[bksvol-discuss] Re: FW: A book you validated has been accepted by Bookshare

  • From: Soronel Haetir <soronel.haetir@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 29 Aug 2009 22:25:58 -0800

Personally I would suggest you talk with the librarian.  Once they see
the exemption they might be willing to put together a volunteer corp
at the library itself.  Way easier to scan books at the source, and
with lots of books if there was a scan error someone could just go to
the shelf because it's unlikely the book was checked out in the

On 8/29/09, Jamie Yates, CPhT <mirxtech@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Good, Valerie, I'm glad you enjoyed it!
> Sometimes I feel like scanning books makes me feel like  a "scam". I never
> tell the librarian what I am doing with such a wide variety of books I am
> checking out because so many people misinterpret and think it's something
> illegal and sometimes it's way too tedious to try to explain and make them
> understand.
> If pressed I tell them that I'm helping someone without vision to be able to
> read the book but I never mention scanning the book.
> --
> Jamie in Michigan
> Currently Reading: Last Look by Mariah Stewart
> See everything I've read this year at: www.michrxtech.com/books.html

Soronel Haetir
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