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Sidney Martin Library


Elizabeth Watson Audiovisual Unit

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LOCATION: Behind the Leslie Robinson building’s main entrance foyer.
The over 12, 000 items in the visual/audio resources collection provide unique research support for students and faculty of the Cave Hill Campus of the University of the West Indies, while capturing the intangible cultural heritage of the islands of the Caribbean and beyond. The collection consists of a range of audio-visual items covering most disciplines taught at Cave Hill. Formats include:
  • DVDs
  • CD-Roms
  • Compact Disks
  • Film Strips
  • Lantern Slides
  • Post Cards
  • Reel to Reel Tapes
  • Sound Tapes
  • Video Cassettes
  • Vinyl Discs
Please note that the music collection is for in-house reference use only.
Clients are encouraged to call/visit the Elizabeth Watson Audiovisual Unit (246) 417-4200 to make full use of our booking system to view and/or listen to materials. Persons who walk in to view and/or listen to materials will be accommodated based on availability of stations.

The Olga Lopes Seale (OLS) Project

The OLS digital archive pays homage to the life and work of a woman who Barbadians and Guyanese consider the “Mother Teresa of the Caribbean.“    Access to the digital OLS archive is available here: OLS Project
Access to the catalogue of library materials available in the Elizabeth Watson Audiovisual Unit is through the Sidney Martin Library’s Online Catalogue.



Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m.


Monday to Friday, 9:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.


Weekends and public holidays
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