Audio Collections


Free Audio Books
Down­load free MP3’s of great works of fic­tion, non-fic­tion and poet­ry. Authors include Twain, Tol­stoy, Shake­speare, Niet­zsche, Asi­mov, HG Wells, Jules Verne & many more…

Free Cours­es
Dis­cov­er and down­load free online cours­es from some of the world’s lead­ing edu­ca­tion­al insti­tu­tions, includ­ing Berke­ley, Stan­ford, MIT & Yale. Over 250 cours­es from the lib­er­al arts and sci­ences.

Free Lan­guage Lessons
Learn a new lan­guage online for free. This col­lec­tion fea­tures 40 lan­guages includ­ing Span­ish, Eng­lish, French, Ger­man, Ital­ian, Man­darin, Ara­bic, Japan­ese and many less com­mon­ly-spo­ken lan­guages too.

Arts & Cul­ture Pod­casts
This col­lec­tion gives you quick access to some of the more thought­ful and cul­ture-rich pod­casts avail­able today. Down­load them and keep nour­ish­ing your mind.

Music Pod­casts
Whether you’re into Bach and Beethoven, or The Bea­t­les and Dylan, this col­lec­tion of music pod­casts has some­thing for you. The page hosts free music and also a lengthy list of mp3 blogs.

News/Information Pod­casts
For news junkies who want to lis­ten to their news on the go. Just down­load, sync and you’re good to go.

Sci­ence Pod­casts
Astron­o­my, physics, biol­o­gy, the envi­ron­ment — it’s all cov­ered here. Includes pod­casts by some of the world’s lead­ing sci­ence mag­a­zines and television/radio pro­grams.

Trav­el Pod­casts
Turn your iPod into a handy trav­el guide. With this col­lec­tion, you can down­load tours of Italy, France, and Eng­land, but also many more remote loca­tions.

Tech­nol­o­gy Pod­casts
Gad­gets, soft­ware, tech news. It all gets cov­ered here.

Uni­ver­si­ty Pod­casts — Gen­er­al Direc­to­ry
Lis­ten to the pod­cast col­lec­tions of major uni­ver­si­ties across the globe. It’s a great resource for down­load­ing lec­tures and tap­ping into the intel­lec­tu­al life of these fine insti­tu­tions.

Uni­ver­si­ty Pod­casts — Busi­ness School
Down­load pod­casts pro­duced by some of the world’s lead­ing MBA pro­grams. A resource for stu­dents and busi­ness pro­fes­sion­als alike.

Uni­ver­si­ty Pod­cast — Law School
Pod­casts from Amer­i­ca’s top law schools.

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