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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.

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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."

Websites for Listening to Audio

A sampling of high quality websites with audio content:

  • BBC
    The British Broadcasting Company's website contains audio collections, interviews and an archive of various programs. 
  • 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.

  • 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.

  • The Paley Center for Media
    The renamed Museum of Television and Radio, with branches in New York and Los Angeles offers on-line video and information about the physical locations, where more extensive research and media are available.
  • Vincent Voice Library
    The G. Robert Vincent Voice Library is a collection of over 40,000 hours of spoken word recordings, dating back to 1888. The collection includes the voices of over 100,000 persons from all walks of life.




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