Podcasts are audio programs, similar to radio programs, available for download over the Internet. You can subscribe to a podcast and have new episodes automatically downloaded to your computer. Podcasts can also then be uploaded to an MP3 player.
No, you can listen to a podcast on your computer with a variety of free software. Many other portable devices, including smartphones, also support podcasts.
In order to subscribe to a podcast you must first download a Podcast Client (also known as a 'podcast manager' or 'podcatcher') or an RSS reader that supports podcasts. iTunes is one of the most popular but there are many other free providers around such as Juice.
There are many ways to listen as well. Once an episode is downloaded this can be played on your computer using software such as iTunes or Windows Media Player. An alternative is to load the episodes onto a portable MP3 player.
Oxford Journals Podcasts can be subscribed to using the links and RSS feed URLs on each podcast's page.
Individual episodes can also be listened to direct from the website using the episode links:
All Oxford Journals podcasts are free.
Because podcasts are delivered via an RSS (Real Simple Syndication) feed, you do not need to give any personal information to subscribe to a podcast.
Please contact Oxford Journals permissions department at Journals Permissions.
No, not at this time. If you would like to see transcripts offered in the future, please email us at Oxford Podcasts.
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