RDC Library loves art! In addition to displaying pieces from the RDC Permanent Collection, student work and travelling exhibits, the Library also provides many information, audio and visual resources to support the work of all types of artists in the School of Creative Arts. We have something for everyone – check out:
For Theatre (Entertainment & Production)
For Theatre (Performance & Creation):
- Physical expression on stage and screen: Using the Alexander technique to create unforgettable performances (book)
- West-words: Celebrating western Canadian theatre and playwriting (book) (ebook)
- Stagecraft fundamentals: A guide and reference for theatrical production
- Creating physical theatre: The body in performance (DVD) (streaming video)
- Rock and roll: Its history and stylistic development (book)
- Jazz singer’s handbook: The artistry and mastery of singing jazz (book + CD)
- Jazz. Episode six, Swing, the velocity of celebration (DVD) (streaming video)
For Motion Picture Arts:
- Videoland: Movie culture at the American video store (ebook)
- Film manifestos and global cinema cultures: A critical anthology (book)
- Rip! A Remix Manifesto (DVD) (streaming video)
For Visual Arts:
- What are you looking at? The surprising, shocking, and sometimes strange story of 150 years of modern art (book)
- Oh, Canada: Contemporary art from north North America (book)
- Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry (DVD) (on-campus streaming video)
Another highlight is the Artstor image database which has well over a million images available for teaching, publishing and personal study. In addition, Artstor houses photographs of the items in RDC’s Permanent Art Collection.
And did you know that many popular music CDs & feature film DVDs can now be borrowed from our partner libraries? Use the NEOS Catalogue to search for specific titles, and use your iCard barcode and PIN to place a request.
RDC Library provides learner-centred resources and services to all students, staff, and faculty, as well as our community. For more information, please contact Yvonne Phillips, Librarian for the School of Creative Arts.