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Post Posted:: February 22nd, 2017, 7:35 pm 
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The Mentor 2 by Various ( - ).


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The Mentor Association was established to increase interest and knowledge among the public in the areas of art, literature, science, nature, history and travel. The association published a magazine twice monthly, each dealing with a different topic and often written by a recognized authority of the day. They were easy to read, visually appealing and affordable. This collection includes selections from issues dating from 1913-1919. ( Lynne Thompson)






    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!): N/A
    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.

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    6. Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): ( Various) : n/a
    7. Link to title on Wikipedia (if available): N/A
    8. Number of sections (files) this project will have: 25
    9. Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: No
    10. Original publication date (if known):
    11. If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?:
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    Genres for the project: *Non-fiction

    Keywords that describe the book:

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  • 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

  • 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 The Mentor 2. 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:
      "The Mentor 2, by Various. [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 The Mentor 2, by Various. "

    There should be about 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 new (free) version 1.3.3. of Audacity has much improved noise-cleaning. See this LibriVox wiki page for a complete guide.
    Save files as
    128 kbps MP3
    mentor2_##_various_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. mentor2_01_various_128kb.mp3)


    Transfer of files (completed recordings) [b]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: lt - Lynnet
    • 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 Posted:: April 10th, 2017, 1:26 pm 

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Hi Lynne

Could I take Section 23 - Spain and Gibraltar, please?

¡Gracias!

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Post Posted:: April 10th, 2017, 1:46 pm 
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Steve wrote:
Hi Lynne

Could I take Section 23 - Spain and Gibraltar, please?

¡Gracias!

Steve

All yours!

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Post Posted:: April 22nd, 2017, 7:27 am 

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May I have 18 please?

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Post Posted:: April 22nd, 2017, 10:02 am 
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Kalynda wrote:
May I have 18 please?

You may!

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Post Posted:: April 26th, 2017, 1:26 pm 

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Section 23 uploaded:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/mentor2_23_various_128kb.mp3

Duration: 51:49

Cheers

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Post Posted:: April 26th, 2017, 1:50 pm 
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Steve wrote:
Section 23 uploaded:

https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/mentor2_23_various_128kb.mp3

Duration: 51:49

Cheers

Steve

Thank you

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Post Posted:: April 29th, 2017, 10:34 am 
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Section 23 Spain and Gibraltar PL OK

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Post Posted:: May 23rd, 2017, 9:37 pm 

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I would like to claim section 5, please.

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Post Posted:: May 23rd, 2017, 9:59 pm 
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queenk8 wrote:
I would like to claim section 5, please.

All yours!

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Post Posted:: June 7th, 2017, 9:50 am 

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https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/mentor2_05_various_128kb.mp3
Time is 59:58
I left only 5 seconds silence at the end, per my understanding of a change to guidelines, but can easily tack on another 5 seconds if need be.

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Post Posted:: June 7th, 2017, 3:31 pm 
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queenk8 wrote:
https://librivox.org/uploads/lynnet/mentor2_05_various_128kb.mp3
Time is 59:58
I left only 5 seconds silence at the end, per my understanding of a change to guidelines, but can easily tack on another 5 seconds if need be.

Thank you. I had forgotten to amend the first post... I've corrected it now :thumbs:

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Post Posted:: June 11th, 2017, 3:20 am 
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Chapter 5 PL OK.

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Post Posted:: June 11th, 2017, 10:26 am 

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Thanks, Lynne!
Can I claim section 7?

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Post Posted:: June 11th, 2017, 10:41 am 
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queenk8 wrote:
Thanks, Lynne!
Can I claim section 7?

Certainly

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