Step 3: Proofread a Book

As the proofreader, you will identify and correct scanning mistakes and make sure the file is formatted properly to upload to Bookshare. Once you've proofed the file completely, check it in.

Proofreading Check List

Read on for a checklist of what to fix when proofreading. Keep in mind that not every item on the checklist will be present in every book, but the first four will be. Click each item for more information, details, instructions, and screenshots. 

For when to use asterisks to show breaks in the text, click here for details. If your book has more complicated elements like special characters, click here for more info.