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Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 4:16 am 
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Dog Heroes of Many Lands by Sarah Noble Ives (1864 - 1944).

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Dogs are great, everyone knows that. And they can be heroes, too! This book brings together eleven dogs from around the world who have proven themselves heroes. ( Carolin)


    1. How to claim a part, and "how it all works" here To find a section to record, simply look at point 5. below at the sections. All the ones without names beside them are "up for grabs." Click "Post reply" at the top left of the screen and tell us which section you would like to read (include the section number from the left-most column in the reader list, please). Read points 6. to 8. below for what to do before, during and after your recording.
    2. New to recording? Please read our Newbie Guide to Recording!
    3. Is there a deadline? We ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1-2 months of placing your claim. Please note that to be fair to the readers who have completed their sections in a timely way, if you haven't submitted your recording(s) after two months, your sections will automatically be re-opened for other readers to claim, unless you post in this thread to request an extension. Extensions will be granted at the discretion of the Book Coordinator. If you cannot do your section, for whatever reason, just let me know and it'll go back to the pool. There's no shame in this; we're all volunteers and things happen.Please do not sign up for more sections than you can complete within the two month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): https://archive.org/details/dogheroesofmanyl00ives
    5. Please claim sections (the numbers in the first column below)! If this is your first recording, please let me know under which name or pseudonym you'd like to appear in the LibriVox catalogue. We can also link to a personal website/blog.

      Prospective Prooflisteners: Please read the Listeners Wanted FAQ before listening! Level of prooflistening requested: standard

      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!


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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: http://librivox.org/forum/viewtopic.php?p=6427#6430

      Set your recording software to:
      Channels: 1 (Mono)
      Bit Rate: 128 kbps
      Sample Rate: 44.1 kHz
    7. DURING recording:
      No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
      Make sure you add this to the beginning of your recording:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Section [number] of Dog Heroes of Many Lands. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
      • If you wish, say: "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
      • Say:
        "Dog Heroes of Many Lands, by Sarah Noble Ives. [Chapter]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of Section [number]"
      • 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 Dog Heroes of Many Lands, by Sarah Noble Ives. "

      There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.

      Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!
    8. AFTER recording
      Need noise-cleaning?
      Listen to your file through headphones. If you can hear some constant background noise (hiss/buzz), you may want to clean it up a bit. The new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      dogheroes_##_ives_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. dogheroes_01_ives_128kb.mp3)
    9. [b]Example ID3 V2 tags (just leave those blank!)

      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloguing stage.
      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:: September 12th, 2017, 4:24 am 
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this looked so cute i couldnt pass it up :) all readers and a dpl are most welcome!

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Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 6:29 pm 

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It looks great! I'd be happy to dpl.

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Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 7:26 pm 
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Awesome, rich, welcome to this project :thumbs:

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Post Posted:: September 13th, 2017, 11:08 pm 
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Lets move over to readers wanted :thumbs:

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Post Posted:: September 14th, 2017, 7:53 pm 

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Hello, can I pick up Section 10?

This would be my first big recording outside of the 1-minute test.


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Post Posted:: September 14th, 2017, 10:23 pm 
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Hi and welcome to librivox!

You are welcome to read that section. To be able to sign you up, i just need to know under which name or pseudonym you would like to appear in the catalog. We can also link to your personal website or blog. Thank you!

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Post Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 2:33 am 

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Thanks, you can just put it under will mattox :) for the name...


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Post Posted:: September 15th, 2017, 9:01 am 

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I'll take sections 3 and 4.


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Post Posted:: September 17th, 2017, 4:03 am 
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wmattox wrote:
Thanks, you can just put it under will mattox :) for the name...


thank you will! i have signed you up, your personal catalog page is here: https://librivox.org/reader/11974

you can get started right away! thank you!

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Post Posted:: September 17th, 2017, 4:04 am 
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and thank you gordon! you are also signed up and can get started right away :D

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