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Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press)
Combines the following electronic resources into a single interface:
American History in
Video, Counseling and Therapy in Video, Ethnography in Video, Opera in
Video, and Theatre
A collection of streaming videos that cover architectural history, styles, and buildings.
Criterion On Demand USA
A video streaming site that offers Hollywood feature films, both newly released and classics. For technical specifications / problems, please go to the reference guide on Streaming Video.
Films can be viewed individually or put on Blackboard, but cannot be shown in group showings by campus organizations or other university units outside of class.
Filmakers Library Online
Provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum-race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.
Films On Demand: Digital Education Video -- Master Academic Collection
Films On Demand: Master Academic Collection, a collection of over 16,000 educational streaming videos in the Humanities and Sciences. Sources include Films Media Group, PBS, Nova, National Geographic, and many others.
Ideas Roadshow is a new multimedia venture that produces videos and eBooks of detailed conversations with some of the most knowledgeable and original thinkers throughout the arts and sciences.
A video streaming site offering education films and documentaries, both by individual title and collection.
March of Time
Provides access to the complete archive of The March of Time films
produced by Time Inc. from 1935 to 1967. The March of Time was a
newsreel series offered in movie theaters and television.
Media Education Foundation
A video streaming collection of documentary films focused on inspiring critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media.
Michael Blackwood Collection of Architecture and Structural Engineering
A collection of streaming videos that cover architectural concepts, famous architects, and structural design concepts with emphasis on current developments in the field.
New Day Digital
Growing video streamed collection of independantly produced Social-Issue documentaries.
A video streaming collection of broadcast-quality library and information management training videos.
New World Cinema :Independent Features and Shorts
1990 to Present
Includes over 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, and Global Lens. There are also some 50 award winning short films. All films were presented at major film festivals, many were nominated for awards, and many have won major awards. Films include the Oscar-nominated Twilight Samurai, directed by Yoji Yamada, and Oscar-nominated The Scent of Green Papaya, directed by Tran Anh Hung. Collectively the films in the database have won more than 1,000 awards.
Residence Life Cinema
A video streaming site that offers Hollywood feature films, many newly released and a few classics. For technical specifications / problems, please go to the reference guide on Streaming Video.
Note: The films are only usable on campus and only for individual or residence hall use.
Theatre in Video
From the most important productions of Shakespeare to rare in-depth
footage focusing on
the work of Samuel Beckett, Theatre in Video, when complete, will
offer more than 500
hours of online streaming video, available electronically for the
first time. With live
television broadcasts of New York productions from the 50s, revivals
of classic works and
experimental performances from the 60s and 70s, as well as important
performances, Theatre in Video covers a wide range of 20th century
theatre history. Unlike
Hollywood adaptations, these are the actual original productions,
captured and recorded
while performed for a live theatre audience.
American History in Video
Online collection of video documenting events in American history.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
Provides a large online collection of video for the study of social
psychology, and psychiatric counseling.
Education in Video
An online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing
teachers. Education in Video can be searched with other discipline-specific video collections
via Academic Video
Ethnographic Video Online
This streaming video collection provides the largest, most
comprehensive resource for the
study of human culture and behavior. It covers every region of the
world and features the
work of many influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century,
previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and
more. The collection's
wealth of video and multiplicity of perspectives allow students and
scholars to see,
experience, and study the films in ways never before possible.
Opera in Video
Opera in Video is a streaming video database that will contain 250 of
the most important
opera performances, captured on video through staged productions,
Popular Culture in Britain & America, 1950-1975: Rock and Roll Counterculture, Peace and Protest
Explores the dynamic period of social, political and cultural change
between 1950 and 1975 in Britain and the U.S. Full-text of documents,
images, and video.
Silent Film Online
Silent Film Online contains 250 streaming online titles and will more
than double in size by completion. Together, these films represent the
foundation of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully
curated by Alexander Street’s editors and Video Advisory Board, the
collection covers silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the
1890s to the 1930s. It includes the most complete, authoritative
versions of the highest quality from leading distributors.