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Access to thousands of pages of McGraw-Hill content from such renowned resources as Perry's Handbook for Chemical Engineers and Marks' Standard Handbook for Mechanical Engineers. Also includes: powerful search tools, interactive tables and graphs, instructive videos and student study guides, time-saving curriculum guides, and global engineering news.
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Watch full episodes of the PBS series American Experience, which "brings to life the incredible characters and epic stories that have shaped America's past and present". Includes transcripts and teacher's resources.
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American History in Video includes commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries that allow students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation, over time. It includes over 6,000 videos with a run-time of over 1,600 hours.
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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.
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Annenberg Media videos are intended for use by teachers, but many are ideal for use in the classroom or for viewing at home. Videos with a VoD icon are available for streaming (click on the program title to see if it has the icon).
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The Archaeology Channel is a streaming-media website for sharing the important messages of archaeology and indigenous peoples. The site includes a Teacher Resources area that includes lesson plans and other kinds of information designed to assist teachers in employing archaeology in the classroom.
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Documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms and providing the context necessary for critical analysis. Includes coverage of the Renaissance, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Modern, and Contemporary Art. In addition to art history and theory, the collection addresses applied topics such as architectural and graphic design.
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Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection delivers over 300 important dramatic works in streaming audio from the archive of the nation's premiere radio theatre company, L.A. Theatre Works. The plays, which include some of the most significant dramatic literature of the 19th, 20th, and 21st centuries, are performed by leading actors from around the world and recorded specifically for online listening. Includes plays by Shakespeare, Chekhov, Arthur Miller, and more.
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Streaming video of all the plays of Shakespeare. Originally broadcast on BBC2 between 1978 and 1985.
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Black Studies in Video features award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews, and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Perspectives collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations.
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Books 24x7 includes books and videos covering IT, technology, and engineering. Included are many thousands of engineering books (e.g., electrical and electronic engineering, materials science, and telecommunications) and IT and technical books (e.g., programming languages, internet and web development, and databases). More than 3,000 videos, primarily covering software design and development, web development and graphic design, and operating systems and servers are also included.
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Interviewer and broadcast journalist Charlie Rose engages America's best thinkers, writers, politicians, athletes, entertainers, business leaders, scientists and other newsmakers in one-on-one interviews and roundtable discussions. Episodes and segments are available back as far as 1993.
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When complete, Classical Music in Video will contain 1,000 hours of classical music performances and masterclasses captured on video -- approximately 1,500 performances in all. The collection will contain performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world.
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An online video collection for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Contains over 700 videos of counseling and therapy sessions. Videos can be searched and browsed; all include transcripts. Users can save clips and make and share playlists of selections.
See also: Counseling and Therapy in Video, Vol.2 and Counseling and Therapy in Video, Vol. 3
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OpenDOAR is an authoritative directory of more than 1,800 academic open access repositories. As well as providing a simple repository list, OpenDOAR lets you search for repositories or search repository contents. The current directory lists repositories and allows breakdown and selection by a variety of criteria (e.g., subject area, content type, and country).
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Ethnographic Video Online covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century. 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, as well as sex, gender, and family roles. Indexed to enable cross-cultural comparisons. The collection also makes it easy to analyze how the practice of and discourse surrounding visual anthropology have changed over time.
See also Ethnographic Video Online, Vol. 2
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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.
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Films on Demand provides streaming video programs in Windows Media and QuickTime formats.
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Folkstreams is an online national preserve of hard-to-find documentary films about American folk or roots cultures. The films were produced by independent filmmakers in an age that began in the 1960s and was made possible by the development of portable cameras and the capacity for synch sound. These films focus on the culture, struggles, and arts of unnoticed Americans from many different regions and communities.
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FRONTLINE is a weekly PBS documentary program "covering the scope and complexity of the human experience". View full episodes as far back as 1985. The Frontline site includes lesson plans and activities to accompany use of the documentaries in the classroom.
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Harmathèque is a French language resource that contains more than 26,000 e-books, 17,000 articles, 400 films, and 600 audio files. A wide range of subject areas in the humanities and social sciences is covered, and novels and children's books are also included.
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The IEEE eLearning Library delivers more than 300 courses in core and emerging technologies that provide students, faculty, and professionals the best educational courses from IEEE conferences and workshops around the world.
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Added June 2014
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JoVE Chemistry includes fundamental and applied research that investigates molecular interactions, properties, and structure. The following core divisions are included: analytical, organic, organometallic, inorganic, bioinorganic, and biochemistry. JoVE Chemistry also includes the design and preparation of materials and small molecules for advanced or unique applications.
