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Academic Video Online (AVON)

  • Coverage: current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
Academic Video Online is a comprehensive video subscription. It delivers video titles spanning a wide range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. Curated for the educational experience. Includes: documentaries, films, demonstrations, etc.
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Access Science

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Access Science is a reference tool for all scientific disciplines. The McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science & Technology, the McGraw-Hill Yearbooks of Science & Technology, the McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, and the the Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientific Biography are all included, as are nearly 800 videos illustrating various concepts in science.
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AccessEngineering

  • Coverage: Most recent decade
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
AccessEngineering is an engineering teaching and learning platform that provides access to authoritative and regularly updated reference information in all engineering disciplines.
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Alexander Street Press: Video, Music, and Text

  • Coverage: Varies by Database
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database provides cross-searchable access to all of the video databases that the Marriott Library subscribes to through Alexander Street Press. Content and coverage of this database will change as the databases it contains are updated, removed, or added to. More details about the collections that can be searched through this listing are provided on this database's search page.

Alexander Street Video Online

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  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
University of Utah Collections include: Dance Online: Dance in Video, Volume I Dance Online: Dance in Video, Volume II Ethnographic Video Online Independent World Cinema Music Online: Opera in Video Theatre in Video Academic Video Online (AVON) Theatre In Video: Volume II

Ambrose Video

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Includes BBC Shakespeare Plays.
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American History in Video

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  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
American History in Video provides access to a video collection related to the study of American history, with over 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on file. The collection contains commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and documentaries. The database organizes the video by historical era as well as relevance to historical people and events, providing the videos with historical context. New content is added periodically.
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Anatomy.TV

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  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Anatomy.TV is a suite of 3D interactive models of human anatomy. Controls allow users to zoom, rotate and peel away layers from the models. MRIs, X-rays, live-action movies and animations are also included to supplement the computer-generated models.

BBC Shakespeare Plays

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  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database provides access to a collection of 37 streaming video recordings of Shakespeare's plays, from the BBC Shakespeare Collection.
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Birds of the World

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Birds of the World is a powerful research database that brings together deep, scholarly content from four celebrated works of ornithology: Birds of North America, Handbook of the Birds of the World, Neotropical Birds, and Bird Families of the World, with millions of bird observations from eBird and multimedia from the Macaulay Library into a single platform where biologists and birders can explore comprehensive life history information on birds. Also available on this database is the Internet Bird Collection program, which was closed in 2019 and the donated media was imported into the Cornell Lab of Ornithology's Macaulay Library in 2019. Total imported assets included: Total videos: 127,808 Total photos: 241,601 Total sounds: 16,201 A taxonomy explorer function brings regional filters and visual family index to Birds of the World.

BroadwayHD

  • Coverage: complete
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
BroadwayHD's mission is to promote and preserve live theatre, extending the reach of Broadway and Broadway-caliber shows to anyone, anywhere. These 16 recorded-live productions include Paula Vogel's Indecent, Bill Irwin's Old Hats, and Kevin Klines Present Laughter and Cyrano de Bergerac.
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ClinicalKey

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Eccles Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database provides full-text access to over 500 journals, 1000 books, and 9,000 medical/procedural videos from Elsevier.

CollegeMedia

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
The Utah Education Network's Digital Media Service (which CollegeMedia is a part of) is a digital media repository filled with video and other educational media that is free for Utah's educators, students and citizens. The Digital Media Service allows users to search for content, preview it and then download the media for on-demand use. The digital repository includes videos licensed by the Utah Instructional Media Consortium, local programs from KUED-7, National PBS programs, as well as media from other trusted education partners. Access to certain parts of the collection (including CollegeMedia) is limited to those with a valid Utah higher education institution email address. You may request a username and password to this database for free.

Consumer Health Complete

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Pioneer
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Consumer Health Complete (CHC) is a resource for consumer-oriented health content. CHC provides content covering areas of health and wellness from mainstream medicine to perspectives of complementary, holistic and integrated medicine. Topics covered by the database include aging, cancer, diabetes, drugs & alcohol, fitness, nutrition & dietetics, children's health, men & women's health, and more. Information provided in this database should not be viewed as a means for self-diagnosis or a substitute for professional medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
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Dance Online: Dance in Video, Volume I

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Dance in Video features streaming videos of 20th century dance performances and documentaries about choreographers and dance training. Includes dance styles ranging from ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental and improvisational dance. Patrons can create personal playlists to highlight specific performance elements or movements, and link to clips created by others. The database is updated regularly, and currently contains over 300 videos, representing over 275 hours of dance footage.

