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Post by sanfordrenee » September 25th, 2018, 11:29 am

Hello! My username is sanfordrenee. I have recorded radio spots that have aired on 900+ stations across the U.S. Recently, I confirmed the public domain status of the book Golden Name Day, have recorded it, had it professionally edited, and would like to explore contributing it to Librivox.org. I was asked to post here to see if someone might confirm that my recordings meet LibriVox's standards and, if so, then help me upload it. Any such help would be *greatly* appreciated!

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Post by TriciaG » September 25th, 2018, 1:17 pm

Welcome!

It looks like it was published in 1955. How did you confirm it's in the public domain? From my researches, it appears to still be under copyright.
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Post by JayKitty76 » September 26th, 2018, 12:32 pm

A note: All LibriVox recordings must be in the public domain (e.g., published on or before 1923).

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Post by annise » September 26th, 2018, 2:25 pm

It's actually pre 1923 mostly.

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Post by JayKitty76 » September 26th, 2018, 2:31 pm

Oh thank you, I have seen a couple books in the public domain published in 1923. But you're right, it is mostly before then.
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Post by annise » September 26th, 2018, 2:41 pm

The automatic cut off is 1922 or earlier, but there are odd exceptions in USA law, and so anything post that date need careful checking.

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Post by JayKitty76 » September 26th, 2018, 2:49 pm

annise wrote:
September 26th, 2018, 2:41 pm
The automatic cut off is 1922 or earlier, but there are odd exceptions in USA law, and so anything post that date need careful checking.

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Thank you, I didn't know that. I'll check all my projects very carefully from now on.

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Post by sanfordrenee » September 28th, 2018, 11:54 am

Yes, Golden Name Day is in the public domain. That is, the text is in the public domain. The copyright of the artwork, however, was renewed and is still in force. The other two books in the series are still under copyright.

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Post by moniaqua » September 28th, 2018, 12:54 pm

sanfordrenee wrote:
September 28th, 2018, 11:54 am
Yes, Golden Name Day is in the public domain. That is, the text is in the public domain.
If you'd like to read it, you need to proof that it is in PD.
The most secure way usually is via gutenberg.org; but I think it is fine, too, if you have other proof like the titel and verso of a book if you have an edition in real paper. In that case your PL needs to have access to the book, too, the both of you must read from the same source :)

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Post by TriciaG » September 28th, 2018, 2:20 pm

The PL doesn't have to have the source text if it's a standard PL.

But yes, we'd need gutenberg.org copyright clearance for something like this (a book published in 1923 or later). Here's their wiki page for how to do this: http://www.gutenberg.org/wiki/Gutenberg:Copyright_Confirmation_How-To
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Post by moniaqua » September 28th, 2018, 2:26 pm

TriciaG wrote:
September 28th, 2018, 2:20 pm
The PL doesn't have to have the source text if it's a standard PL.
Sorry; I am so used to read along that I always forget that :oops:

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