January 27, 2022

Exciting! American Archive of Public Broadcasting Now Provides Online Access to 17,000 Historic Programs

2017-01-06_14-03-15The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) is a project and research resource (free) that we love and that you should know about (if you don’t already).

Today, news that this resource now provides access to over 17,000 historic public broadcasting programs that you can watch/listen to ONLINE via the AAPB Online Reading Room.

This AAPB blog post shares a few highlights from some of what was recently added to the collection along with a list of the broadcasting organizations providing content.

What Else is Available (via FAQ)?

  • Users can search search and browse the 2.5 million million metadata records that document public radio and television assets existing at more than 120 public media stations and archives across the country. Most of these assets have not been digitized.

The AAPB is a collaboration between WGBH and the Library of Congress.


Direct to AAPB Online Reading Room

Direct to Advanced Search Interface ||| Search Tips

Direct to AAPB Curated Exhibits

Browse the Collection

Direct to FAQ

Some Past Coverage and Additional Video Resources

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.