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Learning Commons

Online Audio Sources

Free Music Archive

An interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads.


Freesound is a collaborative database of Creative Commons Licensed sounds. Browse, download and share sounds.

Internet Archive

The virtual library contains recordings ranging from alternative news programming, to concerts, to Old Time Radio shows, to book and poetry readings, to original music uploaded by users. 


Creative Commons music available for browse and download - various genres and artists.


A non-profit providing recordings and sheet music without copyright restrictions.

National Jukebox

Historical recordings from the Library of Congress.

National Public Radio

A thriving media organization at the forefront of digital innovation, NPR creates and distributes award-winning news, information, and music programming to a network of 975 independent stations. Through them, NPR programming reaches 26 million listeners every week.

TED Radio Hour

From NPR - An audio journey through fascinating ideas, astonishing inventions, and new ways to think and create. Based on riveting TEDTalks from the world's most remarkable minds.