LibriVox
Forums

* FAQ    * Search
* Login   * Register
It is currently December 14th, 2017, 5:22 pm


Post new topic Reply to topic  Page 1 of 5  [ 74 posts ] 
Go to page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  Next

Author Message
Offline
Post Posted:: September 10th, 2017, 12:16 pm 
LibriVox Admin Team

Joined: November 18th, 2006, 4:37 pm
Posts: 13861
Location: Pennsylvania
Birds and Nature, Vol. IX, No 4, April 1901 .

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

https://librivox.org/birds-and-nature-vol-ix-no-4-april-1901-by-various


Quote:
"Birds and Nature" was a monthly publication of the Nature Study Publishing Company of Chicago. It includes short poems and brief descriptions of birds, animals and other natural subjects with accompanying color plates. The magazine was published from 1897-1907 under the various titles, "Birds," "Birds and all Nature," "Birds and Nature" and "Birds and Nature."
In June 1900, “Birds and All Nature” was changed from “Birds and All Nature” to "Nature and Art" for a single issue (Vol VIII, No. 1). The title was changed again for the following issue in September 1900 to “Birds and Nature,” and this was kept through the remaining years of publication. - Summary by J. M. Smallheer


    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? For this project, we ask that you submit your recorded sections within 1 month 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 one month, your sections may be 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 one month deadline.
    4. Where do I find the text? Source text (please only read from this text!): http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/47490
    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: *Non-fiction/Nature
      Keywords that describe the book: nature, animals, birds, plants, insects, minerals
      ============================================
    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 the appropriate intro to the beginning of your recording:
      For all sections over 800 words, please use the standard intro/outro as follows:
      START of recording (Intro)
      • "Section [number] of Birds and Nature, Vol. IX, No 4, April 1901. 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:
        [Section Title]"


      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]"


      If you read the last section, say (in addition):
      "End of Birds and Nature, Vol. IX, No 4, April 1901 "



    For poems and prose sections less than 800 words, you may use the short disclaimer that we typically use for poems.
    START of recording (Intro)
    • ["Section [number] of Birds and Nature, Vol. IX, No 4, April 1901. Recorded for LibriVox.org by [your name]" (If you do not wish to say your name in the recording, you can just say "Recorded for LibriVox.org")
    • Say:
      "[Title of Section]"


    END of recording
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of Section [number]. This recording is in the public domain"

      If you read the last section, say (in addition):
      "End of Birds and Nature, Vol. IX, No 4, April 1901"


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

    Please remember to check this thread frequently for updates!

    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 versions of Audacity are recommended for noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
    Save files as
    128 kbps MP3
    Birdsandnatureapr1901_##_various_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. birdsandnatureapr1901_01_various_128kb.mp3)

    (NOTE: Do not add ID3 tags. These will be added automatically during cataloging)


    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
      Image
      (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
[/list][/quote]

_________________
Jo
My Librivox Solos
"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.” – Louis Pasteur


Top
 Profile  
Online
Post Posted:: September 10th, 2017, 4:04 pm 
LibriVox Admin Team

Joined: August 1st, 2009, 11:30 pm
Posts: 14452
Oh! :shock:

Could I read 10 - Do Plants Have Instinct, please?

_________________
Cheers,
Ava.

--
AvailleAudio.com NEW DESIGN!


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 10th, 2017, 4:26 pm 

Joined: February 24th, 2013, 7:14 am
Posts: 1603
Location: New Hampshire, USA
I'd like to claim the last four sections (21-24). Thank you!

_________________
tovarisch
    reality prompts me to scale down my reading, sorry to say
    to PLers: do correct my pronunciation please


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 10th, 2017, 6:04 pm 

Joined: July 7th, 2015, 10:12 pm
Posts: 1495
May I read 7 and 20.

Betty


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 10th, 2017, 6:28 pm 
LibriVox Admin Team

Joined: November 18th, 2006, 4:37 pm
Posts: 13861
Location: Pennsylvania
Thanks all three of you for claiming. Your claims are in the MW as follows:

10 for Ava
7 & 20 for Betty
21-24 for tovarisch

_________________
Jo
My Librivox Solos
"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.” – Louis Pasteur


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 11th, 2017, 5:15 pm 

Joined: February 24th, 2013, 7:14 am
Posts: 1603
Location: New Hampshire, USA
Jo,

This is not the first time, so I finally got curious enough to ask for assistance...

