Category results for: Arts

Bloomsbury Design Library: Research and learning tools

Find It  VCU Libraries has access to Bloomsbury Design Library, which offers cross-searchable access to a broad and expanding range of encyclopedias, reference works, e-books, images and more covering the global history, theory and practice of crafts and design. This platform facilitates a few ways to identify relevant information. Explore content by Period, Place, People, Disciplines or […]

Library Stack: Online digital arts publications

Find It VCU Libraries has access to Library Stack, an online archive of digital arts publications from the fields of contemporary art, graphic design, architecture, film, and philosophy. Library Stack draws from diverse global platforms and has a particular focus on hybrid works. Content is available in a variety of formats including: Text e.g. essays, […]

Black Drama: Full text plays by black playwrights from around the world

Find it  VCU Libraries offers access to the Black Drama play collection from Alexander Street Press which contains the full text of thousands of plays written from the mid-1800s to the present. It includes published and previously unpublished works from North America, Africa, the Caribbean and other African diaspora countries. It features hard-to-find plays by celebrated […]

Digital Theatre+: Contemporary theater performance video

Find It  VCU Libraries has a subscription to Digital Theatre+, a platform for the performing arts providing students with access to full-length productions, interviews, texts, rehearsals and other educational resources. Digital Theatre+ features productions from The Broadway Digital Archive, The Royal Shakespeare Company, LA Theatre Works, The BBC, Stage Russia and many more. In addition to […]

Art history grad student creates ‘Considering Comics’ online exhibit

Explore the exhibit “Considering Comics” is a new VCU Libraries online gallery exhibit. The exhibit was created by Veronica Parker, Art History Master’s candidate, who fulfilled a 2019 internship with the James Branch Cabell Library Special Collections and Archives. The exhibit may well inspire others interested in studying or making comics. The art historian turned […]

Games: Focusing on artistic and cultural value

Always working to meet faculty and student needs, VCU Libraries collects video games that have significant artistic and cultural value to meet the growing interest of students and faculty in the fields of animation, multimedia, digital worlds and gaming. The impetus of the collection, which started with 11 games, came from a faculty request to […]

Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles

Find It Advancing our understanding of the history and present of women’s contributions to the literary, cultural and political life of Great Britain, VCU Libraries provides access to the landmark database, Orlando:  Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present. Orlando exemplifies digital humanities’ efforts to broaden access to little known or studied […]

Music Online: Audio and video music reference

Find It Music Online is the best place for music lovers to get access to more than 7 million tracks from all over the world. From bluegrass to indie, Music Online makes all genres of music available for users everywhere. Users can browse through various people, titles and instruments to find everything that they may […]

Berg Fashion Library: World fashion index

Find It Fashion lovers everywhere can be in-tune with fashion statements throughout history with the Berg Fashion Library. The resource provides integrated text and image content from the 1600s to today in the form of e-books, reference works and more. It provides in-depth information on various bodies, garments and styles of fashion. The database also […]

British Periodicals: Hundreds of 17th-20th century titles

Find It VCU Libraries expanded its British Periodicals series with the acquisition of British Periodicals I and III. This series consists of facsimile page images and searchable text for nearly 500 periodicals published between the 17th and 20th centuries. Topics covered include politics, science, history, literary and creative arts, archaeology and popular culture. British Periodicals […]

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