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Theatre & Performance Studies: Finding Images/Videos

This guide is intended as a starting place for researchers, pointing to tools for finding books, scholarly articles, reviews, and other topical and collection-related information in Theatre.

Avery Fisher Center

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Finding Images in BobCat

To find images within books in BobCat go to the search box and click on advanced. Then enter the topic in the first box limited to Anywhere in the Record. In the second box enter either illus. (for illustrations) or Plates (for color plates) also Anywhere in the Record.

Selected Digital Image Sites

Researchers and designers often require a broad range of historical visual images. Below are some resources that serve as good starting places, though many of them are more focused on fine arts (rather than film stills and documentation).

Streaming Videos Online

Photograph of Leo Tolstoy and Anton Chekhov in Yalta commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Tolstoy_and_c... This image (or other media file) is in the public domain because its copyright has expired.

Footage Access

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Video Streaming Service for NYU Classes

Finding Images