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60 minutes : 1997-2014

Provides streaming video access to the 60 Minutes news show archive for the third and fourth decades of this long -running news show. Includes transcripts of the videos for ease of citation, and a citation export feature. Topics covered include international and national news, politics, women’s studies, society and culture, and many more. Also included are segments from the CBS show CBS Sunday Morning. Features include browsing by subject, keyword (with additional limiters to narrow the results), discipline-based pages for starting points, and the ability to create clips for playlists and inclusion in Canvas for viewing by students

Date Coverage:
1997-2014
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Full Text
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Academic video online

Brings together on a single cross-searchable platform a completely integrated online repository of Alexander Street Press video titles. Includes newsreels, award- winning documentaries, field recordings, interviews, lectures, training videos, and exclusive primary footage. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Multimedia
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American history in video

Provides access to video of events in American history. Videos are from educational, public affairs, archival, newsreel, and commercial sources. Provides both the video and a complete transcript of the video; the transcript is fully searchable; searching within a video and viewing only the relevant section is also possible. Browse by subjects, eras, people, places, events, or historical eras from 1492 - 2000. Simple and advanced search features available. Create a free account to save playlists or clips and to receive RSS updates on new material added to the resource. No separate viewer required; able to send link of video to your mobile device. Playlists may be created in support of courses and may be private, shared within the institution only, or public; numerous playlists already exist (including playlists of analysis tools). Permalinks are available for playlists to embed in websites, Blackboard, etc. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1492-2000
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Multimedia
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American memory

Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning." Primary Source. Library of Congress

Date Coverage:
~1400 - present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

American memory

Provides free and open access through the Internet to written and spoken words, sound recordings, still and moving images, prints, maps, and sheet music that document the American experience. It is a digital record of American history and creativity. These materials, from the collections of the Library of Congress and other institutions, chronicle historical events, people, places, and ideas that continue to shape America, serving the public as a resource for education and lifelong learning." Primary Source. Library of Congress

Date Coverage:
~1400 - present
Content Availability:
Multimedia

American rhetoric

Accesses a searchable online speech bank which indexes a growing database of 5000+ full-text, audio, and video (streaming) versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, and other recorded media events. According to leading scholars of American public address, the top 100 speeches in this website are an index to and partial database of full-text transcriptions of the 100 most significant American political speeches of the 20th century. The site also features speeches from movies, the rhetoric of 9/11, Christian rhetoric, and definitions of 40 different figures of speech, with transcripts and clips of examples

Date Coverage:
Continually updated
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Full Text

Art and architecture in video

Collection of documentaries and interviews illustrating the history, theory, and practice of art, design, and architecture. Includes biographies, profiles of contemporary artists and architects, surveys of art history, aesthetics, theory, criticism, and more, spanning from Greek and Roman forms to modern. Options to create, edit, and share playlists or clips. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1801-1819
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Full Text
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Base

Indexes worldwide open access academic web resources. The Bielefeld Academic Search Engine (BASE) collects and normalizes data from repository servers which use Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI- PMH). BASE discloses web resources of the "Deep Web" which are ignored by commercial search engines or lost within voluminous search results

Date Coverage:
2004-present
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Full Text
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Birds of North America online

Provides scientific information for birds nesting in the USA and Canada, with image and video galleries showing behaviors, habitat, nests, eggs and nestlings, recordings of bird’s songs and calls selected from the collection in Cornell’s Macaulay Library of Natural Sounds. Includes also an extensive bibliography for each species. Updated regularly. Browse by species by name (both common and scientific name) or taxonomy or search by species or keyword

Date Coverage:
Began in 2004?
Content Availability:
Full Text

C-SPAN video library

Records, indexes, and archives all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses. Every C-SPAN program aired since 1987 is contained in the C-SPAN Archives. Programs are indexed and can be searched by subject, speaker names, titles, affiliations, sponsors, committees, categories, formats, policy groups, keywords, and location. The congressional sessions and committee hearings are indexed by person with full text. The video collection can also be browsed by topic or program

Date Coverage:
1984-present
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Multimedia
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Classical music in video

