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I am fairly certain that the message I tried to send out to all
volunteers last night didn't make it out of the door. It probably
stepped onto the Internet and got agoraphobia and hid...
Anyway, it has had counselling today and has faced its fear and I
belive it is dancing its way across the phone lines of the world to the
FreeBDM volunteers !...
So, thanks to those who wrote saying they hadn't received it... I will
either add you name to the list and send you a copy or you were already
on it ... You'll never know :))
ok .. that's it for now ..
I have just sent out an email to all the people that I believe had
volunteered to transcribe. If you don't get it shortly then I don't have
you on my list. Email me and I will send you the email and add you to my
I have tried to sort out the difference between people contributing
their own records from those who have explicitly volunteered. Please
accept my apologies if I have missed you off the list. Just email me and
I will include you .. everyone is welcome .. there are plenty of records
to go round. I am looking for those volunteer transcribers who want to
be allocated a range to transcribe.
Once I get responses back from the volunteers, I will be putting them
into syndicates and allocating ranges to the syndicates.
I am also interested in anyone who has their own copies of some of the
fiche and who is willing to lend it to the project. If we have access to
the fiche it means people can transcribe in their own homes (assuming
they have a microfiche reader). If anyone is willing to buy some fiche,
again please let me know.
ok... well, hopefully this is the start of the big push to start the
project .. we have some publicity up and coming in some magazines over
the summer (all we have to do is write the articles ! any copy writers
out there :)) )
thanks for listening and for your continued support to the project.