[bksvol-discuss] Re: Fwd: Latin books

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Sat, 24 Sep 2005 12:56:20 -0700 (PDT)

Yes, Kaitlyn, it is the book from Lena.

Does your scanner also have settings for two different
languages? Modern technology is amazing.

Cindy


-- Kaitlyn Hill <Kaitlyn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> Hello:) 
> 
> IF this is the book from Lena, I spoke with her
> yesterday and she will be
> sending me that book along with some others for
> scanning. 
> 
> I will put out the offer again, Anyone that have
> books that don't mined them
> being chopped and want them scanned do let me know.
> I actually enjoy the
> scanning more than that validating though I have
> done a lot of both since
> April. 
> 
> Let's see at last count I have scanned and submitted
> 31 books. Going for the
> 100 mark by April:) 
> 
> I did have some fun this morning. I had a book that
> I did a few pages of
> with my general settings. I was only getting about a
> 98.6 to 98.8
> recognition rate. After playing with the brightness
> I was able to get it up
> to between 99.5 and 99.9 depending on the page. So
> playing with settings can
> make a big difference. 
> 
> 
> 
> Kaitlyn 
> Healing Practitioner
> "The cost of a thing is the amount of what I call
> life, which is required to
> be exchanged for it immediately or in the long run."
> Henry Thoreau 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> [mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On
> Behalf Of Carrie Karnos
> Sent: Thursday, September 22, 2005 11:02 PM
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Fwd: Latin books
> 
> Bookshare.org
> The Benetech Initiative
> 480 California Avenue
> Suite 201
> Palo Alto, CA 94306-1609      
>  
> (It's under the 'Contact Us' section at the bottom
> on the right side of the
> home screen.)
>  
> I can certainly scan any books sent to Bookshare,
> but please remember that I
> will de-spine the book, basically killing it.  Is
> that okay???
>  
> Carrie
> 
> Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> 
>       Hi, All,
>       
>       I'm forwarding our fellow booksharian's note about
> the
>       Latin book. 
>       
>       Apparently she can obtain that one and is willing
> to
>       send it to be scanned, as you can see. Carrie, I'm
>       suggesting she send it to you at benetech, but I
>       couldn't find the address at the site, either at
> the
>       volunteer page or the home page, following several
> of
>       the threads, and I've never noted the address when
>       it's been posted here, since I never thought to use
>       it. I'd appreciate it if someone would post it
> again.
>       I guess this time I'd better note it in case I'm
> ever
>       asked for it again.
>       
>       Cindy
>       
>       > Here's the Latin grammar I'd like, although I'd
> be
>       > happy with anything.
>       > 
>       > Wheelock's Latin
>       > 
>       > Frederic M. Wheelock,
>       > Richard A. LaFleur
>       > 
>       > ISBN: 0060783710 (paperback).
>       > 
>       > I'm will ing to supply the book and take it apart
> if
>       > a document feeder is used.
>       > 
>       >
>       
>       
>       
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