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Post Posted:: February 5th, 2014, 11:33 pm 

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The Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner (1861 - 1932).

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to be added later.


  • Text source (only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/22994
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard

    IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).
    Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!


    Magic Window:



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  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    START of recording (Intro):
    • "Section [number] of The Frontier in American History. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
    • Say:
      "The Frontier in American History, by Frederick Jackson Turner. [Chapter]"


    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • "Section [number] of The Frontier in American History by Frederick Jackson Turner. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Only if applicable, say:
      "[Chapter title]"

    END of recording:
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [Section]"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of The Frontier in American History, by Frederick Jackson Turner. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.
  • Example filename frontierinamericanhistory_##_turner.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. frontierinamericanhistory_01_turner.mp3)

    Transfer of files (completed recordings)
    Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader:https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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      (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: Carolin
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.

    Any questions?
    Please post below

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Post Posted:: February 6th, 2014, 12:07 am 
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hi josh, i can mc this for you. ill go get us a magic window...

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Post Posted:: February 6th, 2014, 12:17 am 
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ok, here we go :)

i threw out your summary, it was not pd. you dont have to write a new one right away, just at one point before cataloging i would be happy if you could put a few sentences together :)

i see this is your first solo :thumbs: i will send you a pm with instructions and how to enter the magic window in a moment. please let me know if anything doesnt work out or if something is unclear.

and we need a dpl!

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Post Posted:: February 6th, 2014, 12:48 am 

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Hi Carolin - thank you so much for helping me along! :D

With regards to the summary - so sorry about that. I got a little confused as to where it all had to come from. I'm aware of what the book is mostly about but I'd feel more comfortable filling that bit in when I've done a couple of sections, just so I have a better feel of how to do that justice.

Yes, we absolutely need a DPL - how do we find one? (I feel like such a noob)

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Post Posted:: February 6th, 2014, 1:38 am 
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everyone feels like a n00b during their first solo :)

waiting a bit before you come up with a summary is fine, you can wait with writing it until you submit the last section. i see you filled in the magic window, and you did it perfectly! :thumbs:

and about trying to catch a dpl, id say we hang out in the launch pad a little longer because a lot of our regular dpls come by here every so often and look at new projects that might interest them. there is always a chance that someone will volunteer. if nobody comes forward by the time you uploaded a section or two, we can advertise at listeners wanted and draw the attention of all those who didnt look in the launch pad :) nothing to worry about, really, im sure it wont take us long to find someone who will be interested in this project.

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Post Posted:: February 6th, 2014, 9:05 pm 

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Sounds good. I'll have a couple up this weekend, hopefully.

Is there something specific I need to do with regard to ID3 tags, or should I just leave them?

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Post Posted:: February 7th, 2014, 2:39 am 
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the id3 tags are filled in automatically at cataloging under the new system, so you can leave them blank :)

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Post Posted:: February 7th, 2014, 2:40 am 
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ill move us over to going solo :)

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Post Posted:: February 7th, 2014, 8:22 am 

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I'd like to sign on as DPL if the position is still open.

Laura :)

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Post Posted:: February 7th, 2014, 4:47 pm 

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lvictoria wrote:
I'd like to sign on as DPL if the position is still open.


That would be great, Laura! Thanks :)

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Post Posted:: February 7th, 2014, 10:42 pm 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/frontierinamericanhistory_01_turner.mp3

Section 1 is Ready for PL, and it's 12:50. :D

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Post Posted:: February 8th, 2014, 6:06 am 

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Hi Josh,

A wonderful reading and section 1 is PL OK. This falls out of the range of standard listening but since I'm from near the area talked about in this section "Alleghanies" caught my attention. It's pronounced the same as the link below if you wish to make a change.

http://www.howjsay.com/index.php?word=alleghanies&submit=Submit

I think this will quite an interesting listen. Thanks for having me along. :D

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Post Posted:: February 8th, 2014, 6:34 am 

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lvictoria wrote:
A wonderful reading and section 1 is PL OK. This falls out of the range of standard listening but since I'm from near the area talked about in this section "Alleghanies" caught my attention. It's pronounced the same as the link below if you wish to make a change.

http://www.howjsay.com/index.php?word=alleghanies&submit=Submit

I think this will quite an interesting listen. Thanks for having me along. :D


Thanks Laura!

I've done a search and there are really only five instances of the word in this section, so I don't think I'll go back and change it - but I certainly won't make that mistake again. :mrgreen:

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Post Posted:: February 8th, 2014, 6:42 am 
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welcome to this project, laura!

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Post Posted:: February 8th, 2014, 7:12 am 

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Thank you, Carolin! and I'll be looking forward to the next section, Josh. :)

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