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Senate House Libraries

Join the Senate House Libraries and gain an extra selection of online resources including ARTstor.SHL card


Fortunately technology has moved on since the 'Praestantia' was the last word in slideshow technology, and there are a range of audio and visual collections available online.

This guide lists our subscription collections and suggests some freely available audiovisual resources.

In addition to online material don't forget we have a wide range of non-print material in the library stock. When searching Explore you can filter by type from the menu on the left.



Europeana is Europe’s online multilingual digital library, museum and archive. A multimedia collection hosting material from across Europe to encourage the sharing of our cultural heritage.  


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