Do you like learning by listening? Podcasts are audio programs often broken up into easily digestible segments on a wide variety of topics.
Here are some places to look for podcasts that we recommend:
iTunes search iTunes for single podcasts or subscribe to receive regular updates.
National Public Radio (NPR) has a podcast directory to browse.
Nature the science and medicine journal has their own podcast.
Find books, ebooks, music, movies and more.
Find CDs and Streaming Video in the Library Collection
The Library has a rich music collection including popular titles, classical, jazz, and world music.
Tips: You can search by keyword or subject and then narrow your results by selecting "Audio" from the dropdown menu on the right. Or choose "Advanced Search" and limit by material type to "CD" and/or "Audio Online."
A sampling of high quality websites with audio content:
Internet Archive (Audio)
Over two hundred thousand free digital recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to Grateful Dead concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by users.
Library of American Broadcasting
Holds a wide-ranging collection of audio and video recordings, books, pamphlets, periodicals, personal collections, oral histories, photographs, scripts and vertical files devoted exclusively to the history of broadcasting. Hosted by the University of Maryland Libraries.
The MIT list of radio stations on the internet
Lists all known sites on the Internet that publish information about broadcast radio stations.
Museum of Broadcast Communications
Collects, preserves, and presents historic and contemporary radio and television content as well as educates, informs, and entertains the public through its archives, public programs, screenings, exhibits, publications and online access to its resources.