Art & Architecture in Video
Art and Architecture in Video will grow to over 500 hours of documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms and providing the context necessary for critical analysis. The works within this collection offer a dynamic tool to enhance understanding of visual media.
Asian American Drama
Asian American Drama is an online text collection that brings together more than 250 plays, along with related biographical, production, and theatrical information. The collection begins with the works of Sadakichi Hartmann in the late 19th century and progresses to the writings of contemporary playwrights.
The BroadwayHD Collection
This exclusive collection, available worldwide for educational streaming only from Alexander Street, includes streaming access to 25 premium performances of plays and musicals from the New York theatre scene.
The Criterion Collection
The Criterion Collection, an imprint of Janus Films, ranks among the world’s most influential cinematic distributors. Their films — widely respected for both their scholarly and entertainment value — are ubiquitous for the study of cinema, history, and culture at large.
Dance Online: Dance in Video
Dance Online: Dance in Video allows students and scholars of dance to witness the masters at work by providing 900 hours of video content covering the full scope of 20th and 21st century dance. The collection includes performances, documentaries, interviews, and instructional videos from the most influential performers and companies.
Fashion Studes Online: The Videofashion Library
To truly study the essence of this ever-evolving art form and its role in contemporary culture, it’s vital to understand where fashion has been. While photography stills and books can paint a broad picture of this history, no resource can replace the experience of viewing fashion’s most iconic garments and designers in action.
Film Scripts Online Series
The Film Scripts Online Series makes available, for the first time, accurate and authorized versions of copyrighted screenplays. Now film scholars can compare the writer’s vision with the producer’s and director’s interpretations from page to screen.
Filmmakers Library Online: Second Edition
Filmakers Library is a well-known and highly respected distributor of issues-based documentaries. The titles in the Filmakers Library Online: Second Edition collection cross nearly all academic disciplines and educate students and researchers on critical and thought-provoking issues, figures, and cultures.
Music & Dance Online
Music and Dance Online features works from thousands of respected partners, covers hundreds of genres from alternative rock to zydeco and from alternative dance to operatic arias, and encompasses a wide range of content formats.
Theatre in Video Series
A live performance is gone when the curtain falls. And yet the collaborative elements of theatre in performance—the work of the actors, directors, and designers—have tremendous scholarly and educational value long after a production closes. Now these landmark events can become a permanent part of the curriculum.
Art History Essentials Collection (addon to CORS)
Themes: Famous Artists, Artist Biographies, Art Techniques, Painting, Photography, Sculpture, Museum Studies, Design, Humanities, Art Conservation, Color Theory, Aesthetics, Ancient Art, Asian Art, American Art, European Art
The most complete database of ebooks and journals in the Spanish language. More than 18,000 electronic documents makes this an important resource for the Hispanic community.
Fine Arts and Music Collection
Periodical database for serious students of drama, music, art history, and filmmaking.
Archival Films & Newsreels
Throughout modern history, cameras have recorded public events, wars, cultural phenomena, and government programs. This collection is a treasure trove of archival and historical films from multiple sources.
Art & Architecture
This vibrant selection of documentaries, interviews, biographies, and how-to videos spans the visual arts—from sculpture, painting, and photography to history, theory, criticism, and appreciation—with enough range to suit the needs of both basic and advanced courses.
Music & Dance
With equal emphasis on recordings of live performances and documentaries, this collection spans both time and space to cover a wide variety of music and dance from around the world and throughout history. Opera, jazz, and classical. Ballet, modern, and step dancing. It’s all here.
The collection shines a light on the history of cinema while also providing a glimpse into the cultures and issues of countries around the world, making it useful beyond film studies departments by bringing value to programs in area studies, political science, history, world languages, and more.
Arts & Humanities Database
Arts & Humanities Database complements the ProQuest Arts and Humanities portfolio, providing online access to 400 contemporary specialist arts titles combined with journals from related fields including ethnic studies, women’s studies, sociology, cultural studies, and more.
Ebook Central: Academic Complete
With over 134,000 scholarly titles, 1000s of RCL titles, and over 600 titles on the CHOICE Ourstanding Academic Title list, Academic Complete provides students with an instant, multidisciplinary library of eBooks from authoritative publishers.