[bksvol-discuss] Re: Scolastic publisher?

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: "bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx" <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 18:40:54 -0800 (PST)

I am attaching a Word version dated Dec. 6, 2011
Cindy




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> From: Roger Loran Bailey <rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx>
>To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>Sent: Wednesday, January 4, 2012 9:44 AM
>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Scolastic publisher?
> 
>
>I am remembering something, but I am not remembering it very well. A good 
>while back Scott told us that he was going to start sending us the safe and 
>unsafe publishers list along with the wish lists and the books being scanned 
>list. We got that list once. It was not intended to be sent every week. Here 
>is what I do not remember. He either said that it would be sent to us once a 
>month or, perhaps, some other periodicity or he said that it would be sent to 
>us whenever it was updated. If it was the former I think he forgot about it. 
>If it was the latter then it was never updated and it is our fault for not 
>looking for safe publishers to add to the list. In either case, there are new 
>volunteers on the discussion list now since it was posted here. As I recall, 
>it was going to be posted because the wiki where Bookshare has it is not very 
>compatible with screen readers. I think it might be a good idea for Alisa to 
>post that list for us again and I think it
 might be a good idea for us to get back into looking for small publishers or 
other publishers which do not have a contract with Bookshare and report them so 
that the list can be updated.
>
>On 1/4/2012 1:43 AM, Cindy wrote: 
>I checked my downloaded list of publishers. The only Scholastic publications 
>that said do not use re Arthur A, Levine imprints; some nonfiction and 
>Spanish-language impprints said Caution
>>ndy
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>>From: Valerie Maples <vlmaples@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>>>To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
>>>Sent: Tuesday, January 3, 2012 6:58 PM
>>>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: Scolastic publisher?
>>>
>>>
>>>It seems like we are seeing some pop in, but they are supposed to be safe, 
>>>last thing I heard.  However, Scholastic has genrously given world-wide 
>>>publication rights once they are in teh collection, not US only, which is 
>>>great!
>>> 
>>>Doug and I would love to proof any you do; I have several here and it will 
>>>save me or Pam Hoffard scanning them.  If I have them, I can add picture 
>>>descriptions.
>>> 
>>>Thanks!
Valerie 
>>>
>>>
>>>From: Grace Pires <silvara@xxxxxxx>
>>>To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
>>>Sent: Tue, January 3, 2012 8:22:54 PM
>>>Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Scolastic publisher?
>>>
>>>
>>> 
>>> 
>>>Hi Everyone:
>>> 
>>>Happy New year. 
>>>I am wonddering if Scolastic publisher is on a do not scan list? I have 
>>>several Clifford books that I bought for my 4-year old son.  3 out of the 5 
>>>are not on bookshare. I just wonder if I should bother scanning them.
>>>Advice?
>>> 
>>>Thanks. 
>>>Grace Pires
>>> 
>>> 
>>>PS. Do you shop on line? If yes, then click the link below and support the 
>>>National Federation of the Blind of Rhode Island at no additional cost to 
>>>you.
>>>http://www.givebackamerica.com/charity.php?b=169
>>> 
>>>
>>>
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