[bksvol-discuss] Re: book validation procedures

  • From: "Jake Brownell" <jabrown@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 24 Dec 2006 15:26:31 -0600

Hi John,

Welcome to the volunteer community. As Monica mentioned my site attempts to 
give some helpful hints and tips. The official BookShare validation 
instructions are at:


But be warned that they are somewhat out of date and only a general guideline. 
The item they do not mention is that all books submitted to BookShare must have 
page breaks--something that most books fortunately have.

You may also wish to check out the Tips section, in particular the tip about 
Guidelines for Submission Fields. This tip explains how the forms on the site 
should be filled out. If done incorrectly the book will have to be validated 
again, either by you or someone else. Obviously we'd prefer the original 
validator do it again so as not to have someone else duplicate the work already 

The guidelines tip can be found at:


Let the list know what questions you still have after browsing this material.

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: johnorourke1951 
  To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Sunday, December 24, 2006 1:22 PM
  Subject: [bksvol-discuss] book validation procedures

  Good Afternoon List Members: 

  Does anyone on this list have a summary of the most effective methods for 
validating books.  I've signed up as a volunteer for Book Share but my 
Cano-scan is not powerful enough to perform rapid book scans and in addition I 
do not have a document feeder.  Therefore, I am able to validate books that 
have been scanned by others.  On Bookshare.org is there a summary page for 
people wishing to validate books.  At this point, I'm hoping to validate about 
six or so books per month.  
  Thank you for your consideration and attention.  Happy holidays to all.  

  John O'Rourke



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