A guide to Brockport's digital and multimedia resources, plus additional sites with recommended resources.
Last Updated: Mar 27, 2013
- Naxos Music Library
Streams sound files from the complete Naxos, Marco Polo and Da Capo catalogues as well as jazz and world music, educational products and growing range of Historical recordings featuring the biggest performers in the history of classical music.
- iTunesU at Brockport
Access 30 audio files from the Writers Forum.
- Internet Archive Audio
Welcome to the Archive's audio and MP3 library. This library contains over 200,000 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 our users. Many of these audios and MP3s are also available for free download.
- Internet Archive Live Music Archive
An online public library of live recordings (concerts) available for royalty-free, no-cost public downloads. Hosts material by trade-friendly artists: those who like the idea of noncommercial distribution of some or all of their live material.
Offers a free account, called Slacker Basic Radio, which is surprisingly feature-rich and even includes mobile music support which is often a paid-for option on other sites.
With Slacker you can: Stream millions of songs ; Stream hundreds of expert-programmed stations ; Listen on any device ; Enter a song, artist or genre and let Slacker entertain you!
Rdio has millions of songs, from massive hits to rare gems to cult classics, with more added every week. It’s more music than you could listen to in a lifetime.
Has the option of a free basic account, and supports the streaming of songs not just to your computer, but other devices such as home entertainment systems (Roku, Sonos, etc.), and several smartphone platforms.
- American Memory
25 collections of historical audio recordings including: African American music, Civil War music, various other American regional/ethnic music collections, Presidential inaugurations, Slave narratives.
- Internet Archive Presidential Recordings
128 public speeches made by U.S. Presidents and secret recordings made in the White House between 1940 and 1973.
- American Rhetoric Online Speech Bank
Database of and index to 5000+ full-text, audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, other recorded media events, and a declaration or two. All speeches include their full-text transcripts, and many are available in video (have a blue [V]), and/or audio (a green [A]). Includes political and Native American speeches.
- Speeches Free Audio and Video
368 historical speeches.
- Miller Center Presidential Speech Archive
The Scripps Library at the University of Virginia, through cooperation with various presidential libraries, has been collecting some of the most important presidential speeches in American history. These speeches all have transcripts, and some are available in their entirety in audio or video.
To limit your search to Audiobooks, add subject: Audiobooks to the end of your search query (e.g. health subject: Audiobooks)
Thousands of free audiobooks from the public domain, in mp3 or ogg files. Recorded by volunteers.
- Books Should Be Free
3,000+ free public domain audiobooks & eBooks in 29 languages. Download books for iPhone, Android, Kindle & mp3 players. Recorded by volunteers.
- Internet Archive Audio Books & Poetry
Over 8,000 recordings: features digital recordings and MP3's from the Naropa Poetics Audio Archive, LibriVox, Project Gutenberg, Maria Lectrix, and Internet Archive users..
Did you know that some eBooks offer an audio feature?
- Check your eBook reader for audio options.
- For example, our e-book collection called EBL has an audio icon at the top of the page for many titles (not all books in this collection have this option). Click it and a computer-generated voice will read the section on the screen.