I totally agree. I'll ask Allison. Cindy ***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 A LIST OF BOOKS CURRENTLY BEING SCANNED IS AVAILABLE AT http://people.delphiforums.com/jamiecalton/scanning.html http://www.friendsofbookshare.org/ Jake's site for useful links: http://www.jbrownell.com/bkslinks.html --- On Thu, 7/31/08, Silvara <silvara@xxxxxxx> wrote: > From: Silvara <silvara@xxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Publisher Quality > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Thursday, July 31, 2008, 7:58 AM > If Random House is also donating books. That's great, > but it would be > helpful to get a list of books so that we don't > duplicate work. It takes > time and effort to get a book scanned and validated. > *** > Grace > > Join our club and swap paperback books for FREE - > PaperBackSwap.com > > http://silvara.paperbackswap.com/profile/index.php > ----- Original Message ----- > From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Thursday, July 31, 2008 1:21 AM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Publisher Quality > > > >I know you're right that the book has been > submitted by the publisher. > >Whether or not it's in electronic format I > don't know. It's true that it > >does not have to be validated, but people who have > downloaded some of those > >books have found extraneous characters and, in some > cases, no page > >numbers--possibly no page breaks, but that I can't > remember. The bookshare > >staff supposedly is fixing up the books before adding > them to the > >collection--I think. Unfortunately, I think they're > replacing books that > >volunteers have already scanned and validated in some > cases, and in those > >cases they are not better. I keep hoping that they > won't replace them but > >will sit alongside them in the collection. Public > libraries have more than > >one copy of a book; why can't bookshare? We do have > a list of books donated > >by HarperCollins so people can check that list and not > scan or validate a > >book on that list, but I think some are being donated > by Random House. I > >must ask. > > > > Cindy > > > > > > --- On Wed, 7/30/08, Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx > <Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx> wrote: > > > >> From: Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx > <Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx> > >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Publisher Quality > >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > >> Date: Wednesday, July 30, 2008, 8:52 PM > >> I am just curious about this one. What does > publisher > >> quality mean? If I may > >> guess I would think that the book is submitted by > the > >> publisher in > >> electronic format and so it does not have to be > validated. > >> > >> > >> > >> **************Get fantasy football with free live > scoring. > >> Sign up for > >> FanHouse Fantasy Football today. > >> > (http://www.fanhouse.com/fantasyaffair?ncid=aolspr00050000000020) > > > > > > > > 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. 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.