Alexander Street Videos

Alexander Street Videos

UCSD now provides access to several exciting new streaming video databases from Alexander Street Press.


American History in Video contains over 350 documentaries from the History Channel, the Biography Channel, and PBS, and more than 600 newsreels (from the 1940s through early 1960s), with more on the way.


Dance in Video contains over 250 dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the twentieth century.

Opera in Video currently contains over 60 titles and will eventually contain 250 of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries from the Baroque to the twentieth century.

Theatre in Video contains more than 250 of the world’s most important plays, together with more than 100 video documentaries. The BBC Shakespeare Series includes an additional 43 plays.