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Distance Education Library Tools and Tricks

The Library provides access to five streaming audio databases from Alexander Street Press:

American Song:  A history database that allows people to hear and feel the music from America's past

Classical Music Library: A collection of classical works from medieval times to the 21st century.

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries: A virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions.

Contemporary World MusicThe sounds of all regions from every continent. 

Popular Music Librarycontains a wide range of popular music from around the world, including alternative, country, Christian, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.


Select the audio track you wish to use.

Next to the track, locate the permalink icon </>

Click on the icon to retrieve either a durable URL or the embed code to embed the track into your course. 

If you wish to use the link, copy and paste the link.  The Proxy string is already included.