Dance Online: Dance in Video, Volume II

  • Coverage: 20th Century
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
Dance in Video, Volume II showcases a new catalogue of dancers and partners including the Joffrey Ballet, John Jasperse Company, and Cloud Gate Dance Theatre, as well as instructional materials, interviews, and documentaries featuring key performers and choreographers. Dance in Video contains dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.

Digitalia Film Collection

  • Coverage: full collection
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
A diverse selection of movies and documentaries available to stream from around the world. Foreign language films in Bosnian, Russian, German, Spanish, French and Italian to name a few.

Drama Online

  • Coverage: varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
Marriott Library has purchased 444 full-text plays and streaming access to 39 stage productions within the following collections of the Drama Online database: Shakespeare’s Globe on Screen 1 & 2, RSC (Royal Shakespeare Company) Live 2, and Nick Hern Books (for titles published before June 2018). NOTE: Note: Search results within Drama Online will show abstracts for all items in the database, including resources not purchased by Marriott Library. To display only the resources fully accessible to UofU affiliates, use the Browse function and then check the box labeled “Only show content I have access to”.
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Ethnographic Video Online

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Ethnographic Video Online provides access to a collection of resources for the study of human culture and behavior featuring (at completion) over 1,000 films for more than 750 hours of video. The collection covers many regions of the world and features the work of a variety of influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more.
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Europeana, Europe's Multimedia

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Europeana is a collection of the digital resources of Europe's museums, libraries, archives and audio-visual collections. More than 15 million items are found in Europeana's database, including paintings, drawings, maps, photos, pictures of museum objects, books, newspapers, letters, diaries, archival papers, music and spoken word from cylinders, tapes, discs and radio broadcasts, and videos such as films, newsreels and TV broadcasts. Some items and topics are famous, like Isaac Newton's book about the Laws of Motion, the drawings of Leonardo da Vinci, or objects related to the Berlin Wall. Others are lesser-known works from obscure or unpopular creators. Around 1500 institutions have contributed to Europeana, including the British Library in London, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam and the Louvre in Paris as well as a number of smaller organisations across Europe.

Film Platform

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  • Maximum Users: unlimited

NOTE:This database was canceled on February 29, 2024.

FILM PLATFORM connects academic audiences with leading documentary films from across the world. It is meticulously curated by film experts and leading academics to showcase meaningful documentaries of social, political and cultural importance. The publisher works with an Academic Advisory Board to ensure that each of our films upholds the highest educational standards, and speaks directly to todays academic topics and concerns. The catalog is continually expanding to include the newest award-winning documentaries and current film festival favorites. Over 90% of the catalog is exclusively available via Film Platform.
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Films on Demand

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database provides access to a large collection of educational films which can be streamed online. Some of the publishers whose films appear in this database are ABC News, American Experience, TED, BBC Films, Frontline, NOVA, PBS, Films for the Humanities and Sciences, Ken Burns, The Open University, and California Newsreel, among others. Films may be viewed individually or used by faculty as instructional material for courses.

Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

  • Coverage: current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
Gale In Context: Opposing Viewpoints is the premier online resource covering today's hottest social issues, from capital punishment to immigration to marijuana. This cross-curricular resource supports science, social studies, current events, and language arts classes. Informed, differing views help learners develop critical-thinking skills and draw their own conclusions. Opposing Viewpoints is a resource for debaters and includes viewpoints, reference articles, infographics, news, images, video, audio, and more. A category on the National Debate Topic provides quick and easy access to content on frequently studied and discussed issues. Periodical content covers current events, news and commentary, economics, environmental issues, political science, and more. Opposing Viewpoints is cross-searchable with Gale In Context: Global Issues for users with access to both resources.

Gale in Context: Science

  • Coverage: current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
Understand context for hundreds of science topics through overviews, journals, news, interactive experiments, and more. Gale In Context: Science is an engaging resource that provides contextual information on hundreds of today's most significant science topics. Drawing students in with captivating subject matter, Science showcases how scientific disciplines relate to real-world issues ranging from bacteria to obesity and weather. Integrating millions of full-text articles that include national and global publications, 200+ science experiments, 300+ interactive simulations, other multimedia, and top reference content, Science is updated daily and offers over 600 pages on topics across the curriculum, covering biology, chemistry, earth and environmental science, physics, and more.

Gale OneFile: Health and Medicine

  • Coverage: current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
Created specifically for students, knowledgeable consumer health researchers, and health care professionals, Health Reference Center Academic is the perfect resource for up-to-date information on the complete range of health care topics. With more than 2,500 embargo-free, full-text periodicals, reference books, pamphlets, and hundreds of videos demonstrating medical procedures and live surgeries, Health Reference Center Academic ensures that researchers get current, scholarly, comprehensive answers to health-related questions.

