This book was originally published in March, 2013 as an ebook in Smashwords.com. It is scheduled to be updated and reprinted in July of 2016. It is a “must have” if you are planning to make a recording for legal and/or record-keeping purposes. Here is the link to the page where that book is listed. https://www.smashwords.com/books/view/298104
The purpose of this book is to assist anyone who needs to record an important meeting, seminar, presentation, interview, speech or dictation that will later be transcribed. Each topic is filled with information and examples followed by suggestions.
The book contains valuable information regarding the best type of recorder to purchase for your specific recording purpose. You’ll learn about the different types of recorders, tapes, size, speed and how to use them properly for maximum benefit.
There is also information about optional equipment you can purchase i.e. a microphone and telephone recorders.
You will learn about digital recorders and how your recording is stored in digital files and memory (internal and memory cards) as well as information regarding uploading digital recordings to a computer for transcription.
Throughout the book, you’ll find links (URLs) to internet sites containing additional specific and detailed information on various topics.
Following is the Table of Contents:
Part 1 – How to Properly Record for Transcription
Common Mistakes and How to Avoid Them.
Memory Cards vs Internal Memory
Audio and video file formats
Part 2 – Working With a Transcriptionist
Questions to ask the transcriptionist
Information to provide the transcriptionist
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