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Find Film & Video

Access streaming video through these library databases or online resources:

Find Music & Audio

Start with these library databases or online resources to access streaming audio:

More sources for streaming audio:

  • Frontera Collection of Mexican American Music: Approximately 40,000 recordings of music from the border regions of Mexico and the United States. These performances document many types of popular lyric songs, including the first recordings of corridos (narrative ballads on topics of the day), canciones, boleros, rancheras, and sones, including the first recordings of norteno and conjunto music.
  • Judaica Sound Archives: The Judaica Sound Archives is a major center for the collection, preservation and digitization of Judaica audio recordings. The JSA is located in the Wimberly Library on the Boca Raton campus of Florida Atlantic University.
  • National Juke Box: (Library of Congress) Historical recordings of American music in all genres.
  • Phonobase: Early gramophone records and cylinders from France and Europe.