1
Night School
Night School

Lee Child

2
Late Show
Late Show

Michael Connelly

3
Into the Water
Into the Water

Paula Hawkins

4
Sleeping in the Ground
5
Camino Island
Camino Island

John Grisham

6
Munich
Munich

Robert Harris

7
Diary of a Wimpy Kid
8
Insidious Intent
Insidious Intent

Val McDermid

9
Damaged
Damaged

Martina Cole

10
A Legacy of Spies
A Legacy of Spies

John Le Carré

1 - 5
6 - 10
*Data supplied by and copyright to Nielsen BookScan, taken from the LibScan panel for period ending 02/05/2017.

Music, Audio and Video

 All from Alexander Street Press

Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection

The collection contains hundreds of important dramatic works in streaming audio from. The plays—which include some of the most significant dramatic literature of the nineteenth, twentieth, and twenty-first centuries—are performed by leading actors from around the world and recorded specifically for online listening.

Classical Music Library

This online collection includes over 100,000 tracks from the world’s greatest classical music labels. Coverage ranges from medieval to contemporary, with choral works, symphonies, operas, the avant-garde, vocal and instrumental music, chamber music, and many other forms.

Contemporary World Music

Search, click, and listen to over 200,000 tracks of reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres. There is also traditional music—Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

Dance in Video

From the ballets of Stravinsky to documentaries on William Forsythe and Merce Cunningham, and spanning the 1950s to today, this collection will include hundreds of hours of streaming video available electronically for the first time. The collection covers ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance.

Jazz Music Library

The largest and most comprehensive collection of jazz available online—with thousands of jazz artists, ensembles, albums, and genres from the most important record labels.

Music Online: listening

the gateway to Alexander Street Press’ music listening databases.  Included in the collection are the following databases:

American Song                                                                                  

Classical Music Library                                                                                  

Contemporary World Music                                                                            

Jazz Music Library                                                                             

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

Opera in Video

More than 500 hours of streaming video, available online for the first time. Classic performances from the top opera companies and documentaries on specific operas, composers, and companies cover the full range of operatic composition, from the Baroque to the twentieth century.

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries

A virtual encyclopedia of the world's musical and aural traditions.  The collection includes an extraordinary array of more than 40,000 individual tracks of music, spoken word, and natural and human-made sounds.

Theatre in Video

More than 250 of the world’s most important plays, together with more than 100 video documentaries, online in streaming video—more than 500 hours and still growing.

World History in Video

This online collection of streaming video will give faculty, students, and history lovers access to more than 1,750 important, critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide. A rich survey of human history from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Berlin Wall, World History in Video is truly global in scope, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania.

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