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Video databases via the Library
Art & Architecture in Video [via Alexander Street Press]
Art and Architecture in Video, an online streaming film collection, delivers 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. Available 24/7 streamed videos via your desktop or mobile device.
Have a look at the latest VISUAL ART videos from the Kanopy video streaming service. Available via your desktop or mobile device 24/7.
Other recommended databases
Some Art TV & Video
This guide will introduce you to resources related to Art History.
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Art students are welcome to contact the Liaison Librarian Grazyna Rosinska if you need help or assistance in using any aspect of the library services and resources
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Lynda.com online tutorials
Online video training sessions for software products and digital technologies eg. Photoshop
Guide to E-books
Publishers use their platforms to make e-books & e-textbooks available to students:
For information about e-books we have a Guide to Ebooks