We are donating book scanners to local nonprofit organizations. In order to use the scanners, they will need instructions, so we have created a start-to-finish video showing how to create an e-book from a paper one using mostly open-source software and our DIY E-Book Creator software. We can help you with any step of this process.
I recently decided to copy my notes from SuperMemo to Evernote. Later, I'd like to do the opposite, but for now, below are the working instructions. This program will include all of your images, retain formatting (underlining, font size, italics, colors, etc.), and can run on your entire Supermemo collection.
1. Right-click a sub-collection in Supermemo (e.g. German) and select Export -> HTML (this creates the Q,A, and includes the images, apparently the only SuperMemo option that does.
We considered using a single license of the ABBYY Finereader 9.0 Express Edition for the Paper Upgrade Project for a side project, but ran into significant problems after purchasing it which caused us to return the product. Below is a recap:
Today I finally updated our Facebook page and linked Twitter account. I included a video, a a few photos, added Karen as a manager. We now have 5 Likes. I also integrated the Facebook Like button to our pages from this site.
Everything works pretty well now, and I included links to our Google Mailing List as well, so that it's easy to follow us there as well.
I recently gave a brief talk at Portland State University for Amanda Gomm for her digital publishing course, during which I discussed book scanning, the future of books, and our vision for a better digital world for students. The initially choppy audio gets better quickly. :-)