On March 12th (online) and March 13th (printed edition), we were delighted to see our friend John Greenman figure in an article in the New York Times “Older adults start new chapters in their work lives”. It is great to see a picture of him with his recording set-up. However, the article failed to state [...]
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Yesterday LibriVox welcomed the 6000th project to its catalogue. It’s The Princess Aline by Richard Harding Davis (1864-1916), read by Carolin Kaiser. You can find it on its catalogue page. This is less than a year since we announced the 5000th project. We continue to complete about 3 projects every day – about 44% of [...]
LibriVox itself doesn’t produce any apps for the iphone, but we have an open catalog platform and all our books are free, so many others have built iPhone and Android apps for LibriVox. Below you’ll find a collection of some of the iphone apps running off the LibriVox catalog (if you know of other good [...]
Today we welcome the 5000th project to LibriVox. It’s Roderick Hudson by Henry James. Read by Nicholas Clifford Dedicated Proof-Listener: Martin Geeson Meta-Coordinator/Cataloging: Annise It was the second of December last year, we announced the 4000th LibriVox project.
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. [...]
Urgent note that LibriVox servers are about to get migrated. Hopefully things will be smooth, seamless, and no one will notice a thing. Probably that won’t be the case. So there may be more weirdness to fix afterwards, with particular areas of worry the Magic Window (for LibriVox volunteers) and the Catalog system (for listeners [...]
One of our newer readers writes in the forum: On the nature of audio books and “reading” I am fairly new to the world of audio books and very new to reading within Librivox. The bother of keeping track of stacks of CDs, which might scratch if not handled with care, and the equipment one [...]
We still have a number of areas where work is ongoing, and users may notice things that are not working properly yet. There is a lot of work still to do and it is going to take some time to get everything functioning as we would wish. Security and usability are our top priorities. In [...]
We are pleased to report that the catalogue is now available again. It has been extensively tested, but please report any minor hiccups on the Error Reports forum. As Fanny Kemble wrote: Fail not for sorrow, falter not for sin, But onward, upward, till the goal ye win. Thank you for your patience.