Thanks, Denise Cindy Wish List (i.e., books wanted added to the collection) and books-being-scanned list available at sites below Wish List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Bookshare+Wish+List Books Being Scanned List: https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List --- On Tue, 1/12/10, Denise Thompson <deniset@xxxxxxx> wrote: > From: Denise Thompson <deniset@xxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Planning to scan > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010, 1:04 PM > > > > > > Cindy > > I'll be scanning > > Undone by Karin Slaughter > > Trick or Treat, Corrina Chapman book 4 by Kerry Greenwood > > Cocaine Blues, Phyne Fisher book 1 by Kerry Greenwood > > Thanks > > Denise T. > > > At 09:39 AM 1/11/2010, you wrote: > > > The other thing > I forgot to mention regarding Skype is that there are > scripts which make > Skype easy to use. > > > > I believe > you can have up to thirty people on a chat. I can't > imagine that we'd > have more people than that for a chat party. Everyone has > such busy > schedules these days. > > > > We could > simply post a time for a chat, and ask people to e-mail if > they want to > be included. > > > > Very > simple, in my opinion. > > > > > Blessings. > > > > > Lynnsky > > > > > > > Blessings. > > > > > Lynnsky > > > > > > From: > bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [ > mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On > Behalf Of Lynn > I > > Sent: Monday, January 11, 2010 11:31 AM > > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: voice chat room > available > > > > Hi > Denise! > > > > I use > Skype. It works well for me. I think it would be a good > solution too, > with a lot fewer complications, but many people probably > would disagree > with that. > > > > I'd be > willing to use Skype for our chats too, and think it would > require a lot > less effort. Skype is not a difficult program to download, > install, and > use--and it's free. > > > > > Blessings. > > > > > Lynnsky > > > > > > From: > bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > [ > mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On > Behalf Of > Denise Thompson > > Sent: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 1:30 PM > > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: voice chat room > available > > > > Yes, I know what you mean. (smile) Good ideas often turn > into a lot more > than we bargain for. The administrator part is going to be > the toughest > thing. I've emailled for more info about that. I'm > wondering if it > wouldn't be a whole lot simpler for folks to donwload > Skype to their PCs > and for a few folks who want to get together to to a > conference call. I > think up to 10 or 12 people can conference free of charge. > It's hard to > know if we'd have more than that in the chat room at a > time anyway. For > those not familiar with Skype, it's a free software > that you down load > onto your computer. Once it's installed whcih is done > like any other > software. You follow the steps and set up your account. You > need a > microphone to plug into your computer. Microphones > aren't expensive. Then > calls can be made from your computer free of charge to > another skype > user. There are paid plans, but the free program works well > also and it > allows as I said a few people to talk together free. It > might be a place > to start anyway to see how many people are interested > before getting into > the voice chat room thing which is going to require more > time for some > one organizing the chat. Just some thoughts. > > Denise > > > > > At 08:10 AM 1/11/2010, you wrote: > > > Hi Denise! > > > > That was > nice of you to check into this. *smile* > > > > > Initially, when Jamie mentioned a possible chat party, I > thought it was a > good one, and after Susan L contacted Bob Acosta and asked > whether we > could use the Book Nook, I e-mailed him, last week, and > asked whether we > could use the Book Nook room last weekend. I received no > response, and > e-mailed Jamie, accordingly. > > > > I really > hadn't planned to take the lead on this, but was > willing to help to > arrange it. > > > > I did > visit the "politics" room at > ourplace.acbradio.org, after > Monica's post, and found the log in to be exactly like > that of Accessible > World chat rooms, so think it would be a good fit for a > Bookshare > chat. > > > > I also > thought of contacting Talking Communities, directly, to see > if we could > have our own chat room. That way, we wouldn't have to > worry about > conflicts with times and other scheduled events. > > > > This is > becoming more of a project than I feel I can commit > to--especially, since > there would have to be an administrator for each chat. > I'm willing to do > what I can to help, but do not want to take responsibility > for this > entire project. I believe my time is better spent > proofreading. > > > > > Blessings. > > > > > Lynnsky > > > > > > From: > bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [ > > mailto:bksvol-discuss-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On > Behalf Of > Denise Thompson > > Sent: Tuesday, January 12, 2010 12:22 PM > > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] voice chat room available > > > > Hi all > > I've been in contact with one of the web masters from > Blindsea a site > which list software for those of us who use a cell phone > screen reader > called Talks on our Nokia phones. They have 3 chat rooms > available 24/7. > Stephen said we could use one. I've participated on > discussions of > accessible phone software there and it works just like the > Talking > Community works from Accessible world. So it's either a > Talking community > room or very similar. If this sounds interesting to folks > I'll get more > details. If this is like Talking community someone will > have to be > willing to be the administrator and handle the behind the > scenes stuff. > This would be the case with Accessible world as well if we > used one of > their rooms. I'm not exactly sure who supposed to be > handling this from > this list, but let me know if you'd like to pursue this > or would like me > to get more info about the set-up. > > Denise > > > At 07:09 PM 1/10/2010, you wrote: > > I have Friday > the 15th of > January off, if someone is able to set up a place and a > time I will try > to make it. > > > -- > > Jamie in Michigan > > > Currently Reading: Jupiter's Bones by Faye Kellerman > > > Earn cash for answering trivia questions every 3 hours: > > http://instantcashsweepstakes.com/invitations/ref_link/49497 > > > See everything I've read this year at: > > www.michiganrxtech.com/books.html > > No virus found in this incoming > message. > > Checked by AVG - > www.avg.com > > Version: 9.0.725 / Virus Database: 270.14.134/2614 - > Release Date: > 01/11/10 07:29:00 > > No virus found in this incoming > message. > > Checked by AVG - > www.avg.com > > Version: 9.0.725 / Virus Database: 270.14.134/2614 - > Release Date: > 01/11/10 07:29:00 > > > > No virus found in this incoming > message. > > Checked by AVG - > www.avg.com > > Version: 9.0.725 / Virus Database: 270.14.134/2614 - > Release Date: > 01/11/10 07:29:00 > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. 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