Hey U, Tune In: The Library Is Now on iTunes U

Library of Congress iTunes U pageBlog. Twitter. YouTube.  iTunes.  Yeah, we speak Web 2.0.

You nation’s Library has millions of stories to tell, so we’re trying to tell them as many places and to as many people as possible–whether on our own website or elsewhere.  And now you can add another biggie to the list: iTunes U.

For those who don’t know, iTunes U is an area of the iTunes Store offering free education audio and video content from many of the world’s top universities and other institutions. (The iTunes application is needed to access iTunes U, and is a free download from www.apple.com/itunes.)

The Library’s iTunes U page launched today with a great deal of content, with much more to come.  (Link here, opens in iTunes.)  A nice bonus, for those in the know, is that the content is downloadable and even includes materials such as PDFs.

As always, it’s also available in the Library’s own corner of the web.

So as long as people keep finding new ways to get information, we’re going to keep finding ways to get it to you!


  1. don warner saklad
    June 30, 2009 at 3:03 pm

    Our Boston Public Library’s website needs to be made more universally accessible for folks with computers of the last 10 years. Regretably families with limited budgets fortunate enough to have a computer but it’s more than 4 years old haven’t access to many of Boston Public Library’s website links.

  2. Michael M.
    June 30, 2009 at 3:40 pm

    ITunes is not available as a free download for people running any Linux, BSD, or Solaris operating system, because Apple won’t allow it to be.

  3. Justin Thorp
    June 30, 2009 at 7:19 pm

    BTW – Here’s the direct link to the page within iTunes – itms://deimos.apple.com/WebObjects/Core.woa/Browse/loc.gov

    Just stick that within your Web browser and the Library of Congress page within in iTunes U will open in iTunes.

  4. sxydeeny
    July 1, 2009 at 3:12 pm

    great news.

  5. Dacia C.
    November 16, 2009 at 11:49 pm

    I am officially geeking out. Thanks!

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