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Shakespeare: A Research Guide: Find Media

Shakespeare from Helmolt's History of the World, 1902. Public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons


Use the QuickSearch Advanced Catalog Search for greater precision in your searching for books, DVDs, CDs, musical scores, etc. in the Gumberg Library collection.

 


 

Paul Robeson and Ute Hagan in Othello, 1943-44, photo by the U.S. Farm Security Administration. Public domain. Source: Wikimedia Commons


Ambrose Digital

 Click the link below to see all videos available through Ambrose Digital 2.0. Scroll down and you will see them alphabetically arranged. Near the top, you will find the BBC Shakespeare Plays. If you scroll down further, you will come to Shakespeare in Italy and Shakespeare: The Animated Tales.

To view these off-campus, you will need to enter your Multipass information when you click a video to view it.

Find Shakespeare DVDs at Gumberg Library

The Gumberg Library owns a large number of DVDs of performances of Shakespeare's plays or film adaptations of them. All of these can be taken out of the library, unless they have been placed on course reserve. They can also be viewed in the library viewing room. DVDs are located on the 5th floor. Below you will see instructions on how to search for them in the QuickSearch online catalog.

 

To Find Shakeapeare DVDs

First, you need to get to the QuickSearch Advanced Catalog Search screen. Click the blue button on the right side of the screen to do this.

On the QuickSearch Advanced Catalog Search screen, type Shakespeare's last name in the first search box and change the menu in front of the box to "Author." Next, change the Format menu to "PROJ MEDIUM." Then, click the Search button. See the image below.

 

To find a DVD of a specific play, type the name of the play in the first search box, then change the menu in front of the box to "Title." Next, change the Format menu to "PROJ MEDIUM." Then, click the Search button. See the image below.


Find Shakespeare Audio Books

The library also owns audio CDs of Shakespeare's works as well. These also can be borrowed. They are located on the 5th floor of the library. See below on how to search for them in the QuickSearch online catalog.

 

How to Find Shakespeare Audio Books

First, you need to get to the QuickSearch Advanced Catalog Search screen. Click the blue button on the right side of the screen to do this.

To find am audio book of a specific Shakespeare play, type the name of the play in the first search box, then change the menu in front of the box to "Title." Next, change the Format menu to "SPOKEN RECORD." Then, click the Search button. See the image below.

On the result list look for the record with the phrase "AUDIO BOOK" after the call number.