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Getting Started with Research at Shapiro Library

This guide discusses understanding information sources, formulating a topic and search phrase, where and how to search the library for information, how to evaluate sources, how to cite sources, and more.

Finding Videos & Images

Search for books, articles, and more using the Multi-Search:

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Video & Image Databases

Please see below for a list of databases where you can find videos, images, and other types of multimedia. Some databases contain only these types of materials while others contain multiple types of materials, so you may need to use limiters to narrow down your search to the type of material (e.g. images) you are looking for.

ARTstor Digital Library  Images Icon
Digital library of more than one million images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and social sciences.
Books 24x7  eBooks Icon  Images Icon  Streaming Video Icon  Additional Login Icon  Unlimited Access Icon
The ITPro, FinancePro, The Leadership Channel, Live Events, and BusinessPro Library Collections provide online access to thousands of business, technical e-books, and videos. Students and faculty must register for a Books 24x7 username and password - click here for directions.
Britannica Online  Images Icon  Audio Icon  References Icon  Streaming Video Icon   eBook Icon
Online version of the Encyclopedia Britannica - the largest, most authoritative encyclopedia in the world.
EBSCOhost   Newspaper Icon  Full Text Icon  Archive Icon   eBook Icon   Data Icon  References Icon   Citation Icon  Images Icon
Main site of EBSCOhost database of full-text articles and abstracts of articles in magazines, journals and newspapers.
Films on Demand - History Collection  Streaming Video Icon
World-class online educational videos from PBS, The History Channel, Films for the Humanities & Social Sciences and more.
GreenR  Full Text Icon  Streaming video Icon
Global Reference on the Environment, Energy, and Natural Resources. Portal that covers the physical, social and economice aspects of environmental issues in articles, reports, and videos.
Oxford Art Online  Images Icon  eBook icon  References Icon
Encyclopedia with articles on visual arts from prehistory to the present day.
Science Journals - Proquest  Full Text Icon  Images Icon
Full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology. Subject coverage includes computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, and transportation.
ScienceDirect Reference Works  Full Text Icon  Images Icon  References Icon
Full text and images for the leading periodicals in science and technology. Subject coverage includes computers, engineering, physics, telecommunications, and transportation.
TeachingBooks  Streaming Video Icon  Audio Icon   Citation icon  Full Text Icon
An online portal with original content [short movies, audio book readings, book discussion guides] that can be used to explore children's and young adult books.
TED: Ideas worth spreading  Streaming Video Icon  Open Access icon
"Riveting talks by remarkable people, free to the world."

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