or so at a time.
> > Some you should be able to submit some  with
> dial-up; I think I had dial up
> > back when I was scanning, but maybe I didn't; it was
> so long ago I don't
> > remember. Anyway, libraries now  have Internet
> connections, and you live
> > near a library you can upload from there--or some
> cities, and places like
> > Starbucks have free wifi (I don't even know for sure
> what that that means)
> > but I think it's free access to the ''net. Or maybe
> you can email them to
> > Carrie at bookshare, and she can submit them a few at
> a time for you. Maybe
> > that wouldn't be against the rules since you're
> sending the scans to
> > bookshare, just as people mail books to bookshare. You
> can ask if that would
> > be o.k.
> >
> > Or just submit all of them, with a note in the
> comments that they're rough
> > scans and people will take download them as they can.
> You can rate them as
> > Good, because they won't be accepted if they're rated
> as Poor; I son't know
> > abour Fair.I thinnk they'll accept Fair. Thenyu can
> put hold for on some for
> > Grandma Cindy and for Jll and for anyone else who
> offers.
> >
> > Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection)
> and
> > books-being-scanned list available at sites below
> >
> >
> >
> > Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List
> >
> > Books Being Scanned List:
> > https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List
> >
> >
> > --- On Wed, 2/24/10, Julia <julia.kulak@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> wrote:
> >
> >> From: Julia <julia.kulak@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: moving, need help
> with raw scans
> >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 9:47 PM
> >> Oh, woops, I mean a couple hundred
> >> raw scans.
> >> Julia
> >> ----- Original Message -----
> >> From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
> >> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> Sent: Thursday, February 25, 2010 12:40 AM
> >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: moving, need help
> with raw
> >> scans
> >>
> >>
> >> > do you mean a couple hundred raw scans or the
> print
> >> books?
> >> > Cindy
> >> >
> >> > Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the
> collection)
> >> and
> >> > books-being-scanned list available at sites
> below
> >> >
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List
> >> >
> >> > Books Being Scanned List:
> >> > https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List
> >> >
> >> >
> >> > --- On Wed, 2/24/10, Julia <julia.kulak@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> wrote:
> >> >
> >> >> From: Julia <julia.kulak@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: moving,
> need help
> >> with raw scans
> >> >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> >> Date: Wednesday, February 24, 2010, 8:03
> PM
> >> >> Hi list.
> >> >> I forgot to mention that I have a couple
> >> >> hundred books.
> >> >> Julia
> >> >> ----- Original Message ----- From:
> "Susan" <slumpkin@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> >> >> Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2010 7:29
> PM
> >> >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: moving,
> need help
> >> with raw
> >> >> scans
> >> >>
> >> >>
> >> >> > Hi Julia,
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Will you still have print copies of
> the books
> >> in case
> >> >> we find words we're
> >> >> > unsure of? How many do you have?
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Susan
> >> >> >
> >> >> >
> >> >> > -----Original Message-----
> >> >> > From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> >> > [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx]
> >> >> On Behalf Of Julia
> >> >> > Sent: Wednesday, February 24, 2010
> 5:50 PM
> >> >> > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> >> >> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] moving,
> need help
> >> with raw
> >> >> scans
> >> >> >
> >> >> > Hi booksharians.
> >> >> > I've got a bunch of raw scans on my
> >> >> computer, and I might be moving at
> >> >> > the end of April to a place where
> I'd have
> >> dial-up
> >> >> access. Once I move, I
> >> >> > can't upload these books to
> bookshare because
> >> it will
> >> >> time out before
> >> >> > they're done. Would anyone be
> willing to
> >> proof these
> >> >> books so they can get
> >> >> > into the collection?I have a bunch
> of
> >> historical
> >> >> fiction, a mystery, a
> >> >> > couple of thrillers and romances,
> and some
> >> women's
> >> >> fiction and family sagas.
> >> >> > Thank you very much.
> >> >> > Julia
> >> >> >
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