Bloomsbury Video Library is home to a rich, growing range of streaming collections for students, teachers and researchers across the arts, humanities and social sciences.
Featuring content from filmed performances and fiction films to documentaries and instructional videos, Bloomsbury Video Library has been designed and curated with academic libraries in mind.
Bloomsbury Video Library launched with the Arts and Humanities Collection (formerly known as Artfilms), offering a range of international content across the visual and performing arts, film, history, and more. This collection features exclusive independent films and shorts, avant-garde performances, interviews with renowned writers, artists, choreographers, performers and practitioners, documentaries on an international range of themes, traditions, and historical figures, and much more.
To support libraries of all sizes and specialisms, the following smaller thematic subsets of the Arts and Humanities Collection are also available:
We will soon be announcing further collections spanning exceptional streaming content across the arts, humanities and social sciences in late 2023 and beyond.
Bloomsbury Video Library has been developed for students, teachers and researchers in consultation with academic and librarian experts.
We are proud to be working with an international, interdisciplinary range of scholars from our growing academic advisory board, including: