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[Table of Contents|Scanning and Proofreading Manual|Table of Contents]
[1.  Introduction to Volunteering|1. Introduction to Volunteering]          [2.  What Bookshare Volunteers Should Know|2. What Bookshare Volunteers Should Know]            [3.  Scan a Book|3. Scan a Book]
[4.  Proofread a Book|4. Proofread a Book]                        [5.  The Metadata|5. The Metadata]              [6.  Extra Reading|6. Extra Reading]              [Bookshare.org|http://catalog.bookshare.org/volunteer/home]

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h1. Bookshare Scanning and Proofreading Manual

h2. _Your Guide to Volunteering with Bookshare_

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h3. [1.  Introduction to Volunteering|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 1. Introduction to Volunteering]

* [1.1  Welcome to volunteering with Bookshare|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 1. Introduction to Volunteering#welcome]
* [1.2  How to use this manual|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 1. Introduction to Volunteering#manual_howto]

h3. [2.  What Bookshare Volunteers Should Know|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 2. What Bookshare Volunteers Should Know]

* [2.1  Overview of the Volunteer Process|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 2. What Bookshare Volunteers Should Know#overview]
* [2.2  Where to start as a volunteer|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 2. What Bookshare Volunteers Should Know#vol_start]
* [2.3  How Credits work|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 2. What Bookshare Volunteers Should Know#credits]
* [2.4  Criteria that make a book eligible for Bookshare.org|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 2. What Bookshare Volunteers Should Know#book_eligibility]

h3. [3.  Scanning a book|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 3. Scanning a Book]

* [*3.1  Quick Link:  Search the Outsourcers and Publishers List*|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 3. Scanning a Book#outs_pubs_list]
* [3.2  Choosing a book to scan|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 3. Scanning a Book#choosing_book]
* [3.3  Scanning the book into an RTF file|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 3. Scanning a Book#scanning_rtf]
* [3.4  Scanning Checklist|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 3. Scanning a Book#scanning_checklist]
* [3.5  Submitting your scan|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 3. Scanning a Book#submitting_scan]
* [3.6  Getting high quality scans|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 3. Scanning a Book#scan_tips]

h3. [4.  Proofreading a Book|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 4. Proofreading a Book]

* [4.1  Before you begin proofreading|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 4. Proofreading a Book#before_proofreading]
* [4.2  Core proofreading instructions|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 4. Proofreading a Book#proofreading_instructions]
* [4.3  Common word processing software|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 4. Proofreading a Book#common_processing_sw]
* [4.4  Checking in a book|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 4. Proofreading a Book#checkin_book]
* [4.5  Renewing a book|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 4. Proofreading a Book#renew_book]
* [4.6  Releasing a a book|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 4. Proofreading a Book#release_book]
* [4.7  Administrative Approval: What happens?|Archive 2010-06-25 (remove to enable links) 4. Proofreading a Book#admin_approval]

h3. [5.  The Metadata|Archive (remove to enable links) 5. The Metadata]

* [5.1  ISBN|Archive (remove to enable links) 5. The Metadata#metadata_isbn]
* [5.2  Title|Archive (remove to enable links) 5. The Metadata#metadata_title]
* [5.3  Author(s)|Archive (remove to enable links) 5. The Metadata#metadata_author]
* [5.4  Copyright holder|Archive (remove to enable links) 5. The Metadata#copyright_holder]
* [5.5  Copyright date|Archive (remove to enable links) 5. The Metadata#copyright_date]
* [5.6  Brief synopsis|Archive (remove to enable links) 5. The Metadata#brief_synopsis]
* [5.7  Long synopsis|Archive (remove to enable links) 5. The Metadata#long_synopsis]
* [5.8  Comments|Archive (remove to enable links) 5. The Metadata#metadata_comments]
* [5.9  Guidelines for marking books "Adult"|Archive (remove to enable links) 5. The Metadata#marking_adult]

h3. [6.  Extra Reading|Archive (remove to enable links) 6. Extra Reading]

* [6.1  Additional sources of AT training materials|Archive (remove to enable links) 6. Extra Reading#htctu_manuals]
* [6.2  Finding information on a Book Series|Archive (remove to enable links) 6. Extra Reading#finding_info]
* [6.3  Standardized proofreading guidelines|Archive (remove to enable links) 6. Extra Reading#standardized_guidelines]
* [6.4  Improving the quality of books in the library|Archive (remove to enable links) 6. Extra Reading#improving_bq]
* [6.5  The Volunteer Discussion List|Archive (remove to enable links) 6. Extra Reading#vol_discussion]
* [6.6  Legal information|Archive (remove to enable links) 6. Extra Reading#legal_info]\\
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