The University of Washington, in conjunction with the UW Libraries Media Center, is working to point students towards websites that provide free and legal access to audio and visual materials, through streaming or downloading.

Saturday, May 23, 2009

Artist Server

ArtistServer is a social music site with a focus on independent artists and bands. Includes all genres of music.


Internet Archive

The Internet Archive is a non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.

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Full episodes, webisodes, and clips of NBC programming.



Streaming media of clips and full episodes of FOX television programming.



Clips and full episodes of CW television programs.



Clips, previews, and full episodes of ABC programming. Requires that you download and use their proprietary viewer.



Clips and full episodes of TBS television programming.


Comedy Central

Clips and full episodes of Comedy Central programming.


Tuesday, May 19, 2009


KXOT (91.7 FM) is a National Public Radio member station in Tacoma, Washington. It is programmed by KUOW-FM under an agreement with Public Radio Capital. KUOW broadcasts programming on KXOT that it has no room for on the main station. KXOT offers live streams of its programming.

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KUOW-FM (94.9 FM broadcasting) is a National Public Radio affiliate radio station in Seattle, Washington. It is the second most listened to radio station in the Seattle-Tacoma market and the most listened to news radio station in the state. It is a service of the University of Washington. KUOW also provides live streaming of 94,9 FM programming.

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UW Music Listening Center

Offers access to large audio streaming collections including African American Song, Classical Music Library, Naxos Music Library, the Smithsonian Global Sound library, and more.

A UW NetID is required.

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Rainy Dawg

Rainydawg Radio is the University of Washington's Student Internet Radio Station. It broadcasts Seattle's best college, indie, and loud rock as well as electronic, hip-hop, and talk shows.

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Modern Feed

Modern Feed is a start-up based in Los Angeles and staffed by people who love great programming and enjoy taking all the pain out of guiding users to it. The Modern Feed also works to help you get legal programming to your iPhone or iPod (and we'll be adding more gadgets soon). Point your iPhone or iPod Touch to and experience their approach on the iPhone.



A way to watch videos – music, TV, movies and more – over the Internet by providing both "traditional" ways to find media – by title or category – or by finding suggestions from other people on Joost.

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Combines the movie theater experience with the ability to sell your movies and video games to an endless amount of customers in a unique and easy way.



Fancast is a site dedicated to giving fans instant access to an extensive video collection of television shows, movies, trailers and clips, so they can tune-in, catch-up and critique their favorite television programming.

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Thursday, May 14, 2009


SnagFilms is a website where you can watch full-length documentary films for free, and where you can also “snag” a film and put it anywhere on the web. SnagFilms is committed to finding the world‘s most compelling documentaries, whether from established heavyweights or first-time filmmakers, and making them available to the wide audience these titles deserve.



KEXP-FM (90.3 FM) is a public radio station based in Seattle, Washington, that specializes in independent and alternative rock. The website offers a live stream from the station, as well as archived radio programs and podcasts.

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Hulu is an online video service that offers hit TV shows, movies and clips at and other online destination sites — all for free, anytime in the U.S.



Pandora is an automated music recommendation and Internet radio service created by the Music Genome Project. Users enter a song or artist that they enjoy, and the service responds by playing selections that are musically similar. Users provide feedback on approval or disapproval of individual songs, which Pandora takes into account for future selections.