How to Download Audiobooks from Project Gutenberg for an MP3 Player or iPod

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How to Download Audiobooks from Project Gutenberg for an MP3 Player or iPod

  1. 1. How to Download Audiobooks from Project Gutenberg forDigitalLibrary MP3 Player or iPod (In 13 Easy Steps)
  2. 2. What is Project Gutenberg?• Online catalog of books in the public domain, so older classics (and some not so classic)• Founded in 1971, it is the oldest digital library• Over 34,000 items in its catalog.• Freely available to download to eReaders or for audiobooks to MP3 players/iPods/etc. Facts from: Thomas, Jeffrey (20 June 2007). "Project Gutenberg Digital Library Seeks To Spur Literacy". U.S. Department of State, Bureau of International Information Programs.
  3. 3. 1) Start at Wake County Public Libraries homepage, www.wakegov.com/libraries. Select link “Download Library”.
  4. 4. 2) Click “Other Digital Media” and then select the “Project Gutenberg eBook & eAudio” link.
  5. 5. 3) We’ll do a search for A Tale of Two Cities. Enter search term & select “Go”.
  6. 6. 4) Select the audio version of the book. (Tip: Speaker icon indicates audiobook)
  7. 7. 5) To download, right click on MP3 Audio, and select “Save Link As…” (Tip: If using Internet Explorer, select “Save Target As…”)
  8. 8. 6) Select location to save book. We will create an “Audiobooks” folder in My Documents.
  9. 9. 7) Since audiobooks are divided into many parts, it is beneficial to create a folder to store all parts of an individual book.
  10. 10. 8) Select “Save”. (Tip: Be careful changing file name to ensure parts remain in same order)
  11. 11. 9) Save as many parts of the book as you would like to download.
  12. 12. 10)To install on MP3 Player: Connect MP3 player to computer & open.
  13. 13. 11)Drag folder containing all parts of audiobook into MP3 player. Once finished downloading, ready to listen.
  14. 14. 12)To install on iPod: Open iTunes & the folder containing all parts of the audiobook.
  15. 15. 13)Select all parts (hold Ctrl key while selecting). Grab selected files and drag to “Music” under LIBRARY.

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