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Videos: Streaming video collections

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On this page you will find information on and links to the multidisciplinary streaming video collections Academic Videos Online: Premium and Films on Demand; the documentary "Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising's Image of Women" and other films in the Kanopy collection from MEF Digital; and specialized collections including BBC Shakespeare Plays from Ambrose Video and a video clip collection from INTELECOM Search Center - Academic Collection.

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Academic Video Online: Premium


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Academic Video Online: Premium

Content:

More than 16,500 titles. Updated monthly.

Note: This collection replaced VAST: Academic Videos Online. This collection includes videos in VAST and many more.

Subject Areas:

American History, Area Studies, Art & Architecture, Black Studies, Business & Economics, Classical Music, Counseling & Therapy,  Criminal Justice & Public Safety, Current Affairs, Dance, Education, Ethnic Studies, Ethnography, Film Studies, Gay & Lesbian Studies, Health, Humanities, Opera, Psychology, Rehabilitation Therapy, Religion & Philosophy, Science, Sports Medicine and Exercise Science, Theater, Women's & Gender Studies, World History, and World Language & Literature

Kanopy


Database name for citation purposes:

Kanopy

BBC Shakespeare Plays


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Ambrose Video

Content:

full-length close-captioned videos of 37 Shakespeare tragedies and comedies

Description:

Created for BBC television from 1978-1985. Plays are viewable in their entirety or by act. Includes performances by Sir John Gielgud, Ben Kingsley, Claire Bloom, Helen Mirren, Anthony Hopkins, Michael York, Alan Richman, John Cleese and Derek Jacobi.

Films on Demand


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Films on Demand

Content:

full-length close-captioned streaming videos in Flash and HTML5 formats

Subjects Areas:

Anthropology, Area Studies, Art & Architecture, Biology, Business & Economics, Communications, Computers & Technology, Criminal Justice, Earth Science, Education, English & Language Arts, Environmental Science, Geography, Health & Medicine, History, Mathematics, Music & Dance, Philosophy & Religion, Physical Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and World Languages. 

Description:

Videos from Ken Burns, BBC, Frontline, History, NOVA, Modern Marvels, Bill Moyers, PBS, TED, NBC News, American Experience, ABC Nightline, Cambridge Educational, and more.

Technical requirements:

details on technical requirements for Films on Demand videos available

INTELECOM Search Center - Academic Collection


Database name for citation purposes:

INTELECOM Online Resources Network

Content:

short video-clips

Subjects:

Multi-disciplinary