[bksvol-discuss] Re: Total books added this year

  • From: "Ixchel, Jackie" <starsandhearts2@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 27 Mar 2012 06:27:41 -0400

For me, it takes about 30 minutes to an hour to proof a childrens book.
Jackie

On 3/27/12, Jamie Yates, CPhT <mirxtech@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> For me, I can do a children's picture book in about an hour, even if I
> have to hand type most of it (fonts in those books tend to not scan).
>
> More complicated children's picture books like the Best Dogs Ever
> series take maybe 90 minutes to 2 hours to do.
>
> Older children's paperbacks I can scan, OCR and format into word,
> about 3 pages per minute unless they have lots of handwritten parts or
> complicated things that make them not really scannable.
>
> Regular adult paperbacks maybe 3 to 4 pages per minute. Hardcovers
> maybe 2 pages per minute because they can't usually be scanned in 2
> page mode.
>
> Cookbooks or other books with labor intensive symbols/footnotes/etc
> take about 2 minutes per page, some as many as 4 to 5 minutes per
> page. Depends upon how much needs checking against the print book.
>
> --
> Jamie in Michigan
>
> Currently Reading: A Case of Bad Taste by Lori Copeland
>
>
>
> See everything I've read this year at: www.michiganrxtech.com/books.html
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