menu icon mobile devices search icon mobile devicesSearch the site

Search audio visual

Audio visual collections

Archival Sound Recordings

The Archival Sound Recordings service is the result of a project to increase access to the British Library Sound Archive collections. It includes music, accents and sounds from nature.

Box of Broadcasts

Box of Broadcasts National (BoB) enables users to watch broadcast programmes from over 60 TV and radio channels. Key features of BoB include access to all BBC TV and radio content dating from 2007 (800,000+ programmes), over 10 foreign language channels, including French, German and Italian, and searchable transcripts.

Classical Music Online

Classical Music Library is a database of recordings ranging from vocal and choral music, to chamber, orchestral, solo instrumental and opera.

Dance in video

Dance in Video contains 260 videos of dance productions and documentaries by influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental and improvisational dance.

Jisc Mediahub/ Media Plus

A service delivered to the UK higher and further education community in association with Jisc, bringing more than 100,000 videos, images, and sound recordings to your screen.

Naxos Music Library

The Naxos Music Library includes the complete Naxos and Marco Polo catalogues of over 85,000 tracks, including classical music, jazz, world, folk and Chinese music. Whilst listening, you can read notes on composers or artists in Naxos's database. You can select works by composer, artist, period, year of composition, instrument or genre.

Routledge Performance Archive

The Routledge Performance Archive is a developing resource produced in partnership with Digital Theatre, providing unique access to an unprecedented range of audio-visual material from past and present practitioners of performance.


Screenonline is a website developed by the British Film Institute which is devoted to the history of British film and television. The site features hundreds of hours of video clips from the vast collections of the BFI National Film and Television Archive together with thousands of stills, posters and press books and several hours of recorded interviews with film and television personalities.

Lenagan Library

Sounds recordings and films are available to borrow from Lenagan Library.

Can we help?