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What is a podcast?

Podcasts are audio or video programmes, similar to broadcast radio or TV programmes, available for download over the Internet. You can subscribe (free of charge) to a podcast and have new episodes automatically downloaded to your smartphone, tablet, or computer.

Which journals on the Oxford Academic platform offer podcasts?

Here’s a list with links to the relevant podcast pages:

How do I subscribe to an Oxford Academic podcast?

To subscribe to a podcast, you must first download a podcast app/client or an RSS reader that supports podcasts. iTunes is one of the most popular, but there are many others.

Oxford Academic podcasts can be subscribed to using the links and RSS feed URLs on the podcast pages listed above.

There are many ways to listen or view 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 device, such as an MP3 player, smartphone, or tablet.

How can I listen to/view an individual episode, rather than subscribing?

Individual episodes can also be accessed direct from the website using the episode links on the podcast pages listed above.

How much does a podcast cost?

All Oxford Academic podcasts are free.

Do I need to give any personal information to subscribe to a podcast?

You do not need to give any personal information to subscribe to a podcast.

Can I use a podcast for broadcast or educational purposes?

Please contact Oxford Journals permissions department at Journals Permissions.

Do you have transcripts of each podcast?

Unfortunately transcripts are not available in most cases.

What if I have any further questions or comments?

If your question is not covered here or you have any other comments, please email us. We’d love to hear your feedback.

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