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Multimedia Resources: Audio

Sources for video, images, and audio; tips and tools for creating and editing media; and information on citing media sources.

Audio sources on the web

FreeMusicArchive.org
The Free Music Archive is an interactive library of high-quality, legal audio downloads directed by WFMU, the most renowned freeform radio station in America.

Freesound
A collaborative database of creative-commons licensed sounds

BBC Sound Effects
The BBC’s collection now gives you access to a huge collection of sounds for different objects, locations, and actions. Heck, the BBC’s listing for sounds of “1 woman approaches and stops” eats up more than a page worth of files.

Jamendo
Browse a wide range of musical genres and download creative-commons licensed music

ccMixter
Free music for personal, educational, and commercial use

OpSound
Artists contribute music under a Creative Commons license; listeners can remix and use the music in their projects

Search Dartmouth audio collections

This search includes all libraries on campus; note the location and call number.

Jones Media Center resources

Borrow Audio Equipment
Digital audio recorders, microphones, and accessories

Quick Reference Tutorials
Steps for recording and editing audio

Lynda Training Videos
Thousands of video tutorials on a wide range of software programs. Access from your dorm room, your office, or come in to Jones Media Center.

Audio editing software

Audacity
Free multi-platform audio editing software

iTunes
Free multi-platform program for creating playlists and authoring CDs

GarageBand
This program is included with all Macintosh computers and has built-in templates for creating podcasts and composing music

Editing audio - tutorials

How to Edit Audio


How to Create a Podcast

Media Learning Technologist

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Susan Simon
Contact:
6025 Jones Media Center

Baker-Berry Library

Phone: 603-646-0629