You're right, Grace. And then sometimes the validator doesn't realize that the submitter didn't do it correctly. I think sometimes he/she assumes that copyright info is correct and starts validating with the actually main content, and thus doesn't change that part of the upload. I've seen that, too. Cindy > As a validator I have found that many times > submitters fill out the copy > right field incorrectly. Many times they put the > publisher when it clearly > states that the author is the copy right holder. > There are even some that put the title as the copy > right holder. > I think peiple find it difficult to determine who > the copy right holder is. > > Grace > From: "Mike Pietruk" <pietruk@xxxxxxxxx> > To: <bksvol-discuss@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> > Sent: Friday, December 02, 2005 7:36 AM > Subject: [bksvol-discuss] Re: venting my > frustrations > > > > Gerald > > > > I understand that submitters and validators can > and do fill out forms > > incorrectly. I do understand that scanners/ocr > software can and do > > scan/recognize incorrectly. > > And, yes, I do understand why, under the exemption > BookShare operates > > within the copyright law, why the copyright being > correct is important. > > Having said that, however, there are many > instances that books do not make > > the copyright office database allowing for a > simple verification as some > > publishers and authors simply don't bother with > that registration for > > whatever reason. > > Yet, of course, they are still copyrighted. > > I guess what floors me is why one would doubt the > stated copyright within > > the book itself. > > If the book itself on the printed page says xxx is > the publisher, then it > > is safe that xxx is the publisher. > > It is one thing to doubt the competency of the > submitter/validator in > > filling out forms, it is another to doubt the > printed page itself. > > I think it is this latter point that has many of > us scratching our heads. > > > > > > 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. > > > > > > > > -- > > No virus found in this incoming message. > > Checked by AVG Free Edition. > > Version: 7.1.362 / Virus Database: 267.13.10/190 - > Release Date: 12/1/2005 > > > > > > > > -- > No virus found in this outgoing message. > Checked by AVG Free Edition. > Version: 7.1.362 / Virus Database: 267.13.10/190 - > Release Date: 12/1/2005 > > 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. > > __________________________________________ Yahoo! DSL ? Something to write home about. Just $16.99/mo. or less. dsl.yahoo.com 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.