Oh, Cindy! I wish i had known you are on an older Mac; I searched for 4 months to find a home for my old iMac, and just found one yesterday, literally! And, they are taking it as a "lesser" alternative, just for space saving, dreading the platform difference. Ugh! Good luck with the new machine and hope you follow my favorite pastime of backup, backup, backup! Wink. Valerie On Jan 25, 2010, at 7:02 PM, Cindy wrote: > Speaking of computers that make strange noises. Mine started to have a > horrible smell I think it is literally fried. My husband is going to transfer > everything to an extra one he has so I can get back to work. (at the moment > he's at work, so I'm using his computer. He spent hours last night but wasn't > able to finish. I was able to stand the odor for a few minutes and so was > able to send out the being-scanned and wish list. Hopefully I'll be able to > send them tonight > he can get the new computer with my files on it working tonight. > > 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: > https://wiki.benetech.org/display/BSO/Books+Being+Scanned+List > > --- On Mon, 1/25/10, Melissa Smith <mdsmith25@xxxxxxxx> wrote: > >> From: Melissa Smith <mdsmith25@xxxxxxxx> >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Looking for proofer >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> Date: Monday, January 25, 2010, 8:00 AM >> I scanned BakeWise by Shirley O. >> Corriher. I started editing it before submission, but after >> about 10 Min. of working on it, my hard drive starts making >> strange noises. It is a rather large book, and I'm assuming >> that my laptop is feeling a bit overwhelmed. Is there >> someone who can take on this project? I know that many of >> the ingredient measurements didn't scan correctly, but, I >> think the rest scanned really well. I've been able to do >> things like standardize font, eliminate multiple blank lines >> and spaces, all page numbers are present and running headers >> are stripped. Chapter headings have been formatted, but the >> individual recipe headings have not been formatted. I have >> the print book that I can send, if you can't get it from >> your library. >> Thanks, >> >> Melissa >> >> To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to >> bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx >> put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject >> line. To get a list of available commands, put the >> word 'help' by itself in the subject line.. >> >> > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of > available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line. > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject line. To get a list of available commands, put the word 'help' by itself in the subject line.