GDC Vault

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: 25

NOTE: To access this database, click the title link above and enter your uNID and password. Once you are on the database site, you will need to click Login in the upper-right corner, then Click Here to Login. The database password will be entered automatically for you.

GDC Vault provides access to an archive of presentation videos, and audio synced with presenter slides, from worldwide Game Developers Conferences going back 20+ years. Browse by event and year, media type, and 20 broad-ranging categories of presentation themes. Or, search the presenter abstracts for specific keywords and phrases.

Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Pioneer
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Hobbies and Crafts Reference Center provides full-text content for many hobbies, crafts and recreation activities. Full text is included for more than 740 magazines and books, as well as access to more than 720 videos and 140 hobby reports. Subject areas include arts and crafts, collecting, games and electronics, model building, home and leisure, needlework, outdoors and nature, scrapbooking, and papercraft. The database also features extensive information on over 140 topics.

Home Improvement Reference Center

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  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Pioneer
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Home Improvement Reference Center features full-text content from home improvement magazines including images and videos of home repair projects.

Independent World Cinema: Classic and Contemporary Film

  • Coverage: 20th Century
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
This collection includes 220 independently produced films, from the early 20th century to 2016, ranging in length from 2 minutes to 4+ hours! Distributors include ArtMattan, Film Movement, Milestone Films, Pragda, Oscilloscope, and Zeitgeist. These films support teaching and learning in film studies, cultural history, psychology, gender studies, anthropology, theatre, African-American studies, and more. Showing films from this collection outside of the classroom is allowed, often called Public Performance Rights. Admission fees are not allowed.
Institutional Repository (U of U)
- See: USpace

Internet Archive

  • Coverage: 1 to present
  • Access: Freely Available
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  • Maximum Users: unlimited
The Internet Archive is a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. The Internet Archive has webpages back to 1996 in the Wayback Machine. The Archive also contains nearly 38 million books and texts, 14 million audio recordings, 7 million videos, and 4 million images and other materials.

Kanopy

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  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
Select film titles available through Kanopy.
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Medici.TV

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  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Medici.tv is an online catalog made up of over 1,200 classical music programs from a variety of artists and composers. The database also partners with orchestras and concert halls around the world in order to broadcast live musical events.

Met Opera on Demand

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  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: 10
Designed specifically for university students and instructors, this new initiative provides exclusive access to conversations with Met composers, multimedia curricular resources, and rare archival materials through Met Opera on Demand: Student Access. Access to more than 800 full-length Met performances with the online streaming database for college and university libraries.
Metropolitan Opera on Demand
- See: Met Opera on Demand
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Music Online: Opera in Video

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Opera in Video contains over 500 hours of opera performances captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent performers, conductors, and opera houses. Videos are compatible with traditional computers and a variety of mobile devices. Faculty and students who create an account (for free) can save and share playlists, save selected clips from any video, and link to clips created by others.

National Theatre Collection

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  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
The National Theatre Collection is a multimedia database made possible by an exclusive collaboration with the U.K.'s National Theatre to offer a range of digital performance resources never previously seen outside of the National Theatre's archive. Exclusive digitized archival materials are presented alongside videos to present a holistic view of the stagecraft involved in supporting world-class productions.
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Naxos Video Library

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: 5
The Naxos Video Library is a performing arts video library with over 1,300 operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places. It includes the Naxos DVD label, Opus Arte, Arthaus, Dacapo, and EuroArts, among others, and is continuously updated.

Nursing Reference Center Plus

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  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
Nursing Reference Center Plus is an evidence-based point-of-care resource to quickly answers nurse clinical questions. This expanded resource includes multimedia (e.g. videos and images), nursing management topics, care plans, leadership and management continuing education modules, additional skills. This resource includes continuously updated information, based on the best available evidence in nursing, allied health, and biomedical literature, written specifically for nurses. It also contains cultural competencies, patient education, drug information, and reference books, guidelines, legal cases, and research instruments. Nursing Reference Center Plus is the premier evidence-based resource to support nurses in the provision of improved patient care and patient outcomes while decreasing healthcare costs.
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O'Reilly

