LibriVox in the News
Librivox on BBC's The World
Fellow volunteers Hugh, Kara, and Rainer can be heard in this audio spot. It's a quick description of what Librivox is, with sound clips of a couple of our completed recordings. Listen to the four minute clip: Librivox on BBC's The World
LibriVox on Studio 54 Web Radio
A short article on this Italian not-for-profit radio station. http://www.studio54webradio.org/modules.php?name=News&file=article&sid=246
On The Web
• Librivox at redhat.com http://www.redhat.com/magazine/017mar06/features/librivox/
• NPR's Day to Day Interview with Xeni Jardin (includes audio link!)
• New Brunswick Telegraph - Journal
- April 22, 2006
There is a growing audio-library of literary works available free online. Of the various sites of this type "LibriVox" is one of the most interesting on account of who it is doing its readings. It works entirely through amateurs and volunteers who agree to read a well-known work by an author for recording on the website.
• Philadelphia Inquirer
- Sun, Mar. 05, 2006
• On the Web, free audio projects are emerging. Volunteers at LibriVox, at [/ http://librivox.org/], devote themselves to the "acoustical liberation of books in the public domain."
• Portland Tribune
- Fri, Feb 17, 2006
"Even tough books can be an easy read in audiobooks format, but delivery over the Internet is the height of convenience. (In an unrelated move, a Web site called www.librivox.org last August began offering unabridged classics for free, read by amateurs.)"
• North County Times (San Diego) February 13, 2006
A relative newcomer to the field is the volunteer-run Librivox.org site, which has the lofty goal of recording "all books in the public domain." They aren't even close yet, and probably feel as I do when I enter the library, given the magnitude of the task, but they are well on their way.
• Globe & Mail (Toronto)
- March 3, 2006
"Volunteers read classic novels, which can be downloaded in segments. Dostoevsky's 'Notes from Underground and Robert Louis Stevenson's 'Treasure Island are available now. librivox.org."
Librivox in the L.A. Times
- January 6, 2006
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