Hi there, everyone out there who has or would like to build an app or web service on the LibriVox catalog. We are in the process of revamping our API. You can find the latest information on our Forum Thread, including links to the latest documentation: https://forum.librivox.org/viewtopic.php?f=24&t=44129 Thanks!
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We are delighted to report that we have been able to recommence the cataloguing of completed audiobooks. Indeed, 29 have been added in the last 24 hours, and there are many more to come. Most audiobooks have now had their RSS and iTunes links restored. The rest should be added within the next few days. [...]
Hello, everybody! We have another problem, I’m afraid. Plus ça change, eh? ;) Further parts of the LibriVox site were migrated last night to a new server, and although it has restored the list of New Releases on the home page, it has unfortunately broken the catalogue pages of some of our new(ish)ly catalogued audiobooks. [...]
From 08:40 GMT July 5th: Regrettably, it appears that the secure server where the forum lives is currently down again. We will get it functioning again as soon as possible, and apologise for the inconvenience. The catalogue server and downloads are unaffected. EDITED TO ADD: Apologies for the latest outage, which was caused by a [...]
Hello Everyone, We host all our audio files with the wonderful archive.org. The last couple of days, we’ve been getting numerous reports of LirbiVox books being unavailable, unfindable, or undownloadable. We are looking into it with archive.org – but don’t panic! We’ve had similar issues in the past, and after some hiccups, we expect things [...]
Did you know that we have an increasing number of volunteer-created album art and printable CD covers? You’ll find the entire collection here: http://www.archive.org/details/librivox_cd_covers We have a couple of useful generic covers suitable for any book, as well as covers designed specifically for such works as Beowulf Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Huckleberry Finn Grimms’ Fairy [...]
A day late, but if you’re up for some more Christmasy stuff, here’s a nice list of great stuff for you: The wonderful 2006 Christmas Carol Collection 2006 Christmas Short Works Collection A Christmas Carol, by Charles Dickens Old Christmas Carol, by Washington Irving ‘Twas the Night Before Christmas (A Visit From St. Nicholas), by [...]
A wonderful new development: LibriVox recordings are starting to be added to Project Gutenberg’s catalog pages. It’s just getting started, and kinks are getting worked out of the process, but here is the official first gutenberg catalog page, with LibriVox audio, provided in many different fomats, including speex! Dorothy and the Wizard in Oz by [...]
LibriVox is not a political organization. We are based on some basic fndamental principles (see here), but other than that we steer clear of politics. We don’t want politics to distract from our simple objective: to make all books in the public domain available, for free, in audio on the internet. However, Net Neutrality is [...]
A special happy birthday to Betsie, aka Thistlechick, a tireless LibriVox cataloger, moderator, and meta coordinator!