[bksvol-discuss] Re: just submitted 25 books

  • From: Mike Pietruk <pietruk@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 3 Nov 2005 22:57:26 -0500 (EST)


The reason Carrie can submit 25 books is that as, an inside volunteer, she 
is using an automated high speed scanner which works on the books after 
the pages have been unbound.
This scanner costs thousands of dollars so it is not practical for home 
use nor would most of us be willing to see books destroyed in the process.
Hence, while we may scan one book, Carrie can do 10 or more.
If Benetech could afford a plethora of these scanners and had the 
volunteers to operate them, just think of the output that could be 

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