[bksvol-discuss] Re: We need a way to tell what the outsourcers are scanning.

  • From: Cindy <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Mon, 29 Jun 2009 15:53:37 -0700 (PDT)

I suggest that before scanning anything one checks the list of publisher 
donors, and then not scanning any book with one of these publishers listed as 
the publisher of the book.
I've pasted my old list below, but it possibly needs to be updated. 

Harper Collins, O'Reilly, Hachette and Perseus--don't scan their books--being 
Current List of Publishers Signed On With Bookshare.org (08/27/08)

I.      Harper Collins

II.     O'Reilly

III.    The Perseus Book Groups


i.      Avalon Travel

ii.     Basic Books (renowned publisher of serious nonfiction: Warren Bennis, 
Douglas Hofstadter, Alice Miller, Niall Ferguson, Richard Feynman, Howard 
Gardner, Zbigniew Brzezinski 

iii.    Basic Civitas Books  (African-American & African Studies),  Da Capo 
Press (H.G. Bissinger's Friday Night Lights; American and world history, 
biography, music, especially jazz, film, art, photography, sports, humor, and 
popular culture)

iv.     Da Capo Lifelong Books,

v.      Nation Books (joint venture partnership)

vi.     Public Affairs (joint venture partnership)

vii.    Running Press

viii.   Seal Press

ix.     Vanguard Press

x.      Westview Press (distinguished publisher of college textbooks)

IV.     Hachette Book Group USA is made up of the following publishing groups 
and imprints:

i.       Little, Brown & Company

ii.     Back Bay Books

iii.     Bulfinch

iv.     Grand Central Publishing

v.      5-Spot

vi.      Business Plus

vii.    Forever

viii.   Springboard Press

ix.     Twelve

x.      Vision

xi.     Wellness Central

xii.    FaithWords

xiii.   Center Street

xiv.    Orbit

xv.      Little, Brown Books for Young Readers

xvi.    LB Kids

xvii.   Poppy

xviii. Yen Press

[Notable authors include David Baldacci, David Sedaris, Michael Connelly, James 
Patterson, Nelson DeMille, Stephanie Meyer, Anita Shreve, Alice Sebold, Lou 
Dobbs, Jennie Fields, Robert Kiyosaki, Rick Moody, Sidney Sheldon, Nicholas 
Sparks, Jon Stewart and the writers of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, Stephen 
Colbert, and David Foster Wallace.]

Carrie,can you post a new list or send one to me for posting?


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: 

--- On Mon, 6/29/09, Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx <Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx> wrote:

From: Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx <Rogerbailey81@xxxxxxx>
Subject: [bksvol-discuss] We need a way to tell what the outsourcers are 
To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Date: Monday, June 29, 2009, 7:56 AM

I checked the collection. I checked the books being scanned list. I checked the 
checkout list. To the best of my knowledge I checked everything I am supposed 
to check before scanning. Malcolm X talks to Young People was not in any of 
those places, so I ordered it to scan. When it arrived I was working on another 
one, so I put it aside. Now I just checked the collection again and it had been 
added two days ago by Worth Trust.

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