(SOLO)-Home Vegetable Gardening-by Fredrick Rockwell-alg

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brownrottger
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Post by brownrottger » June 17th, 2021, 3:30 am

Home Vegetable Gardening, by Fredrick Frye Rockwell (1884 - 1976)

Volunteers outside the USA: Fredrick Frye Rockwell died in 1976. This person's work may still be protected by copyright in countries where copyright duration is determined by the author's death date. In Europe this is 70 years; in Canada it is 50 years; and in Australia it is 70 years for authors who died after 1955.
Either as hobby or a great economic help, home vegetable gardens are valued. With spare time limited, this book is a great aid to those who want to do "practical, efficient gardening" . Mr. Rockwell, author of no less than 20 botanical books, intended to make this book the most practical, comprehensive and concise manual so that the home gardener my accomplish their cultivating desires. (Summary by Christine Rottger excerpted from Preface)
Source text (please read only from this text!): https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/7123

Target completion date: 2021-12-10

Prooflistening level: Standard
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BC Admin
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Genres for the project: *Non-fiction

Keywords that describe the book: Gardening, vegetables, home, fruits

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LibriVox recording settings: mono (1 channel), 44100 Hz sample rate, 128 kbps constant bit rate MP3. See the Tech Specs

Intro to recording:
Leave 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning.

For the first section, say:
"Section (or Chapter) # of Home Vegetable Gardening. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information or to volunteer, please visit librivox.org." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Home Vegetable Gardening, by Fredrick Frye Rockwell. Section Title."
For the second and subsequent sections, you may use the shortened intro if you wish:
"Section (or Chapter) # of Home Vegetable Gardening, by Fredrick Frye Rockwell. This LibriVox recording is in the public domain." [Optional: "Read by your name."] "Section Title."
End of recording:
Say:
"End of section (or chapter) #." [Optional, and if not stated in the intro: "Read by your name, city, date."]
If you are recording the final section of the book, add:
"End of Home Vegetable Gardening, by Fredrick Frye Rockwell."
Leave 5 seconds of silence at the end.

Filename: homevegetablegardening_##_rockwell_128kb.mp3 where ## is the section number. (e.g. homevegetablegardening_01_rockwell_128kb.mp3)

Upload to the LibriVox Uploader: https://librivox.org/login/uploader

MC to select: alg1001

Copy and paste the file link generated by the uploader into the relevant Listen URL field in the Section Compiler, enter the duration in the Notes field, and post in this thread to let your PL and MC know that you have uploaded a file. You may also post the file link in the thread.
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Post by TriciaG » June 17th, 2021, 4:19 am

It's PD in the USA, so it's OK for LibriVox.

Please use the template generator to make the code for your first post, and replace your post here with the resulting code. :)
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Post by alg1001 » June 17th, 2021, 5:54 pm

Hi Christine,
I will MC this for you. I'll keep you here for a bit to attract a proof listener.
Thanks!
-Amy

brownrottger
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Post by brownrottger » June 17th, 2021, 6:26 pm

Thank you Amy!

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Post by MrsHand » June 18th, 2021, 10:49 am

I'd like to serve as DPL, if that's okay!

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Post by brownrottger » June 18th, 2021, 3:05 pm

Thank you!

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Post by alg1001 » June 18th, 2021, 5:47 pm

I'll move you to Going Solo and sign MrsHand up as DPL. :D

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Post by brownrottger » June 30th, 2021, 5:47 am

Thank you!

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Post by brownrottger » June 30th, 2021, 6:54 am


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Post by MrsHand » July 4th, 2021, 4:21 pm

Chapters 1 and 2 are PL OK! I too am convinced!

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Post by MrsHand » July 8th, 2021, 5:52 am

Chapter 3 is PL OK!

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