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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 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*

_*Your Guide to Volunteering with Bookshare*_

h2. *Table of Contents*

[*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]

[*2.  Topics for Submitters and Proofreaders*|2. Topics for Submitters and Proofreaders]
        [2.1  Overview of Submitting and Proofreading|2. Topics for Submitters and Proofreaders#2_overview_of_the_volunteer_process]
        [2.2  {color:teal}*Policy change:  Sharing files when doing volunteer work for Bookshare*{color}|2. Topics for Submitters and Proofreaders#2_2_sharing_files_when_doing_volunteer_work_for_bookshare]
        [2.3  How Credits work|2. Topics for Submitters and Proofreaders#2_how_credits_work]
        [2.4  To add or not to add:  {color:teal}*Criteria that make a book eligible for*{color}|2. Topics for Submitters and Proofreaders#2_criteria_that_make_a_book_eligible]

[*3.  Scan a book*|3. Scan a book]
        [3.1  Choosing a book to scan|3. Scan a book#3_choosing_a_book_to_scan]
        [3.2  Scanning the book into an RTF file|3. Scan a book#3_scanning_the_book_into_an_rtf_file]
        [3.3  {color:teal}*Scanning using Assistive Technology software*{color}|3. Scan a book#3_scanning_using_assistive_technology_software]
        [3.4  Get high quality scans|3.4 Get high quality scans]
        [3.5  Cleaning up your scan|3.5 Cleaning up your scan]\\
        [3.6  Scanning Checklist|3. Scan a book#3_scanning_checklist]\\
        [3.7  How to submit your scan|3.7 How to submit your scan]

[*4.  Proofread a Book*|4. Proofread a book]
        [4.1  Before you begin proofreading|4. Proofread a book#4_before_proofreading]
        [4.2  Core proofreading instructions|4. Proofread a book#4_core_proofreading_instructions]
        [4.3  Renew your book in 60 seconds{color}|4.3 Renew your book in 60 seconds]
        [4.4  Release a book|4.4 Release a book]
        [4.5  How to Check in your finished proof|4.5 How to Check in your finished proof]
        [4.6  After 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]

[*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 holder|5. The metadata#5_metadata_copyright_holder]
        [5.5  Copyright date|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]

[*6.  Extra Reading*|6. Extra reading]
        [6.1  How to improve the quality of books in the collection|6. Extra reading#6_how_to_improve_the quality_of_books]\\
              [A.  How to report a Book Quality issue|6. Extra reading#6_how_to_report_a_book_quality_issue]\\
              [B.  How to submit a  Better Scan Of  (BSO)|6. Extra reading#6_how_to_submit_a_better_scan_of]\\
        [6.2  The Volunteer Discussion List|6. Extra reading#6_volunteer_discussion_list]\\
        [6.3  AT training materials at the High Tech Center Training Unit|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]\\


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