  • Coverage: current
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: UALC
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
O'Reilly-Safari is a comprehensive repository of business and technology resources that help prepare students for today’s technology-dependent workforce. And it enables library collections to offer up-to-date, relevant materials for rapidly evolving areas of study. Mobile access, downloading, and personalization. Content from more than 250 publishers covering career trends like Big Data, Artificial Intelligence, and Gaming. Multi-format delivery from a single platform. Safari's new platform uses Single Sign On (SSO) To login to the University of Utah's account, when prompted for a login information, enter your University of Utah email address. Once you enter that, you will be taken to a University of Utah SSO login page, enter your uNID.
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On the Boards TV

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  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
OntheBoards.tv provides access to works by the leading voices from the field of contemporary performance.
Opera in Video
- See: Music Online: Opera in Video
Opposing Viewpoints In Context
- See: Gale in Context: Opposing Viewpoints

Platino Educa

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  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
PLATINO EDUCA is an innovative online platform with hundreds of Spanish and Ibero-American films.
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Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Pioneer
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Poetry & Short Story Reference Center contains selected works of American and English poets, along with international poetry representing each continent (accompanied by English translations, when available). Works include plays and speeches, short stories and classic books, biographies, critical analyses, contextual essays and explications for works, essays on poetic forms, literary terms, techniques and movements, multimedia (audio & video) of poets reading their works, and interviews.
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Psychotherapy.net

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  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database provides access to a library of interviews, articles, and streaming videos related to Psychotherapy. The collection contains over 180 titles, with more being added on a regular basis.

Royal Shakespeare Collection Live II (2018-2019)

  • Coverage: collection II (2018-2019)
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
These high-definition, surround-sound recordings of William Shakespeare's plays offer access to 9 performances filmed before live audiences from 2018-2019 at the Royal Shakespeare Company's Stratford-upon-Avon theater.

Royal Shakespeare Company Collection

  • Coverage: complete
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
These high-definition, surround-sound recordings of William Shakespeare's plays offer access to 17 performances filmed before live audiences from 2013-2017 at the Royal Shakespeare Company Stratford-upon-Avon theater.
Safari
- See: O'Reilly
Shakespeare Plays
- See: BBC Shakespeare Plays

Shakespeare's Globe on Screen 1

  • Coverage: collections 1 & 2
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
These productions of 28 Shakespeare plays, and one play each by his contemporaries Marlowe and Webster, were recorded live on the Globe Theatre stage in London and feature diverse casts and award-winning performances.

Small Business Reference Center

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: UALC
  • Purchased By: Pioneer
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
This database offers a variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans. The collection contains state-specific resources supported with demographic data and other local information, as well as business videos, interviews, lessons learned features, lectures and how to videos related to business management.
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Swank Digital Campus

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited

See HELP link on this entry for specific system requirements. Starting August 26, 2022 the subscription includes The Top 1000 collection, Swank's most licensed and popular titles across all schools the company works with.

Swank Digital Campus provides a customizable academic streaming library of feature films, documentaries, and foreign films, and television episodes from the largest movie studios, including Walt Disney, Warner Bros., Paramount, NBCUniversal, Columbia Pictures, Lions Gate, MGM, Miramax and many more. Of their feature film library, over 1000 titles are available for immediate educational viewing.
The BBC Shakespeare Plays
- See: Ambrose Video
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Theatre in Video

  • Coverage: Current
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Theatre in Video provides access to streaming videos of over 360 performances of the world's plays and film documentaries as well as a collection of filmed interviews with playwrights, actors, and directors, totaling nearly 500 hours of content. Faculty and students who create an account (for free) can save and share playlists, save selected clips from any video, and link to clips created by others.
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Theatre In Video: Volume II

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
Theatre in Video: Volume II brings together classic and contemporary plays and documentaries, with a focus on contemporary and international productions. Users can view the works of widely studied playwrights and theatre artists from around the globe, including new performances from Stratford Shakespeare Festival, the BBC, Theatre Arts Films (including, Play it Safe and TMW Media Group.

USpace

  • Coverage: Varies
  • Access: Freely Available
  • Purchased By: Free
  • Maximum Users: Unlimited
USpace (the University of Utah's Institutional Repository Initiative) is a collaborative project between the libraries at the University of Utah and the University community which collects and archives the intellectual capital of the institution and make these scholarly materials freely available on the Internet.

Victorian Popular Culture

  • Coverage: 1800-1929
  • Access: University of Utah
  • Purchased By: Marriott Library
  • Maximum Users: unlimited
Victorian Popular Culture is a portal comprised of four modules, inviting users into the darkened halls, small backrooms, big tops and travelling venues that hosted everything from spectacular shows and bawdy burlesque, to the world of magic, spiritualist séances, optical entertainments and the first moving pictures.