Places to find Sounds
www.nonstick.com... Looney Toon characters: click on a character from right of screen. save target as to download the sound.
librivox.org... Free audio books in Mp3 format of many, perhaps most classics
www.mp3realm.org resource for songs, book excerpts, etc.
www.Beepm3.com A resources for songs
www.Freeinfosociety.com This collection of audio files is intended to archive the greatest speeches in recorded history. Most of the files are from the 20th century, but there are a few exceptions, such as the Edison recordings.
www.Sounddogs.com This website has all kinds of sounds! A great starting place for sound effects, movie and tv clips etc.
www.findsounds.com This is a good resource for sound effects
www.azmp3.com - A resource for popular music
www.apple.com/education/itunes-u/ - A resource for educational podcasts.
www.americanrhetoric.com - A resource for speeches.
www.soundbible.com - A resource for sound effects.
www.freeabcsongs.com/ - A resource for traditional children’s songs.
www.dreamenglish.com/ - A resource for children’s songs.
www.openculture.com/freeaudiobooks - A resource for free audio books.
www.talkinghistory.org/ - A resource for historical media.
www.soundjay.com/ - A resource for sound effects
www.media-convert.com Ever have a really great sound file that you want to add to your Notebook file, but it's not in MP3 format? Here is a great site that will convert your files into many different file formats.
Audacity – Free Audio Editing Software
audacity.sourceforge.net... Audacity is free, open source software for recording and editing sounds. It is available for Mac OS X, Microsoft Windows, GNU/Linux, and other operating systems. You can create MP3 voice recordings, convert sound clips to MP3 or edit sound clips (cut, split ect...). Great for cutting certain parts of speeches, songs or whatever!
Below are links to the download ,and instructions, for Audacity software for Windows.
audacity.sourceforge.net Choose Audacity 1.2.6 installer.
Once you have Audacity, you then need the LAME MP3 encoder which allows Audacity to export MP3 files. The link below includes directions:
If you have any difficulty, the link below has more detailed instructions: