Audio, images, and videos

Use this page to find audio, images, and videos from the University of Toronto Library collection.


The University of Toronto Scarborough Library has 700+ CD titles that you can borrow. Or, you can stream music online for free from collections like Naxos Music Library and Smithsonian Global Sound.

Search the library catalogue for recordings by title, artist, or genre.

Digital images

You can search many image databases. Instructions on accessing many of these databases.

The two largest databases are:

  • ARTstor
    Choose from more than one million digital images in the arts, architecture, humanities, and sciences with an accessible suite of software tools for teaching and research.

    The community-built collections include contributions from international museums, photographers, libraries, scholars, photo archives, and artists and artists' estates. These image databases incorporate every genre of art and architecture, as well as archaeological sites and artifacts from all time periods and from all parts of the world.

    Use this fine art and architecture repository and teaching tool consisting of over 30,000 digital images, videos and audio files with accompanying metadata.

    Courseware tools include the creation of lecture carousels with image notes, multiple image display options for in-class teaching, syllabus information, file sharing and online quizzes. Students can create study and presentation "virtual" carousels, download lecture carousels as PDF, and search and browse from the growing collection of art history. Faculty and students can create an account using Web Login. Departments interested in using FADIS to manage digital images should contact

Find videos

U of T has a growing number of digital and online videos available for download or streaming. Log in with your UTORid to view them.

See the full list of video collections, or stream from one of these sites:

Search the library catalogue for videos by title, filmmaker, or subject.