Electronic Audio and Visual Resources


Database Description
BFI InView Here you will find over 2,000 non-fiction film and television titles from the 20th century to the early 21st. InView is easily searchable, comprehensively catalogued and clearly organised under six main Themes, each with an introductory essay by an academic historian.
British Library Archival Sound Recordings Gives UK Higher and Further Education staff and students free access to over 12,000 recordings (3,900 hours).
DesktopDJ Desktop DJ is a digitised version of The Phil Swern Collection. This comprises a CD or vinyl copy of every UK Top 40 hit since the charts began in November 1952 the US Hits 100 and further substantial quantities of Pop, Jazz, Country, Film Soundtracks, Stage Shows, Classical and Comedy Music sections. This remarkable vinyl and CD archive is probably the most complete collection of its kind anywhere in the world, containing many millions of recordings including 200,000 items on vinyl. The vinyl collection's previous owner being the BBC.
Music Industry Data A growing repository of historical and current data from Billboard, Official Chart Company, Media Control and many more reporting agencies around the world. This data is presented in Relative Pitch Graphs™ which tell the story of the impact of music on society and cultures.
Music Online Offers the full content of 13 acclaimed music collections and combines audio and video that spans all time periods.
Naxos Music Library NML is the world´s largest online classical music library. Currently, it offers streaming access to more than 80,952 CDs with more than 1,162,893 tracks, standard and rare repertoire. Over 1000 new CDs are added to the library every month.
ScreenOnline ScreenOnline has many clips and audios from classic British films and television and lots of information on film/television history in the UK.
UK schools, colleges, university libraries and public libraries have FREE access to this video and audio material. As well as video and audio material, there is also accompanying text information providing a history, context, some production notes and reviews.


Electronic Text Resources

Click here for information and access to the Electronic Text Resources such as JSTOR, Rock's Backpages, Music Week, Journals, MyiLibrary (E-Books) and Grove Music Online.

E-Resources password help

Most Library eResources use your Conservatoire username and password but there are some exceptions. To find the password for a particular E-Resource, make sure you are logged into Space and go to the relevant E-Resource page.

When accessing E-Resources off-campus, some may require you to click on a specific link. Look for:

►Sign in via your institution

►Sign in via your library

►Sign in via Shibboleth

Once you have found the correct login box, you may need to select UK Access Management Federation and then select Leeds Collect of Music from the list of institutions, before entering your Conservatoire username and password.

Please note that some E-Resources are not available off-campus.

For more information about E-Resources, see our E-Resources page.

Need more help?

If you require more help with E-Resources please email Phil Bailey here on p.bailey@lcm.ac.uk. If you are having problems please remember to include details of the resource you are trying to access, the route you have taken and any error message you have received.

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