Friday, January 27, 2017

Technology Review:

AUDIOSEAR.CH is a search tool that helps users locate podcasts and radio programs.
Whether seeking a professional development program or children’s radio broadcast, this search tool helps users find useful audio programming. Users can search phrases, shows, topics, networks, or people. The tool provides a full text search as well as recommendation API for podcasts and radio.
In addition to the search engine, users can also see what’s trending on Twitter and popular with their reviewers.
Librarians should keep in mind that this resource isn’t specifically designed for students. However, it’s a useful tool for youth seeking an alternative to text-based information and print literature. Also, consider using it in working with at-risk and special needs students who may benefit from using their auditory senses for learning. Consider signing up for their Pod-A-Day podcast that provides podcast recommendations.
To try a search, go to