Video

Video Libraries
Description
 
British Pathé is considered to be the finest newsreel archive in the world and is a treasure trove of 85,000 films unrivalled in their historical and cultural significance. 
Spanning the years from 1896 to 1978, the collection includes footage from around the globe of major events, famous faces, fashion trends, travel, science and culture.

 
 
ESB Archives collects, preserves and makes accessible records relating to ESB. Their collections reflect the unique contribution of ESB to the economic and social development of Ireland over the past 90 years and includes:
  • Shannon Scheme Development
  • Rural Electrification 
  • Development of Stations
  • Marketing and promotional material
  • Audio visual material including photographs, film and oral histories
The archives team are busy cataloguing and continuing to make accessible further archive collections. New content will be posted regularly through updates on their blog.
 
The Freedom Archives contains over 12,000 hours of audio and video recordings which date from the late-1960s to the mid-90s and chronicle the progressive history of the San Francisco Bay Area, the United States of American more broadly, and also international movements. Their collection includes weekly news, poetry, music programs; in-depth interviews and reports on social and cultural issues; numerous voices from behind prison walls; diverse activists; and pamphlets, journals and other materials from many radical organizations and movements.
 
GDC Vault is a collection of in-depth design, technical and inspirational video talks, and slides from the influencers of the game development industry, taken from over 20 years of the worldwide Game Developers Conferences -- that's 12,000 videos, audio files, and synced presentations from speakers and panels.
 
The Internet Archive is building a digital library of Internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Like a paper library, they provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, the print disabled, and the general public -- in this case, to over 4 million videos (including many television news programmes).
 
Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for third-level institutes that offers thousands of titles on a broad range of subjects including anthropology, architecture, fine art, gender & race, environment & sustainability, sociology, fashion, media, politics and psychology. Access is provided to staff and students by NCAD.
 
 
A collection of over a thousand movies, hosted online for free. The collection includes independent films and documentaries, as well as many Hollywood classics. The collection is divided into the following categories: Comedy & Drama; Film Noir, Horror & Hitchcock; Westerns; Martial Arts Movies; Silent Films; Documentaries, and Animation. There is also a special collection of Oscar Winning Movies, and films by Andrei Tarkovsky and Charlie Chaplin.
 
RTÉ Archives acquires, preserves and makes accessible an audiovisual record of Irish life and cultural heritage.
 
Combining hundreds of thousands of hours of moving image and sound recordings together with significant collections of photographs, manuscripts and administrative documents, RTÉ Archives contain a unique record of Irish life.
 
UCD Digital Library refers to the digital collections and online services made available by the Library of University College Dublin. It is a curated, preservation-oriented resource that seeks to comply to internationally endorsed best practices and standards for an OAIS-compliant Trusted Digital Repository. 
 
Resources managed by the UCD Digital Library include: digitised cultural heritage data (printed documents, archival materials, artefacts, etc.) and research data arising from activity at UCD and elsewhere.