Audio Visual

DVD, Blu-ray and VHS:

A large collection of DVDs is located beside the Multimedia area on Q+3. We also hold a growing collection of Blu-ray discs. DVDs and Blu-ray discs are available for a 3-day loan period.

The Library also holds a large VHS collection, which are kept in the Library store and are retrievable through the Library catalogue by clicking on the ‘request’ button.

To find DVD, Blu-ray and VHS check the Library Catalogue for details. Search the catalogue by title or keyword and then ‘Modify Search’ to material type ‘Video/DVD’.

Note: Some DVDs are held with the High Demand Collection on the Q floor (4-hour loan).

CDs and CD-ROMs:

CDs and CD-ROMs are shelved in the Audio Visual section on Q+3. Check the Library Catalogue for full details.

Vinyl Record Collection:
The Library holds a large collection of vinyl records (approx. 3000).  These are held in the Library store, are retrievable and can be played on record players in the multimedia area on Q+3.  They are not listed on the catalogue, but a full listing is available at the Information Point on Q+2. Some have been digitised and are available in the Library on CD.  To locate these, search the Library catalogue under Collection/Vinyl.

The cassette collection is located within the multimedia area on Q+3. Many are listed on the Library catalogue. Facilities for playing cassettes are available in the multimedia area.

Online Resources:
Music:(streaming audio):  Music Online: over 400,000 tracks; Classical, Contemporary World Music and Jazz. 

ImagesARTstor : over 1 million images for art, architecture, humanities and social sciences. 

Note: Music scores are shelved on Q+3 and can be read in the Library.

For more information or help with finding audio-visual material, contact:
Claire O'Brien, Liaison Librarian Arts & Celtic Studies:  tel. 490-2984


 Information Point, Q+2  tel. 490-2111.

Last updated: 07 July 2016

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