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John M. Flaxman Library SAIC School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Studio Arts Research Guide

Where to Find Videos + Audio

The Library Search is a Great Starting Point for Videos and Audio!

Use the search box below to search almost everything the library has to offer, or visit the library homepage. The library has DVD, CD, Audiocassette, Vinyl, 16mm film collections available, the Film, Video, New Media and Animation (FVNMA) Archive, and streaming video and audio collections. Checkout the How to Find Videos page in this guide for step-by-step directions!


Consider these preset search parameters for DVDs and Audio:
Finding DVDS: By Year (newest first)  |  Documentary Films  |  Feature Films

Finding Audiovisual Archive Materials: 16mm Films|  Film, Video, New Media and Animation (FVNMA) Archive

Finding Audio: Popular Music (newest first)  |  Avant-garde Music (newest first)  |  Audio books (newest first)

Streaming Video

You can locate streaming video in the Flaxman catalog, but there are other Databases in the library you may consider searching. Check out the link below for a full list! See our Where to Find Videos page for an additional list of recommended streaming video websites.

Audio

You can locate streaming video in the Flaxman catalog, but there are other Databases in the library you may consider searching. Check out the link below for a full list! See our Where to Find Audio page for an additional list of recommended music and sound websites.