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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