Classical and world music in streaming audio. Comprehensive, including most of the classical repertoire—over one million tracks from Naxos, Chandos, EMI, Nonesuch, and hundreds of other labels. Free mobile app available.
This resource allows a limited number of simultaneous users. Please log out via the log-out button at the top left of the screen when you are finished.
Digitized images of art, architecture, and other forms of visual culture from around the world, from museums, archaeology, photo archives, slide collections, and art reference works, dating from B.C.E. to present.
Requires creation of an Artstor account to download images. This account also grants you off-campus access for 60 days. If your account is inactivated or you need to create an account, make sure to use a library link (such as this one) to get to Artstor so that you will be recognized as a Wellesley user.
This library contains thousands of digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts. Many of these videos are available for free download.
We’ve created an online catalog of news content from Boston Public Library’s WHDH film collection (1960- mid-1970s), Cambridge Community Television (1988 to 1999), Northeast Historic Film’s WCVB film collection (1970-1979), and WGBH-produced The Reporters (1970-1973), Evening Compass (1973-1975) and the Ten O’Clock News. That's almost 50,000 records.
The HistoryMakers is a growing collection of over 3,000 interviews of African American first person video oral history. By recording the untold personal stories of both well-known and unsung African Americans, The HistoryMakers seeks to preserve and elevate the cultural equity of the African American community.
Wellesley College students are also able to use Kanopy via the Wellesley Free Library in town. Students automatically have library cards there and are able to download six films a month. To activate your account, follow these instructions:
Call the Wellesley Free Library at 781-235-1610 ext. 1104 during their open hours.
Verify your name, Wellesley College mailing address, and college e-mail.
They will provide you with your card number and PIN.
Download and install the app, available for phones and tablets (you can also watch on a computer at wellesleylib.kanopy.com).