Shelly, that was a procedure only reserved for the public domain books that bookshare added to its collection before it came live. It's amazing that the two of us have been around since then. Thanks for tollerating us guys. Pratik -----Original Message----- From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf Of Shelley L. Rhodes Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 6:25 PM To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Attempting a b s o copy Also Monica, in the first year of ookshare volunteers, were not truly shown the "whole" book. Smile. We were shown a certain pain, was like the first and last 500 words and we had to decide from there if it was appropriate to add to the collection. This was before Bookshare went life, which was a half year after I started working for them. Shelley L. Rhodes M.A., VRT, CTVI and Judson, guiding golden juddysbuddy@xxxxxxxxxxxx Guide Dogs For the Blind Inc. Graduate Alumni Association Board www.guidedogs.com More than Any other time, When i hold a beloved book in my hand, my limitations fall from me, my spirit is free. - Helen Keller ----- Original Message ----- From: "Monica Willyard" <rhyami@xxxxxxxxx> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> Sent: Tuesday, June 05, 2007 3:54 PM Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Attempting a b s o copy >I can see both sides here. I understand Bookshare staff wanting >books to be rescanned. On the flip side, some of the books that >were submitted during the first 3 years are in in a condition that >could be fixed by a normal validation procedure, (removing headers, >inserting page breaks where the numbers already are, and fixing >common scannos like cornpany for the word company.) Many books in >the good quality section are in this group. I have felt both sad >and somewhat annoyed that whoever validated these books didn't >appear to make any efforts toward fixing obvious errors. I guess >requiring a rescan is intended to make sure we have the best copy possible. "Don't let yesterday use up too much of today!" Will Rogers Monica Willyard, rhyami@xxxxxxxxx Add rhyami to your Skype if you'd like to chat. -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- No virus found in this incoming message. Checked by AVG Free Edition. Version: 7.5.472 / Virus Database: 269.8.9/834 - Release Date: 6/5/2007 2:38 PM To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put 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. To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put 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.