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With our new search feature that allows students to search for stories from their homepage, it’s a great opportunity for students to use Listenwise to help support research with other reports and projects. Students can use these stories in research papers, to find evidence to support their opinions, or to find interesting topics they enjoy.

The following guide will show you and your students how to cite a Listenwise audio story and create a bibliography or list of sources.

First, Identify this Information

  1. Listenwise URL
  2. Listenwise Title
  3. Public Radio Title
  4. Public Radio Reporter
  5. Public Radio Source
  6. Public Radio Air Date

On the Listenwise site, this is where you will find each piece of information.


1. Listenwise URL: https://listenwise.com/current_events/729-louisiana-flooding-closes-schools
2. Listenwise Title Louisiana Flooding Closes Schools
3. Public Radio Title Many Baton Rouge Area Schools Remain Closed Due To Flood Damage
4. Public Radio Reporter ROBERT SIEGEL
5. Public Radio Source NPR
6. Public Radio Air Date 08/23/2016

Next, Put the Information in this Format Below

This is our suggested format. If your school uses APA or MLA formats, simply use these pieces of information and organize it in a way that is consistent with your citation conventions.


Public Radio Reporter. Public Radio Air Date. “Public Radio Title.” Public Radio Source. [Audio blog post.] From Listenwise: “Listenwise Title.”  Listenwise URL


Siegel, Robert. (7 Dec 2016). “Many Baton Rouge Area Schools Remain Closed Due To Flood Damage.” NPR. [Audio blog post]. From Listenwise: “Louisiana Flooding Closes Schools.” https://listenwise.com/current_events/729-louisiana-flooding-closes-schools

  1. Thandiwe Mhlabane says:

    Listenwise is a very useful, informative, user-friendly and exciting Teaching and Learning App. I will definitely recommend this blog to all the teachers I work with.

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