Multimedia Arts & Sciences

Print Books (updated as of June 2017)

Electronic Books (MAS)

Electronic Journals


  1. Computers and Graphics
  2. Computer Aided Geometric Design
  3. Computer Graphics and Image Processing
  4. Computer Vision, Graphics, and Image Processing
  5. Computer-Aided Design
  6. Design Studies
  7. Entertainment Computing
  8. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design
  9. Graphical Models
  10. Journal of Visual Communication and Image Representation

Art and Architecture:

  1. American Artist: Drawing
  2. Art History
  3. Computer Graphics Forum
  4. Drawing
  5. Eye: The International Review of Graphic Design
  6. Journal of Aesthetics and Art Criticism
  7. Journal of Film and Video
  8. Modern Painters

IEEE Xplore

  1. IEEE Computer Graphics and Applications
  2. IEEE Multimedia
  3. IEEE Transactions on Advanced Packaging
  4. IEEE Transactions on Audio
  5. IET Computers & Digital Techniques


  1. British Journal of Photography
  2. Computer Graphics World
  3. International Journal of Design
  4. Popular Photography
  5. Journal of Advertising

ASME Digital Collection

  1. Journal of Electronic Packaging


Sound Recording

Finding Film Studies Material

Resources in Related Areas

Streaming Video

  • Art & Architecture
    More than 400 documentaries and interviews illustrating the history, theory, and practice of art, design, and architecture; includes real-time transcript highlighting, tools to make clips, embed links, etc.
  • Filmakers Library Online
    Collection of roughly 1,000 documentary films in a variety of subjects.
  • LGBT Studies in Video
    Survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people + the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. Includes documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and feature films onLGBT history, gay culture & subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, etc.
  • Literature Online (LION)
    Click the multimedia link to access: Poets On Screen [882 clips]; Shakespeare Audio Plays [38 plays, unabridged]; and the Poetry Archive Audio [922 poems]
  • New World Cinema
    200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and Global Lens. Also some 50 award winning short films.
  • OnTheBoards (performance)
    Sponsored by On the Boards in Seattle, the videos in this collection cover contemporary theatre, dance, and performance art. All are recordings of performances at either On the Boards or other arts organizations around the country.
  • Streaming Audio
    Streaming audio, spoken and performed, from many vendors.

Free Viewing Sites

  • FACETS: Free Films Online
  • Free Movies Online
  • HULU
  • Internet Archive: cartoons & animations
  • Internet Archive: movies
  • Minnesota Video Vault (PBS)
  • National Film Board of Canada
    National Film Board of Canada’s award-winning online Screening Room, featuring over 2,000 films, excerpts, trailers and interactive works.
  • Open Video Project
    Shared digital video collection
  • Palestine Docs
    A web resource of films chronicling the lives of Palestinians in and outside the Middle East
  • Ubuweb
    Includes films
  • UCLA Preserved Silent Animation

Documentary & TV News

  • Open Documentary Lab
  • Docubase
  • Center for Independent Documentary
    Center for Independent Documentary was founded in 1981 to collaborate with independent producers to create films and videos on issues of contemporary social and cultural concern.
  • Vanderbilt Television News Archive
    National network news since August 5, 1968.

Movie Reviews on the Open Web

  • Bright Lights Film Journal
    Compendious movie fan site
  • Educational Media Reviews Online
    Movie reviews
  • IndieWire
  • InsideOut (UK)
    iofilm coverage includes film and DVD reviews, features, interviews, festivals coverage and articles on filmmaking (since 1998).

Indexes to Journal Articles, Essays and Reports (with some Full-Text)

Handbooks, Dictionaries & Guides

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