Hi all, I agree with G. Cindy on this one. When I scan a book, I create two versions, one that's the way I want it, and another for Bookshare. In my personal copy, one of the first things I do is get rid of those pages where people just rave about the book. Cheers, Donna -----Original Message----- >From: "Grandma Cindy"<popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> >Sent: 1/31/08 1:35:40 AM >To: "bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx"<bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Do We include reviews > >I was going to say not to bother, but if Guido wants >them. I don't put reviews from the back cover; if >reviews of the book have been scanned, as validator I >leave them, usually. Of course the reviews of the book >are going to be raves. Guido, do you really find them >useful, or are you referring to reviews of other books >by the same author, which I can see would be useful if >they have info about the book don't just say how >wonderful the books are. > >I've come to realize that authors of the same genre >will give positive reviews to a fellow author's book >in that genre, probably because they want the same >treatment. I have upon occasion, after >reading/validating a book, wondered how on earth it >could have been given such a good review. That's what >made me realize. > >G.Cndy >--- robert tweedy <roberttweedy@xxxxxxx> wrote: > >> Okay it's the inside of the front cover that give me >> problems. I guess I can rescan them after doing the >> book since the print is more in bold. >> Skype contact bobwichitaks phone 316-524-5454 >> ----- Original Message ----- >> From: Guido Corona >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> Sent: Wednesday, January 30, 2008 7:49 PM >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Do We >> >> >> >> Robert, please do put those front advertorials in >> at the beginning of a book. They are often quite >> informative. . . >> I cut them off only when they have been totally >> mangled by the OCR and cannot be reconstructed. >> Guido >> >> >> Guido Dante Corona >> IBM Research, >> Human Ability & Accessibility Center, (HA&AC) >> Austin Tx. >> Phone: 512. 838. 9735. >> Email: guidoc@xxxxxxxxxxx >> Web: http://www.ibm.com/able >> >> ". . . Maybe it was only those who were most >> certain they were right who were guaranteed to be >> wrong. And that maybe, just maybe, those who >> questioned the most were in the end those who came >> closest to being wise." >> [David Poyer, The Command] >> >> >> >> "robert tweedy" <roberttweedy@xxxxxxx> >> Sent by: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> >> 01/30/2008 04:11 PM Please respond to >> bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> >> >> To <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> >> cc >> Subject [bksvol-discuss] Do We >> >> >> >> >> >> >> >> Do we have to put all the reviews of the book in? >> We know that what ever the >> review is it will be good for that book and can we >> just put in the title >> page and the copyright page of course? I forgot to >> put the title and author >> on night and there are a few junk characters on >> the first page and fourth >> page. I set kurzweil or should I say kurzweil sets >> it's self and if the >> print is bold at the beginning where the reviews >> are it's a mess. >> Skype contact bobwichitaks phone 316-524-5454 >> >> 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. >> >> >> > > >WISH LIST (called Requested Additions To The Bookshare Collection)is available >at >http://people.delphiforums.com/jamiecalton/Book_Requests.htm >http://www.friendsofbookshare.org/ >http://studentpages.alma.edu/~07jmyate/book_requests.htm > >www.jbrownell.com for miscellaneous and useful threads > > > > ____________________________________________________________________________________ >Be a better friend, newshound, and >know-it-all with Yahoo! Mobile. Try it now. >http://mobile.yahoo.com/;_ylt=Ahu06i62sR8HDtDypao8Wcj9tAcJ > > 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.