While research suggests that alternating your study location (e.g. home, library, coffee shop) aids in memory retention, adjusting the auditory environment in order to concentrate is a personal issue that varies from individual to individual. Some apply ear plugs or noise cancelling headphones, while others prefer to loop a favorite track. There are also a number of websites providing different types of ambient noise, ranging from natural sounds to simple white noise.
The NYIT Library subscribes to Naxos Music Library (NML). A collection of close to 1 million tracks and 70,000 discs, NML is the world´s largest online classical music library, offering everything from Mozart's Requiem Mass in D Minor to John Cage's Percussion Works. Listed below are a few favorites. Enjoy!