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Streaming Audio Guide: Alexander Street Press Personal & Course Playlists

Provides instructions and tutorial videos for using playlist functions in Naxos, Alexander Street Press, and DRAM audio databases.

Course Playlist Best Practices

Keep our institutional playlists organized and easy to use!

Personal & Course Playlists with Alexander Street Press

Members of the SU community can log in to SU's Alexander Street Press portal to search for tracks as well as listen to and create playlists. (SU NetID required for off-campus access)

Playlists can be created by all users and then either kept at the personal level or shared with the entire SU community.

To create and edit your own playlists, users must first register with Alexander Street Press for a playlist login.

Your playlist login works for all Alexander Street Press music collections (Smithsonian Global Sound, American Song, Classical Music Library, Contemporary World Music, Jazz Music Library) as well as other video collections on the platform.

Creating a Playlist Account

To create playlists for either personal use or to share for a course, first create a playlist login for Alexander Street Press.

1. Go to SU's Alexander Street Press portal (login with your SU NetID if off-campus)

2. Click on "Sign In" in the upper right-hand corner.

3. Click on "Create new account," then fill in required fields.

4. Start using your Alexander Street Press playlist login.  No confirmation is required.

User Account screen in Alexander Street Press

Creating Personal & Course Playlists

When creating playlists for courses or that will be viewable by everyone at SU, please use the naming conventions described in our Alexander Street Press playlist best practices document.