Gwen, nobody expects scans to be perfect. That's why we have proofreaders and why scanners don't proofread their own scans. Don't give up until your books get rejected two or three times. It may be that your books can easily be fixed by proofreaders who know what they're doing. submit a couple of them with holds for grandma Cindy. Cindy 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 Wed, 10/28/09, gwen tweedy <gstweedy@xxxxxxx> wrote: > From: gwen tweedy <gstweedy@xxxxxxx> > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: some questions > To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > Date: Wednesday, October 28, 2009, 3:23 AM > Oh bless your heart (((Cindy))) I'm > probably gonna stop volunteering. > Not because of anyone or anything here, but I'm just not > succeeding. > I'm just not getting it. I've set everything I > can tried to follow instructions for fixing things just > right. > I've even left things alone for fear of messing up a good > scan even more. > I'm just not making it with a wonderful scan that y'all > enjoy proofing. > There is always something wrong and I feel that is not fair > to y'all who work so hard to make good books. > It would be less stress on y'all and certainly on me > so it's best that I just go back to reading what y'all put > up. I gave it my best shot, I tried to enjoy it and I > truly tried to add books to the library that y'all would > enjoy. > But it really didn't happen as it should have, because I > never got to y'all a wonderful scan that somebody wrote back > to me a and said yea Gwen this required very little work and > was an easy proof. > I've never had an easy proof for y'all yet and I am sorely > disappointed within myself, I'm sorry I wish I could have > done better wish I could have done better but it ain't > happenin as they say. > So it's truly time for Gwen to hang it up and let > y'all get to some good books and good books to proof for a > change. > Thanks for putting up with me for as long as you did, I'm > not sure I would have been so patient. Y'all rock! > > Bless your hearts tight hugs to all and thanks for a job > well done! > Happy scanning, and happy proofing. I'll look forward > to what y'all send up. > > ----- Original Message ----- From: "Cindy" <popularplace@xxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Tuesday, October 27, 2009 10:19 PM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: some questions > > > > Gwen submit them with a hold for Cindy--maybe you'd > better make that grandma Cindy since I think there is > another Cindy. I won't get to them for a while, because I > have at least 2 to finish first, and a third I should do, > and a fourth I said I'd do, but it is nice to vary what one > is reading. Assuming I can get the print books, I'll proof > them for you. > > Cindy > > > > 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 Tue, 10/27/09, gwen tweedy <gstweedy@xxxxxxx> > wrote: > > > >> From: gwen tweedy <gstweedy@xxxxxxx> > >> Subject: [bksvol-discuss] some questions > >> To: bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > >> Date: Tuesday, October 27, 2009, 4:22 PM > >> > >> > >> > >> > >> > >> > >> > >> Is there a place on > >> line, where you can find > >> out things for a book like the contents of books > that kind > >> of thing > >> I know you can wait > >> until you see a sighted > >> person and that is cool but wondered if there is > such > >> a place where you > >> can find out things the little things without > sighted > >> help. > >> Also Bob thought he heard > >> once, like if it is a > >> text book or an important book where things have > to be > >> precise but on fiction > >> books if it didn't mess up the book some things > >> didn't matter like we've had > >> books before where headings weren't there and lots > of > >> times the page numbers you > >> don't hear them in a book they don't show up when > >> the book comes up and is > >> excepted anyhow because of like software or any > number of > >> things. > >> Because he says he has put > >> up books that he was > >> sure he had the page numbers in and stuff and when > he has > >> looked at them or > >> brought them down none of those things are in > >> there. > >> I know you have to > >> do a good job that kind of > >> thing > >> I have even had a person > >> who does not volunteer for > >> bookshare who just reads tell me that all that > stuff > >> distracts from the book and > >> breaks up the text and it bothers him. > >> Just thought I'd > >> ask. > >> Cause some books no matter > >> what a blind person does > >> some books are grand but some books > especially these > >> tiny ones stuff just > >> doesn't come out and this is about the 4th time > >> I've gone through this book in > >> fact got so dilligent on it that ended up putting > up a > >> partial book not sure how > >> that happened but it did. > >> I'm ready for some new > >> books LOL these same 9 books > >> LOL have been sitting on my table for months and > I've > >> redone them so many times > >> that wow they are broke *smile* > >> > >> > > > > > > > > To unsubscribe from this list send a blank Email to > > bksvol-discuss-request@xxxxxxxxxxxxx > > put the word 'unsubscribe' by itself in the subject > line. 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