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[*Table of Contents*|Scanning and Proofreading Manual|Table of Contents]
[1.  Introduction to volunteering|1. Introduction to volunteering]          [2.  Topics for Submitters and Proofreaders|2. Topics for both Submitters and Proofreaders]            [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]             [|]

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h2. *Bookshare Scanning and Proofreading Manual*

h3. _Your Guide to Volunteering with Bookshare_

h2. *Table of Contents*

h3. *\**  [1.  Introduction to Volunteering|1. Introduction to volunteering]

        [1.1  Welcome to volunteering with Bookshare|1. Introduction to volunteering#1_welcome_to_volunteering_with_bookshare]
        [1.2  How to use this manual|1. Introduction to volunteering#1_how_to_use_this_manual]

h3. *\**  [2.  Topics for Submitters and Proofreaders|2. Topics for both Submitters and Proofreaders]

        [2.1  Overview of the volunteer process|2. Topics for both Submitters and Proofreaders#2_overview_of_the_volunteer_process]
        [2.2  How Credits work|2. Topics for both Submitters and Proofreaders#2_how_credits_work]
        [2.3  To add or not to add:  Criteria that make a book eligible for|2. Topics for both Submitters and Proofreaders#2_criteria_that_make_a_book_eligible]

h3. *\**  [3.  Scan a book|3. Scan a book]

        [3.1  {color:gray}*Choosing a book*{color} to scan|3. Scan a book#3_choosing_a_book_to_scan]
        [3.2  Scanning the book into an {color:gray}*RTF*{color} file|3. Scan a book#3_scanning_into_rtf]
        [3.3  {color:gray}*Cleaning up*{color} your scan|3.3 Cleaning up your scan]
        [3.4  {color:gray}*Scanning Checklist*{color}|3. Scan a book#3_scanning_checklist]
        [3.5  {color:gray}*How to submit*{color} your scan|3.5 How to submit your scan]
        [3.6  Getting high quality scans using common scanning software|3. Scan a book#3_getting high quality scans]

h3. *\**  [4.  Proofread a Book|4. Proofread a book]

        [4.1  Before you begin proofreading|4. Proofread a book#4_before_proofreading]
        [4.2  {color:gray}*Core proofreading instructions*{color}|4. Proofread a book#4_core_proofreading_instructions]
        [4.3  {color:gray}*Renew your book in 60 seconds*{color}|4.3 Renew your book in 60 seconds]
        [4.4  {color:gray}*Release*{color} a book|4.4 Release a book]
        [4.5  {color:gray}*How to Check in*{color} your finished proof|4.5 How to Check in your finished proof]
        [4.6  {color:gray}*After*{color} Check in|4.6 After Check in]
        [4.7  Common word processing software used to proofread|4. Proofread a book#4_common_word_processing_sw]
        [4.8  Advanced proofreading topics|4. Proofread a book#4_advanced_proofreading_topics]

h3. *\**  [5.  The Metadata|5. The metadata]

        [5.1  The ISBN number|5. The metadata#5_metadata_the_isbn_number]
        [5.2  Title|5. The metadata#5_metadata_title]
        [5.3  Author(s)|5. The metadata#5_metadata_author]
        [5.4  Copyright {color:gray}*holder*{color}|5. The metadata#5_metadata_copyright_holder]
        [5.5  Copyright {color:gray}*date*{color}|5. The metadata#5_metadata_copyright_date]
        [5.6  The Brief synopsis|5. The metadata#5_metadata_brief_synopsis]
        [5.7  The Long synopsis|5. The metadata#5_metadata_long_synopsis]
        [5.8  The Comments box|5. The metadata#5_metadata_the_comments_box]
        [5.9  Guidelines for marking books "Adult"|5. The metadata#5_guidelines_for_marking_books_adult]

h3. *\**  [6.  Extra Reading|6. Extra reading]

        [6.1  How to improve the quality of books in the library|6. Extra reading#6_how_to_improve_the quality_of_books]\\
              [A.  How to {color:gray}*report a Book Quality issue*{color}|6. Extra reading#6_how_to_report_a_book_quality_issue]\\
              [B.  How to submit a  {color:gray}*Better Scan Of  (BSO)*{color}|6. Extra reading#6_how_to_submit_a_better_scan_of]\\

        [6.2  The *Volunteer Discussion List*|6. Extra reading#6_volunteer_discussion_list]\\
              [A.  {color:gray}*Subscribing*{color} to the list|6. Extra reading#6_subscribing_to_the_list]\\
              [B.  {color:gray}*Unsubscribing*{color} from the list|6. Extra reading#6_unsubscribing_from_the_list]\\
              [C.  {color:gray}*Digest Mode*{color}|6. Extra reading#6_digest_mode]\\
              [D.  {color:gray}*Vacation Mode*{color}|6. Extra reading#6_vacation_mode]\\
              [E.  Searching the Archives|6. Extra reading#6_searching_the_archives]\\

        [6.3  Additional sources of  *AT training materials*|6. Extra reading#6_additional_sources_of_at_training_materials]\\

        [6.4  Finding information on a  *book series*|6. Extra reading#6_finding_information_on_a_book_series]\\

        [6.5  *Legal information*|6. Extra reading#6_legal_information]\\
              [A.  Policy change 8-17-2010:  {color:gray}*Sharing files*{color} when doing volunteer work for Bookshare|6. Extra reading#6_sharing_files_when_doing_volunteer_work_for_bookshare]\\
              [B.  Adult Content policy|6. Extra reading#6_adult_content_policy]\\


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