Theater in Video

The Library now has a subscription to Alexander Street Press’s Theater in Video

“Theatre in Video contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world’s leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video – more than 500 hours in all. This release contains 242 titles, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors. Included are landmark performances such as The Iceman Cometh, King Lear, Awake and Sing, Dom Juan, Bérénice, Long Day’s Journey Into Night, Playboy of the Western World, Krapp’s Last Tape and Othello, among many others. Notable actors include Claire Bloom, Laurence Olivier, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Dreyfuss, Walter Matthau, Meryl Streep, Eli Wallach, Zoe Caldwell, Sam Waterston and more. For the first time, students, instructors and researchers can bookmark specific scenes, monologues and staging.”

Classical Music Library recordings now findable through library catalog

You may know that we subscribe to the Classical Music Library streaming audio tool. Now when you search our online catalog, if a recording is available in CML, it will have it’s own entry.

Here’s a Boolean search for Reger and serenades, limited to “music recordings.”


If you click on the title, you get more information about the recording.


You can then click on the link that says “Online Access” to go to the CML tool, where you can click on tracks to play them.


Now get access to articles listed in Grove bibliographies

We’ve activated the “Discover” buttons in the Oxford Music Online tool. So, when you look at a bibliography you can click on the blue “Discover” button to see if there is online access to the article. If not, it will provide you with a link to our catalog, which you can then search to see if we have print access.

Here’s what it looks like (from the Steve Reich entry):

and when you click on the Discover button for K.R. Schwarz: ‘Steve Reich: Music as a Gradual Process’, PNM, xix (1980–81), 373–92; xx (1981–2), 225–86 you get: