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COM 460: Audio Storytelling: Finding Sound in the Libraries

Finding audio recordings through UW Libraries Search (Beta)

  • Use the Advanced Search
  • Select the Audio Visual Material Type
  • Change the Search Scope to UW Libraries
  • When searching for a specific item use quotations around the first few words of the title, e.g. "radio follies of 1935"
  • Try searching by subjects like these:
    • radio broadcasting of sport
    • sports history
    • sermons
    • interviews
    • radio play
    • drama
    • poetry
    • speeches, addresses, etc.
  • Getting too many irrelevant results? Use the toolbar on the left to narrow down your search.  You can limit by Available in the Library, Full Text Online, topic, language, publication date, etc.

sample search screen grab