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Open Educational Resources - English: Open Sound

Open Educational Resources Guide Key

 Open - free to use and repurpose

 Free - free to use

 Affordable - available at low cost

 Free North Shore - available to NSCC students and faculty



National Public Radio’s Arts and Life includes links to audio recordings of authors. Users will also find interviews with authors.


National Jukebox

national jukebox

The National Jukebox provides links to historical sound recordings for public use. Included in this collection is music from the early to mid-twentieth century United States.


Read.Gov provides links to classic books online. Includes recordings of authors reading their works.




Librivox provides links to free public domain audiobooks. Users may access audio recordings that include books, poetry and satire as well as non-fiction works.

free open

Open Culture

open culture

Open Culture contains links to hundreds of free audio books, ebooks, textbooks, movies as well as thousands of MOOCs and online courses. Also included are links to free language lessons, art images, author recordings and music.