[bksvol-discuss] Re: Pictures on unnumbered pages

  • From: Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 17:57:26 -0600


My impression was that these pages (the picture page and blank page) would NOT 
alter current numbering.  In other words, it was like this:
p 6 text
picture page
blank page
p 7 text

Kind of like picture inserts.


On Jan 22, 2010, at 5:44 PM, Carrie Karnos wrote:

> No please, don't omit unnumbered pages! It throws the page numbering off. 
> Please keep the blank pages, put a page number on them, and either [blank 
> page] or a description of the image. Here's a section from the Volunteer 
> manual:
> Do Not Remove Blank Pages If Page Numbering Will Be Affected
> Blank pages are often found in the following places in books:
> After the Table of Contents
> After the Dedication
> After the Acknowledgments
> After pages which identify a section of the book as Part I, Part II, etc.
> Between chapters
> Before the Glossary
> Before the Index
> Before the appendices
> Blank pages should only be removed if doing so does not affect a book's page 
> numbering. For example, it is sometimes obvious that a blank page is page 85 
> because the page before it is numbered 84 and the page after it is numbered 
> 86. In this instance, the blank page should not be removed, and it may be 
> helpful to add the page number to the page to help prevent it from 
> accidentally being lost when converting the file to a different format, 
> accidentally being removed by a volunteer during proofreading, mis-numbered 
> by the tool which processes page numbers for DAISY books, or by the tool 
> responsible for identifying original page numbers in BRF books.
> Note that books often begin numbering pages with the first page of the main 
> content, but page numbering can also begin with the first page of a book. 
> When numbering begins with the first page of the book, then blank pages 
> should be included in the front of the book to preserve page numbering.
> Some books will have photos, advertisements, or other material in the middle 
> of the book. Remove these pages only if they do not disrupt the page numbers. 
> Many times the pages on each side of the material will be sequential (for 
> example, page 112, six pages, page 113). In this case, please remove the 
> pages from the scan to preserve page numbering.
> Thanks! Carrie
> From: Kathy Hester <kathyruth@xxxxxxxxxx>
> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
> Sent: Fri, January 22, 2010 1:19:48 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Pictures on unnumbered pages
> Since the pages wouldn't affect the consecutive numbering, couldn't they 
> just be omitted?  If you prefer to put them in, you could just put them in 
> at the end of the book with a small note saying that they were on unnumbered 
> pages, and gather all the captions together on one page, not mentioning the 
> blank pages, so that the book wouldn't have so many pages added to what its 
> numbering suggests.  I would think that would be permissible since the pages 
> are not numbered.
> Good luck with it.
> Kathy
> > "The LORD bless you and keep you;
> > the LORD make His face shine upon you
> > and be gracious to you;
> > the LORD turn His face toward you
> > and give you peace."
> > Numbers 6:24-26
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Melissa Smith" <mdsmith25@xxxxxxxx>
> To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
> Sent: Friday, January 22, 2010 12:43 PM
> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Pictures on unnumbered pages
> I'm currently working on a book from the 1930's. There are pictures
> scattered through out the book, but the pages that they appear on are
> not numbered. Also, the facing page is blank and unnumbered. For
> example, page 6 with text, unnumbered page with picture, unnumbered
> blank page, page 7 with text. I have 2 questions. First, would you
> eliminate the blank pages or label them as blank? Can the unnumbered
> picture pages be left where they are, or should they be moved to the end
> of the book? I will be doing some other books from this period, and it
> appears that this is often how pictures were handled at that time.
> Thanks,
> Melissa
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