The Library subscribes to a number of databases that provide online access to images, music, sounds and spoken word recordings.
Dance in Video (maximum simultaneous users – 3)
Kanopy (Faculty use only)
Lynda.com (Available to FCAD students, Faculty and Staff. Sign up with your Ryerson email)
Naxos Music Library (maximum simultaneous users – 10)
Naxos Video Library (maximum simultaneous users – 5)
Proquest Nursing and Allied Health Nursing video training program (Click on browse tab to access video clips)
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries (maximum simultaneous users – 5)
Sonic Dictionary Is a growing collection of sounds and exhibits created by students at Duke University and collaborating institutions.
Information for Faculty:
Audio-Visual Services may request, on behalf of faculty, digital rights for streaming selected video titles in the Library collection. Cost, conditions for use, and expiry date vary depending upon rights owners or distributors. Subject librarians will be consulted for payment of streaming rights, at their discretion. Check with Audio-Visual Services to see if a specific title in the Library collection is available for streaming. To integrate access with e-reserve in D2L Brightspace, check with the Library’s E-Reserve service.
Feature Film Licenses
As of Nov. 7th 2012, public performance rights for educational use of features films and other audio-visual works in the library collection are no longer required. Exhibition in public of any library obtained audio-visual titles for a purpose other than education is an infringement of copyright.