Streaming video files of orchestral, chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances by leading artists and ensembles, as well as masterclasses and interviews with teachers from around the world. The music ranges from the Middle Ages to the 21st century, and the recorded performances are from the 1930s to the present. View on a computer, tablet, or smart phone. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1937 - present
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Multimedia
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Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative

Provides access to digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography

Date Coverage:
Coverage varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Cooperative Digital Resources Initiative

Provides access to digital images of woodcuts, photographs, slides, papyri, coins, maps, postcards, manuscripts, lithographs, sermons, shape-note tune books, and various forms of Christian art, architecture, and iconography

Date Coverage:
Coverage varies
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Counseling and therapy in video

Provides an online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Includes counseling sessions and demonstrations, consultations, lectures/presentations, interviews, instructional material, personal narratives, and documentaries. Browse by subject, therapy type, therapist, themes, and clips. Search transcript and notes, title, series, and date. Includes synchronized transcripts to find clips. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1984 to present
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Full Text
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Dance in video

Dance in Video provides online access to hundreds of hours of dance productions, as well as dozens of documentaries, interviews, and instructional videos. The collection features some of the most influential companies and artists of the twentieth century, and includes a diversity of styles: ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational. Search criteria can include role, genre, ensemble, time period, venue, date of recording, and more. Available features include custom playlists and clips, permanent URLs, and viewing on mobile devices. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
20th - 21st Centuries
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Multimedia
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Digital theatre plus

Provides high-definition recordings of top British theatre, music, and dance productions. A collection of interviews offers insights on acting, directing, design, and tech theatre. A collection of study guides details the context of performances, offers critical analysis of plays, and provides question and activity guides for students. Finally, a set of filmed and written teaching resources offers guides for teaching drama techniques and exercises. Primary Source. DIGITAL THEATRE

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Multimedia
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Entrepreneurship database

Searches worldwide publications and multi-media related to the topic of entrepreneurship. This resource covers a wide array of resources that will be useful to educators, researchers, students, and practitioners. Content ranges from scholarly articles, dissertations, working papers, trade publications, and conference papers to a full tool kit of practical guides, templates, forms, sample business plans, and video clips showing tips from successful entrepreneurs. ProQuest

Date Coverage:
1963 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Ethnographic video online. Volume 1

Provides a visual encyclopedia of human behavior and culture through online streaming video. Contains classic and contemporary documentaries, previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field, and select feature films. Includes footage from every continent and hundreds of unique cultures. Thematic areas include: language and culture; kinesthetics; body language; food and foraging; cooking; economic systems; social stratification and status; caste systems and slavery; male and female roles; kinship and families; political organization; conflict and conflict resolution; religion and magic; music and the arts; culture and personality; and sex, gender, and family roles. Searchable by people, subject, title and transcript/subtitles. Browsable by ethnographer, geographic location, cultural group, subjects, date (1922 to present day), people, content type and clips. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1922 to present
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Full Text
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European library

Provides virtual access to the resources of the 48 national libraries of Europe. Resources are both digital and bibliographical

Date Coverage:
Varies
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Full Text

Expanded academic ASAP

Provides broad coverage of news sources (including video), popular, trade, and scholarly journals on a wide range of topics. Good starting place to find or narrow a topic. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
~1980 - present
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Some Full Text
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Expanded academic ASAP

Provides broad coverage of news sources (including video), popular, trade, and scholarly journals on a wide range of topics. Good starting place to find or narrow a topic. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
~1980 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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Gale opposing viewpoints in context

Combines several sources of information into a single database covering news, current topics, "big issues," and controversies. Indexes and provides abstracts for popular and scholarly articles, news sources, video, reference works, and includes online access to the "Opposing Viewpoints" books. Excellent starting point for shorter research papers, pro/con issues (esp. the "Viewpoints" section), and current issues topics. Browse broad topic areas suggested or search by keyword or advanced search. Limits include document type and year. Excellent maps displaying U.S. demographics on selected topics

Date Coverage:
~1990 - present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Health reference center (InfoTrac)

Provides both full-text materials and references to patient and consumer health information. Includes fitness, pregnancy, medicine, nutrition, diseases, public health, occupational health and safety, alcohol and drug abuse, HMOs, and prescription drugs, beginning from 1980. In addition to academic journals, magazines, books, news, and multimedia are indexed. Search by keyword, author, publisher, etc. Limit by document type, year, etc. Browse by subject or publication. This collection is part of the larger Academic OneFile database. Gale Cengage