When I go to my catalog page, sections (https://librivox.org/sections/readers/8169), and look at the link provided for this project, it points to the same page (my sections) instead of the project page (this thread). Is it something wrong with my catalog page or my browser?

Thank you.

_________________
tovarisch
    reality prompts me to scale down my reading, sorry to say
    to PLers: do correct my pronunciation please


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 9:06 am 

Joined: April 5th, 2013, 8:28 pm
Posts: 951
Location: Coastal Alaska Rainforest
Hi Jo -

May I have section 6?

_________________
Fritz

"A small daily task, if it be really daily, will beat the labors of a spasmodic Hercules."

Trollope


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 5:53 pm 
LibriVox Admin Team

Joined: November 18th, 2006, 4:37 pm
Posts: 13861
Location: Pennsylvania
6 is yours, Fritz. Thanks

_________________
Jo
My Librivox Solos
"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.” – Louis Pasteur


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 6:00 pm 
LibriVox Admin Team

Joined: November 18th, 2006, 4:37 pm
Posts: 13861
Location: Pennsylvania
tovarisch wrote:
Jo,

This is not the first time, so I finally got curious enough to ask for assistance...

When I go to my catalog page, sections (https://librivox.org/sections/readers/8169), and look at the link provided for this project, it points to the same page (my sections) instead of the project page (this thread). Is it something wrong with my catalog page or my browser?

Thank you.

Nope. It means that the MC (that would be me in this case) forgot to go back and add the link to the forum thread to the database entry. The link from your catalog page should be working now.

_________________
Jo
My Librivox Solos
"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.” – Louis Pasteur


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 7:45 pm 

Joined: February 24th, 2013, 7:14 am
Posts: 1603
Location: New Hampshire, USA
Ah, OK, then. Thank you!

Here are 22 and 23, ready for PL:

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/birdsandnatureapr1901_22_various_128kb.mp3 0:55
https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/birdsandnatureapr1901_23_various_128kb.mp3 4:14

_________________
tovarisch
    reality prompts me to scale down my reading, sorry to say
    to PLers: do correct my pronunciation please


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 12th, 2017, 8:01 pm 

Joined: February 24th, 2013, 7:14 am
Posts: 1603
Location: New Hampshire, USA
... and one more:

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/birdsandnatureapr1901_24_various_128kb.mp3 3:25

Thank you!

_________________
tovarisch
    reality prompts me to scale down my reading, sorry to say
    to PLers: do correct my pronunciation please


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 13th, 2017, 7:54 pm 
LibriVox Admin Team

Joined: November 18th, 2006, 4:37 pm
Posts: 13861
Location: Pennsylvania
Thanks for 22-24, tovarisch. MW updated.

_________________
Jo
My Librivox Solos
"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.” – Louis Pasteur


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 16th, 2017, 8:06 pm 

Joined: February 24th, 2013, 7:14 am
Posts: 1603
Location: New Hampshire, USA
Here is 21, ready for PL:

https://librivox.org/uploads/knotyouraveragejo/birdsandnatureapr1901_21_various_128kb.mp3 -- 17:53

Thanks.

_________________
tovarisch
    reality prompts me to scale down my reading, sorry to say
    to PLers: do correct my pronunciation please


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 17th, 2017, 12:46 am 

Joined: May 25th, 2013, 9:11 pm
Posts: 5205
Location: North Andover, Massachusetts USA
May I have 1,2,5,15,16?
I can also PL the rest, if you like.

_________________
READERS NEEDED:

NEW [HUMOR] Neither Here nor There
The Poetry of South Africa


Top
 Profile  
Offline
Post Posted:: September 17th, 2017, 8:31 am 
LibriVox Admin Team

Joined: November 18th, 2006, 4:37 pm
Posts: 13861
Location: Pennsylvania
I've assigned you those sections, Larry, and will add you as DPL. Thanks!

_________________
Jo
My Librivox Solos
"Science knows no country, because knowledge belongs to humanity, and is the torch which illuminates the world.” – Louis Pasteur


Top
 Profile  
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Post new topic Reply to topic  [ 74 posts ]  Go to page 1, 2, 3, 4, 5  Next



Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot] and 32 guests


You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum

Search for:
Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group