Audio & Video

Digital Audio Website

Our Digital Audio website (restricted to the Yale community) contains audio content in several dozen languages from Arabic to Zulu, including textbook audio material and original material recorded by Yale instructors. The audio files on this site are in MP3 format and can be played by directly in your browser or, in some cases, downloaded for offline use. The HTML5 audio player for this site should work with all major browsers and operating systems.

How to Access

Due to licensing restrictions, the Digital Audio website is only accessible from computers connected to the Yale network. To access the site from off campus, you’ll need to connect to Yale’s network through VPN.

  1. Visit the Information Technology Services (ITS) website for instructions on installing and using Yale VPN.
  2. After you have installed Yale's VPN software, launch the software and connect to the Yale network with your Yale credentials.
  3. Open your web browser and connect to the Digital Audio Website.

Please note that the VPN service is provided and supported by ITS. For support with VPN connections, contact Yale’s Help Desk at or 203.432.9000.

Video Distribution

Learn more about scheduling video screenings, putting video material on reserve at the CLS, and exploring our video material collection.