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Streaming Video Collections


The Library also has a number of documentaries on DVD (and lends portable DVD drives if you don't have a player). Find them using the search box on the Library's home page.

How to find documentaries in the Library:

  • Click on Advanced Search.
  • Enter the word documentary on the first line and your search term (e.g. war) on the second line.
  • Select the "MRU holdings" button. Under "Resource type" on the right, select Videos.
  • Click "Search"

Image Collections

Archival Images & Sound Recordings

Many Canadian libraries and archives have digital collections containing photographs, art, drawings, newspapers, pamphlets, posters, government documents and more. Find these collections on Google with a search such as:  

archives "digital collection" photographs canada

Featured Books

Picture Coverage of the World

This book presents the decision-making processes that lead to the annual Pulitzer Prize winners. Additionally, in each decision-making case, one award-earning photo is reproduced to give an idea about the broad spectrum of aspects and themes declared prize-worthy by the jurors.

Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling

Interactive Narratives and Transmedia Storytelling provides media students and industry professionals with strategies for creating innovative new media projects across a variety of platforms.

The Oxford Companion to the Photograph

Over 800 biographical entries, both on photographers and on other individuals who have significantly influenced photographic culture from the early 19th century to the present.

Photojournalism: The Professionals' Approach

Contains iinterviews with professionals, practical techniques, and high-impact photographs. This edition features updates on social media in photojournalism, shooting video on smart phones, and the use of drones to cover the news.