COMPLETE: On The Trail: An Outdoor Book for Girls by Lina Beard -jo

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Post by stoogeswoman » January 16th, 2020, 11:27 am

On The Trail: An Outdoor Book for Girls by Lina Beard (1852 - 1924) and others.

This project is now complete. All audio files can be found on our catalog page here:

https://librivox.org/on-the-trail-an-outdoor-book-for-girls-by-lina-beard/

Lina and Adelia Beard, co-founders of the first American girls' scouting group, originally called the Girl Scout Society, then the Girl Pioneers, and finally as the Camp Fire Girls, provide practical advice and encouragement to girls and young women who wish to explore a "free, wholesome, and adventurous outdoor life." ( Christine Lehman, aka stoogeswoman)
    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!): http://www.gutenberg.org/files/18525/18525-h/18525-h.htm
    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!

      Magic Window:



      BC Admin

      Genres for the project: Children's Non-fiction; *Non-fiction; Children's Non-fiction/Reference; *Non-fiction/Nature

      Keywords that describe the book: nature, women, girls, Girl Scouts, camping, campfire girls, hiking

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    6. BEFORE recording: Please check the Recording Notes: viewtopic.php?p=6430#p6430

      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)
      • "Chapter [number] of On The Trail: An Outdoor Book for Girls. 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:
        "On The Trail: An Outdoor Book for Girls, by Lina Beard. [Chapter]"

      END of recording
      • At the end of the section, say:
        "End of [Chapter]"
      • 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 On The Trail: An Outdoor Book for Girls, by Lina Beard. "

      There should be ~5 seconds silence at the end of the recording.

      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 latest version of Audacity is recommended for noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
      Save files as
      128 kbps MP3
      onthetrail_##_beard_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. onthetrail_01_beard_128kb.mp3)
    9. Example ID3 V2 tags ID3 tags are now optional. They are added automatically during cataloging.

      Artist: Lina Beard
      Title: ## - [Section title]
      Album: On The Trail: An Outdoor Book for Girls

      Please ignore tags for Genre and Track Number - these will be filled in automatically at the cataloging 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: knotyouraveragejo
      • 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 by stoogeswoman » January 16th, 2020, 12:39 pm

And *I* have a question -- I've never started a project before, and I don't seem to be able to do the "log in as BC/MC" to start setting up the sections in the MW. When I log in, it doesn't show this project anywhere. Can someone help me? THANKS!

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Post by Twinkle88 » January 16th, 2020, 12:42 pm

No worries. You have to wait for an MC to come along and set up the MW before you can start typing in sections and things.
Would you like to be a part of LibriVox's Christmas choir? This year, it's "Away in a Manger."

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Post by stoogeswoman » January 16th, 2020, 12:43 pm

Twinkle88 wrote:
January 16th, 2020, 12:42 pm
No worries. You have to wait for an MC to come along and set up the MW before you can start typing in sections and things.
Whew, thanks! I thought I was doing something wrong! :clap:

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » January 16th, 2020, 3:33 pm

I'll MC this for you. Be back shortly to add your MW.

Since it sounds like this will be your first project as book coordinator(BC), you may find the following document helpful -

Instructions for BCs and DPLs

A version of the above is also in the LibriVox wiki in case you can't access Google Docs for some reason.

BCs - How to Update the Magic Window

Also, may I recommend shortening filenames to onthetrail_##_beard_128kb

If you have any other questions, let me know. I'll leave this thread here in the Launch Pad for a day or so longer before I move Readers Wanted, to see if a DPL (Dedicated Prooflistener) volunteers. Looking forward to working with you.

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Post by stoogeswoman » January 16th, 2020, 3:41 pm

knotyouraveragejo wrote:
January 16th, 2020, 3:33 pm
I'll MC this for you. Be back shortly to add your MW.
Thank you so much!
Since it sounds like this will be your first project as book coordinator(BC), you may find the following document helpful -

Instructions for BCs and DPLs

A version of the above is also in the LibriVox wiki in case you can't access Google Docs for some reason.
Thanks! Yes, I have looked through that, but got stymied at the very beginning. Twinkle88 cleared that up though. :)
And FWIW I think I did coordinate a book a while back (a solo project) so once the MW gets set up I think I'll be OK.
Also, may I recommend shortening filenames to onthetrail_##_beard_128kb
Sure, will do!
If you have any other questions, let me know. I'll leave this thread here in the Launch Pad for a day or so longer before I move Readers Wanted, to see if a DPL (Dedicated Prooflistener) volunteers. Looking forward to working with you.

Jo
Thanks so much, Jo!

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Post by knotyouraveragejo » January 16th, 2020, 4:18 pm

Great! MW is up and you should be all set here.
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Post by stoogeswoman » January 16th, 2020, 4:59 pm

knotyouraveragejo wrote:
January 16th, 2020, 4:18 pm
Great! MW is up and you should be all set here.
Awesome! I will start getting the sections set up. Thanks! :D

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Post by stoogeswoman » January 16th, 2020, 5:19 pm

OK, got the sections set up in the MW! Now I'm trying to claim a couple of sections (00, 01) for myself, to start. If I don't get that figured out tonight, I'll do it tomorrow. However, all the other sections are available now so please start claiming! :D

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Post by KevinS » January 16th, 2020, 5:34 pm

Section 6, please.
Drop and roll!

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Post by KevinS » January 16th, 2020, 5:35 pm

I really wanted 'What to wear," but I have no fashion sense.
Drop and roll!

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Post by stoogeswoman » January 16th, 2020, 5:40 pm

:lol: OK, KevinS, you've got Section 6! :D (You're welcome to take the other one too if you want - I can't throw stones at anyone's fashion sense! Let's just say it's a good thing this is audio, not visual! 8-) )

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Post by stoogeswoman » January 16th, 2020, 6:07 pm

And here's my first section!

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/onthetrail_00_beard_128kb.mp3 2 minutes 33.809 sec / 2.40 KB

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Post by KevinS » January 16th, 2020, 6:13 pm

stoogeswoman wrote:
January 16th, 2020, 6:07 pm
And here's my first section!

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/onthetrail_00_beard_128kb.mp3 2 minutes 33.809 sec / 2.40 KB
Great! May I give some pointers?
Drop and roll!

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Post by stoogeswoman » January 16th, 2020, 6:19 pm

KevinS wrote:
January 16th, 2020, 6:13 pm
stoogeswoman wrote:
January 16th, 2020, 6:07 pm
And here's my first section!

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/onthetrail_00_beard_128kb.mp3 2 minutes 33.809 sec / 2.40 KB
Great! May I give some pointers?
By all means! I wasn't sure if I should say "Section 0" or not, for example.

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