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Librarians

Librarians

Bloomsbury Video Library is a streaming platform designed to provide students, teachers and researchers with access to a rich range of thematic video collections across the arts, humanities and social sciences. Bloomsbury Video Library's collections include documentaries, interviews with well-known practitioners/artists/professionals, filmed performances, masterclasses, instructional videos, feature films and more.

International in coverage, collections feature videos originating from Australia, the UK, the USA, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Ghana, Hungary, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, Rwanda, and Switzerland, and encompass a truly global range of topics and case studies. Content is sourced from over 200 content partners, from independent filmmakers to award-winning production companies, with a significant proportion available exclusively through Bloomsbury Video Library (either worldwide or exclusive in certain territories).

Content on Bloomsbury Video Library is available through both subscription and perpetual access models. Available from launch of the Bloomsbury Video Library platform, our Arts and Humanities Collection features well over 1,100* hours of content, spanning global politics, history and culture documentaries to short films, dance and music performance and experimental, cross-genre artistic works, all selected with students and teachers in mind. View all titles here.

Smaller thematic collections are also available to ensure greater flexibility for customers, including: Dance Collection, Film and Media Collection, History and Culture Collection, Music Collection and Visual and Applied Arts Collection.

* Please note that territory restrictions apply. For more information, please contact your account manager.

School Purchasing

Bloomsbury Video Library offers five school-friendly purchasing options for the Arts and Humanities Collections. Explore over 1000* school-friendly films across Dance Collection, Film and Media Collection, History and Culture Collection, Music Collection and Visual and Applied Arts Collection, all curated for a school audience.

* Please note that territory restrictions apply. For more information, please contact your account manager.

Download the title list here to discover the full selection of titles that are included in each of the five School Collections by filtering the column "Suitable for Schools".

School Collections are available on a Subscription and Perpetual Access basis. Please contact your account manager for more information or to start a free trial.

Free Trials and Subscriptions

Bloomsbury Video Library collections are available through annual subscription or perpetual access to institutions, including universities, colleges, schools and public libraries. Please contact us directly to get information on pricing or to arrange a 30-day free trial at your institution:

For other queries and feedback, please contact us here.