Music & Film


Free Online Resources for Music Lovers
Free Online Resources for Music Lovers -  A comprehensive list of free online music resources provided by the library for anyone with a library card. Explains each website and what it offers. (PDF File)
MCPL Libraries logoFreegalFreegal - access to nine million songs, thousand of music videos, and more.  Free downloads and streaming!
MCPL Libraries logohoopla-logo-blueHoopla - Provides online and mobile access to eBooks, audiobooks, comics, music, movies, and TV. No waiting lists or holds for items, 5 checkouts a month.
texsharenewcredo logoCredo is the ultimate general reference resource for researchers at any level. Includes 100 Greatest Bands of All Time, Harvard Encyclopedia of Music, and dictionaries of musical terms.
texsharenewEbook_CentralProQuest eBook Central - More than 122,000 eBooks are available for browsing, searching, and downloading.  Includes books on digital music creation and editing.
texsharenewHobbiesCraftsRC_Masthead_WebHobbies and Crafts Database - Offers "how-to" instructions for virtually every hobby enthusiast with full text for more than 1,500 leading hobby books and craft magazines that include Electronic Musician and Canadian Musician.
no librarycard newac-earthAcademic Earth - a huge array of academic options to learn from traditional to contemporary studies. They provide online degree courses on Architecture, Art History, Design, Film Studies, Fine Arts, Graphic Design, Music, and Video Game Design.
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aapb logoAmerican Archive of Public Broadcasting - Discover historic programs of publicly funded radio and television across America. Watch and listen.
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cspanlogoC-SPAN Video Library - more than 246,000 hours of programming (just about everything that has ever aired on C-SPAN). Historical content, debates, speeches, rallies and more!
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europeana logoEuropeana - Europeana Radio lets users stream more than 200,000 tracks, taken from archives from 12 European nations. Listeners are encouraged to aid classification efforts by tagging tracks by genre.
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library_of_congress_2018_logoLibrary of Congress Jukebox - makes historical sound recordings available to the public free of charge. The Jukebox includes recordings from the extraordinary collections of the Library of Congress Packard Campus for Audio Visual Conservation and other contributing libraries and archives.
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penamericalogoPen America - an online archive with more than 1,500 hours of audio and video going as far back as 1966. These recordings of meetings, debates, and panel discussions offer a wealth of literary and cultural discourse.
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bbc_learning_logo_22BBC Learning Music - Learn music online with these resources and courses.
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greshamlogoGresham Free Lectures: Music - Exists to provide free public lectures that have been given for over 400 years. Includes a guide to subjects and a digital archive of past lectures.

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