Date Coverage:
1980 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text
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History of Christianity

Comprises a six episode, online, macro level documentary history of the Christian faith, written and narrated by historian of Christianity Diarmaid MacCulloch. Each episode consists of five to six Flash 4 video segments that can be viewed individually or cumulatively, as an episode (each episode lasts 59 minutes). This is a supplemental instructional aide rather than a reference work. Given the broad twenty century scope of the work, it is really most useful for overviewing the history of the Christian church rather than delving into specific details. Ambrose Video 2.0

Date Coverage:
33 CE - 2009
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Multimedia
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Human rights studies online

Provides comprehensive, comparative documentation, analysis, and interpretation of major human rights violations and atrocity crimes in the 20th and 21st centuries. Using a case study approach, this resource provides primary and secondary materials across multiple media formats and content types for each selected event

Date Coverage:
Varies
Content Availability:
Full Text

Internet archive

Offers permanent storage and access to collections of digitized materials, including websites, music, moving images, and nearly 3 million public domain books. This internet library's mission is to provide permanent access for researchers, historians, scholars, people with disabilities, and the general public to historical collections that exist in digital format. One feature is the "Wayback Machine," which is an historical archive of preserved web pages

Date Coverage:
C. 1966 - present
Content Availability:
Full Text

JoVE

Provides peer-reviewed scientific videos journal articles. Articles include a full written write up and short videos that present the same material. Access to Behavior, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environment, and Neuroscience

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Full Text

JoVE

Provides peer-reviewed scientific videos journal articles. Articles include a full written write up and short videos that present the same material. Access to Behavior, Biology, Chemistry, Engineering, Environment, and Neuroscience

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N/A
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Full Text

JoVE. Science education database

Provides videos which demonstrate laboratory fundamentals. Access to General Laboratory Techniques, Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and Essentials of Neuroscience

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Multimedia

Kanopy

Provides streaming videos in multiple fields including Business, Fashion, Health & Medicine, History, Latin American Studies, Literature, Music, Political Science, Psychology, and Spirituality. Search by keyword or browse by subject/collection. Users can sign up for individual counts and save playlists and edit clips. Runs on Flash and can be viewed on mobile devices

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N/A
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Multimedia
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MEDLINEplus

Presents up-to-date consumer health care information selected by the U.S. National Library of Medicine. Browse health topics, drugs and supplements, and videos and cool tools. Consult a medical dictionary or encyclopedia or link to directories or organizations. Simple search feature with facets

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text

Meet the press

NBC's Meet the Press is broadcast-television's longest- running program, with interviews, panels and debates from across the political spectrum. The collection includes every surviving program from the show's inception in 1947 through the present day. All programs can be watched in streaming format and are fully searchable. All programs are provided with running transcripts. Programs and clips can be saved to a playlist and shared with others. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1947 - present
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Multimedia
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Met Opera on demand, student access

This collection from New York’s Metropolitan Opera provides performances on video from 1977 to present, some in high-definition. Also included are more than 300 audio -only recordings of live performances dating back as far as 1936. Can be searched by title, composer, vocal artist, and conductor. A synopsis and optional subtitles are provided for each opera; program notes and other supplementary materials are available for some. Library access to this collection does not include the iPad app that is available to individual subscribers

Date Coverage:
1936 to present
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Multimedia
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Music online

Provides a unified platform for searching across all of the Alexander Street Press music databases, including audio, video, scores, and full text. Includes the following databases: African American Music Reference, American Song, Classical Music Library, Classical Music Reference Library, Classical Music in Video, Classical Scores Library, Contemporary World Music, Dance in Video, Garland Encyclopedia of World Music, Jazz Music Library, Opera in Video, and Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
All periods
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Multimedia
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Naxos video library

Provides streaming access to more than 2,000 full-length videos, including classical music concerts, operas, ballets, documentaries, and theatre performances. Search options include composer, artist, and type of performance, as well as roles, production personnel, venues, and festivals. Subtitles are available for some performances, in up to five different languages. Divisions such as scenes and arias can be accessed directly, and custom clips can be created for use in presentations. Two download speeds are offered: 700 Kbps (standard quality) and 2 Mbps (high quality). The latter is comparable to a DVD image

