For hints on finding images within printed books, see the box. below.
The largest image collection available at UCSD and UCI Libraries is ARTStor, a nonprofit resource that provides more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for research and teaching. Click here for a detailed description of its resources for theater and dance and here for a video on managing your profile.
Other significant archives of images useful for performance historians and theater artists include:
The UC San Diego Library is providing a two-year trial for access to over 26,000 videos available through Kanopy effective April 2015. The videos come from leading producers such as the BBC, California Newsreel, Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Kino Lorber and PBS, with more content added each month. Many of the films are from independent and specialty producers, with a focus on documentary films.
In addition, the UCSD Library has several collections of streaming video from the publisher Alexander Street Press:
The UCLA Film and Television Archive. The largest collection of media-related material of any university in the world, and second only in size to the Library of Congress.
To search for videos and DVDs owned by the UCSD Library without getting results for printed books and journals, click on the scope "Films & Videos" above the search box in Roger before entering keywords ("Othello"), personal names ("Brecht, Bertolt," "Streep, Meryl"), corporate names ("Wooster Group"), etc.
For information about the Film & Video Library's collections and scope policy, click here.