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Legal Alternatives

There are plenty of resources available online to obtain legal content. SIU faculty, staff and students are encouraged to use the following websites when accessing copyrighted material. A more complete list of legal alternatives can be found at the EDUCAUSE website.


Live365 Internet Radio is a network where members can create their own online radio station or listen to other Live365 broadcasters' online stations.

Every track you play on tells your profile something about what you like. It can connect you to other people who like what you like and recommend songs from their music collections.

Pandora Radio

Pandora Radio is a personalized internet radio service that helps you find new music based on your old and current favorites.


Radio-Locator is a comprehensive listing of radio stations all over the world that have web pages.


SHOUTcast Radio offers thousands of free Internet radio stations from DJs and broadcasters around the world.


SoundCloud is an online audio distribution platform which allows its users to upload, record, promote, and share their originally-created sounds with the world.