Date Coverage:
1950 to present
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Multimedia
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NBC learn higher ed

NBC Learn, the education arm of NBC News, makes the global resources of NBC News and the historic film and video archive available to teachers, students, schools and universities. The website has digitized stories from the NBC News archives -- one of the largest news archives in the world, dating back to the 1920s. In addition, collections are updated with current events every day, Monday through Friday, with stories from such celebrated programs as NBC Nightly News, the TODAY show, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, as well as the networks of MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo. There are 26 subject areas from economics to environmental sciences. The videos and archival news stories are correlated to state standards and the Common Core, and aligned to more than 25 K-12 and 30 Higher Ed collections

Date Coverage:
1920-present
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Multimedia
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New York Philharmonic digital archives

Comprises a wide variety of items from 1943-1970, including programs, press clippings, business documents, images, film, audio, and video. The Digital Archives also includes images of printed music, such as the conducting scores of Leonard Bernstein and more than 500,000 pages of parts marked by New York Philharmonic musicians. These materials are for study purposes only, not for downloading

Date Coverage:
1943-1970
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Multimedia
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OAIster

Makes available an Open Access Initiative to provide indexing and access to freely available books, journal articles, newspapers, manuscripts, audio files, video files, photographic images, datasets, and theses and dissertations. International in scope. Search by keyword, or use advanced search for author/title/subject search. Results may be limited by format. OCLC

Date Coverage:
All years
Content Availability:
Full Text

Opera in video

Provides access to digital video of 250 opera performances, interviews, and documentaries. Includes works from the Baroque period through the 20th century. Supports mobile access. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
Baroque-Modern
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Multimedia
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Paley Center seminars

Provides access to a video collection of interviews and panel discussions recorded at The Paley Center for Media (formerly the Museum of Television & Radio). The seminars feature industry insiders discussing the processes of television production, the impact of media on contemporary society, and much more. Full transcriptions and detailed indexing allow searching for topics, titles, or speakers. Logging into "My Research" allows for saving items and searches and creating and annotating clips from videos

Date Coverage:
1997-present
Content Availability:
Multimedia
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Pronunciator

Provides interactive, self-paced language learning for 80 languages and ESL for 50 non-English languages. This resource includes audio lessons, interactive textbooks, quizzes, intelligent flashcards, phrasebooks and pronunciation analysis. Your web browser must have Flash installed and JavaScript enabled for full functionality

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Multimedia

Science accelerator

Searches across databases compiled by the Department of Energy from 1948 including DOE Data Explorer; DOE Green Energy; DOE R&D Accomplishments; DOE Technology Transfer; DOEpatents; E-print Network; Energy Citations Database Datasets; Energy Science & Technology Software Center; Science Conference Proceedings; Science Journal sConnector; Science Open Access Journals; Science Cinema; and SciTech Connect. Search by Keyword, Title, Author, and Date. Alerts available. Some full text available

Date Coverage:
1990 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

Science in context

Combines several sources of information into a single database covering popular topics in Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Environmental Science, General Science, Health, Medicine, Math, Engineering, Technology, Physics, Astronomy, and biographies of important scientists. Indexes and provides abstracts for popular and scholarly articles, news sources, video, and reference works. Browse broad topic areas suggested or search by keyword or advanced search. Limits include document type and year. Provides maps displaying U.S. demographics on selected topics

Date Coverage:
1909 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

SciTech premium collection

Provides access to science and engineering research from around the world, including scholarly journals, trade and industry journals, magazines, technical reports, conference proceedings, and government publications. Key subject areas covered include Advanced technologies, Aerospace, Agricultural science, Aquatic science, Atmospheric science, Biological science, Computer science, Earth science, Environmental science, Engineering, Materials science, and Polymer science. Includes the Natural Science Collection and Technology Collection databases. Offers specialized Abstract & Index resources for discovery of relevant scholarly research and technical literature

