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About Podcasts

What is a Podcast?
Podcasts are audio files (.mp3) or video files (.mp4 or .mov), such as spoken word material, lectures, interviews, music videos, movies, TV shows, etc.

How Do I Listen to Podcasts?
We've created a Web page that describes how to listen to podcasts on your computer. You can also listen to podcasts on your digital media player by downloading our .mp3 file and transferring it from your computer to your player.

The true power of podcasting is the ability to subscribe to podcast feeds, which utilize RSS (Really Simple Syndication). Each time we add a new podcast to our Web site, you will be notified automatically through your RSS news reader .

If you use a podcatcher or podcast receiver like iTunes or Juice, you can schedule either application to automatically download new podcasts for you. Read our iTunes overview  for information about subscribing and listening to podcasts on your iPod.

With podcasting, you are in the driver's seat. You can listen to content when, where, and how you want.  There are tens of thousands of podcasts on the Web on numerous subjects. Simply type "podcast directory" in Google to find podcasts that are of interest to you.

Follow the links below for more information on podcasting and for software and services that allow you to subscribe to our podcasts.

More on Podcasts
Podcasting (From Wikipedia)
Podcasting Explained (CNET)
What is a Podcast? (PodcastAlley.com)

RSS Readers
Bloglines
Pluck
Google Reader

Podcatchers
A podcatcher (aka podcast receiver) is a software program that automatically downloads podcasts that you subscribe to via RSS feeds. A podcatcher can also transfer received audio or video files to your portable digital media player.
iTunes
Juice

Podcast Directories
• iTunes
• Podcast Alley
• Podcast.net
• Podcast.com