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Post Posted:: July 27th, 2011, 3:41 pm 

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Elsie's Womanhood by Martha Finley (1828 - 1909) .
This project is now complete! All audio files can be found on our catalog page: http://librivox.org/elsies-womanhood-by-martha-finley/

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The fourth book in the Elsie Dinsmore series, Elsie grows into a young woman. She marries her father's old friend, Edward Travilla, and together start a family. The latter half of the book occurs during the Civil War. (Summary by GabrielleC)


  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'd 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 (or by the target completion date, whatever is sooner). 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. The target completion date for this project is March 12, 2012.
  4. Where do I find the text?
    Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/14874
  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

    Magic Window:



    BC Admin

  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:
    Please leave no more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of your recording!

    Make sure you add this to the beginning and end of your recording:
    Start of recording (Intro)
    • "Chapter [number] of Elsie's Womanhood. - 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]"
    • Say:
      " Elsie's Womanhood, by Martha Finley. [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 Elsie's Womanhood , by Martha Finley . "

    Please leave 5 seconds silence at the end of your recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes!

    Also, 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 (Mac/Win) has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.

    Save files as
    128 kbps MP3
    elsieswomanhood_##_finley.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is your section number. (e.g. titleinoneword_01_authorsurname.mp3)

    ID3 V2 tags
    (To find out more about ID3 tags, go to our wiki: http://wiki.librivox.org/index.php/What_is_ID3)
    Add the following tags to your .mp3 file (how you do this depends on which software you use – if you are unsure about ID3 tags, send me a message). Please mind upper and lower case!

    Title: ## - [Section title]
    Artist: Martha Finley
    Album: Elsie's Womanhood

    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 (when your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread):
      http://upload.librivox.org
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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: ba - bart
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.

Any questions?
Please post below or PM me. :)

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Last edited by GabrielleC on September 21st, 2012, 9:15 am, edited 3 times in total.

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Post Posted:: July 27th, 2011, 6:16 pm 
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All set.
A DPL would be appreciated.

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Post Posted:: July 27th, 2011, 9:01 pm 

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Thanks for MCing this, Bart! I can't DPL this myself, but I'll advertise for one when I get a chance...might possibly have some interest already. We'll let you know when we get one! :D

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Post Posted:: July 28th, 2011, 6:02 am 

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An advertisement for PL/DPLers has been posted here: https://forum.librivox.org/viewtopic.php?f=21&t=34819.

Edited to add: ...and we have a DPL! MikeZane has kindly volunteered. :D

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Post Posted:: July 29th, 2011, 3:39 am 
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Moved to Readers Wanted: Books

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Post Posted:: July 29th, 2011, 12:47 pm 

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So can I claim chapters 5-7?

Thanks for setting this up, GabrielleC! And many thanks to the DPL :clap:

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Post Posted:: July 29th, 2011, 1:12 pm 

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Sure, Jenn! This is just a start, I'm sure. ;)
Yes, I'm glad I got a DPL other than you...not that I wouldn't like to have you, it's just that you would have to choose between DPLing and reading half of the project. :lol:

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Post Posted:: July 30th, 2011, 5:07 am 

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You know me too well :lol:

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Post Posted:: August 2nd, 2011, 4:15 pm 

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I've claimed the preface and first four chapters for myself - from the beginning up to Jenn's claims. :)

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Post Posted:: August 4th, 2011, 5:31 am 

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I think I will take chapter eight as well - just to finish up the Viamede section with the same voices. May I?

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Post Posted:: August 4th, 2011, 6:12 am 

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Sure!

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Post Posted:: August 4th, 2011, 11:28 am 

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Thank you!

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Post Posted:: August 4th, 2011, 5:08 pm 

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I can take Chapter 9 - my 1-minute test was just approved, and this would be my first real contribution. If it goes well, I'm happy to take additional chapters.

I can be listed as Cathy Whitlock in the Librivox catalog.


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Post Posted:: August 4th, 2011, 6:29 pm 

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Sure Cathy! Nice to have you here!

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Post Posted:: August 5th, 2011, 5:37 am 

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Welcome aboard!

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