Date Coverage:
1946 to present
Content Availability:
Some Full Text

September 11 digital archive

Makes available a collection of digital sources related to the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center, the Pentagon, and the crash in Pennsylvania. The archived materials include first-hand accounts, electronic communications such as emails, digital photographs including works of art, and more. The archive contains not only sources directly related to the events themselves but also the public's response to those events. It is searchable by keyword and may be limited to media type (e.g., document, email, story, interview, article, webpage, and more)

Date Coverage:
2001 to June 2004
Content Availability:
Full Text

Silent film online

Brings together films which together represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Covers silent features, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. High quality versions of films have been selected for the collection from leading distributors such as Kino Lorber, Lobster Films, Flicker Alley, and Image Entertainment. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1890s-1930s
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Multimedia
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StatRef

Provides full-text access to information in latest editions of medical, chemical and pharmacological texts, dictionaries, and indexes. Searchable by headings, documents, tables, references, images, and videos. Suggests related concepts. Save notes or consult online healthcare dictionary. Browsable by title

Date Coverage:
N/A
Content Availability:
Full Text

Swank Digital Campus

Provides access to 1000 of the top academic streaming videos and documentaries “solely for the purposes of research, teaching, and private study” (no public performance use). Simple search by film title; use advanced search for names of cast or director. Browse by title, release date, or category (documentary, war, sci-fi, etc.); includes some foreign language films. Links to films and documentaries may be copied and placed in Canvas to assign them for viewing by students. Registration for instructors required on first use (to gain additional functionality) and recommended for students for convenience

Date Coverage:
Date varies
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Multimedia
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Theatre in video. Volume I

Covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history with online streaming video. Includes 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 contemporary performances. Unlike Hollywood adaptations, these are the actual original productions, captured and recorded while performed for a live theatre audience. Plays range from classical Greek to the 20th century. Documentaries include interviews with prominent playwrights and actors as well as specialized subjects. Searchable by productions, documentaries, all people, actors, directors, playwrights, genres, companies, theatres, dates, all subjects, and clips. Play lists and clips may be created and saved. Alexander Street Press

Date Coverage:
1930 to the present day
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Full Text
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Theatre in video. Volume II

A streaming video collection of 400 hours of new, international, and contemporary performances; ground- breaking documentaries; and critical instructional series for theatre and drama programs across the globe, including many new performances from Shakespeare's Globe Theatre collection (Opus Arte), Theatre Arts Films, the BBC, and TMW Media Group

Date Coverage:
N/A
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Multimedia
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Vanderbilt television news archives

Provides a searchable archive of over 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts, including 900,000 abstracts of evening news broadcasts from ABC, NBC, and CBS (August 1968 to present); daily news programs from CNN (1995 to present), FOX News (2004 to present) and ABC Nightline (12 September 1988 to present); and a selection of special programs, including coverage of elections, political conventions, events related to September 11, 2001, and more. Selected streaming video requires the RealOne media player. Video copies of programs with only abstracts are available for a fee

Date Coverage:
1968 to present
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Multimedia
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Victorian popular culture

Discover original posters, books, pamphlets, audio clips, and early film covering various aspects of popular entertainment from Britain and America during the Victorian era. Introductory essays for each of the four collections covering spiritualism to music halls to moving pictures covering 1779 to the early 1930's. Includes a chronology, biographies, glossary, and information on the various special collections which contributed to the resource

Date Coverage:
Late 1700's -1900's
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Full Text

Vocal masterclassics

Indexes video recordings of voice masterclasses that are available online through YouTube and other free sources. It enables detailed searching by voice type, masterclass instructor, composer, song or aria title, and other aspects of the recordings, then provides direct links from search results to the recordings

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N/A
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Multimedia
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World digital library

Provides digital access to primary resources from cultures and countries around the world across all time. Includes books, journals, manuscripts, maps, motion pictures, prints and art, and sound recordings. A joint project of the Library of Congress and U.N.E.S.C.O., the site is arranged visually using a map of the world to indicate the number of culturally significant items available for each 9 geographical groupings. Each item is given a summary description which describes the item and it's cultural importance. The site may also be searched by keyword or browsed by place, time, topic, type of item, or institution. Language options for English, Spanish, Portuguese, French, Arabic, Russian, and Chinese

Date Coverage:
8,000 BCE - 2010 CE
Content Availability:
Multimedia