Added April 2014
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Line of Duty Learning contains hundreds of videos related to law enforcement. Real-life video along with analysis from officers involved and highly regarded law enforcement teachers and trainers are used to demonstrate concepts.
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The Living Room Candidate includes more than 300 commercials from every presidential election since 1952.
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Time Inc.'s unique and controversial newsreel series that ran from 1935 to 1967. The newsreels have been restored to their original luster by HBO Archives, allowing viewers to experience these historic newsreels as audiences did in earlier decades. The most unusual feature of the films was the re-creation or staging of events that had taken place, but had not been photographed by newsreel cameras.
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NBC's Meet the Press is broadcast television's longest-running program. Included are interviews, panels, and debates from across the political spectrum along with transcripts. Upon completion, the collection will include every surviving program from the show's beginning in 1947 through the end of 2013 — roughly 1,600 hours of programming.
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Added January 2014
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Moving Image Archive at the Internet Archive includes thousands of movies, films, and videos from such topics as animation, technology, full-length feature films and classic shorts, open source movies, sports videos, and video game videos. Many videos are available for free download.
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More than 300 videos from the Apollo Missions to the most recent space shuttle and space station missions.
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A selection of historical video clips from the National Archives. Includes NASA History, United Newsreel motion pictures, and Department of the Interior motion pictures.
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Nearly 300 videos and video clips from National Geographic about the environment, music, science, travel, and culture.
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This collection brings together a complete archive of National Geographic magazine — every page of every issue — along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images, and videos.
Nature  
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Full episodes of the PBS series Nature back to 2008. Also included are fun interactive content, teacher lesson plans, behind-the-scenes video exclusives with filmmakers and producers, and more.
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Naxos Video Library is a performing arts video library with over 1,375 operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, films, and musical tours of historic places. It includes the Naxos DVD label, Opus Arte, Arthaus, Dacapo, EuroArts, and other labels and is continuously updated to offer the best selection of performing arts videos.
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PBS TV and web newsmagazine with the most compelling stories of the week and of our times. Every Friday night nationwide and all week long on the web.
NOVA  
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Watch full episodes of NOVA, PBS' series about science and technology. Included are episodes as far back as 1996 and teacher guides.
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NOW on PBS is a weekly newsmagazine composed of documentary segments and interviews about the most important issues facing democracy, including media policy, corporate accountability, civil liberties, the environment, politics, social responsibility, and foreign affairs. Includes video back at least to 2004, transcripts to 2002, and ideas for using NOW in classrooms.
Note: The last episode of NOW aired on April 30, 2010 and was replaced with Need to Know.
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The NewsHour was the nation's first hour-long nightly broadcast of national news and has received virtually every significant award for quality television and outstanding journalism. The Online NewsHour includes shows and transcripts as far back as 1996. Also includes teacher resources, including lesson plans.
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PBS Video Collection features films from the series Frontline, American Experience, NOVA, Great Performances, America in Primetime, American Masters, e2, and Odyssey. Includes works by Ken Burns, Michael Wood, and other filmmakers.
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Added May 2014
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Psychological Experiments Online pairs audio and video recordings of quintessential experiments in psychology with thousands of pages of primary-source documents. It's packed with exclusive and hard-to-find materials, including notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, and final reports on topics from obedience to authority and from conformity to operant conditioning.
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Added May 2014
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The Visual History Archive contains 52,000 digitized video interviews with Holocaust survivors. The interviews were conducted in 56 different countries, in 32 different languages. Each interview is fully indexed and allows a viewer to search for relevant portions of interviews.
The Visual History Archive is only accessible on the UM Ann Arbor, Dearborn and Flint campuses. If you are off campus, you will be directed to the USC Shoah Foundation Institute Visual History Archive Online, which allows searching of the full database and access to a small number of sample testimonies in English.
• Users must register and create a workspace to view interviews.
• Some interviews need to be requested 24 hours in advance.
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Silent Film Online brings together films that represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. The database covers silent features, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. Includes classics such as Birth of a Nation, Intolerance, The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari, and Battleship Potemkin.
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Tavis Smiley is a PBS television show that covers news, issues, and entertainment, featuring interviews with artists, activists, news makers, politicians, and everyday people. Episodes are available back to 2004.
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Provides streaming video access to original productions of plays, along with film documentaries on the subject of theater.
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"A collection of public affairs lectures, panels and events from academic institutions all over the world - for you to view, listen to, stream or download."
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Washington Week is the longest-running primetime news & public affairs program on television. The program features a group of journalists participating in roundtable discussion of major news events. The video archive is searchable and includes shows as far back as 2000 while transcripts are available back to 2008.
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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. Unparalleled geographical and chronological coverage delivers the sights, sounds, artifacts, and histories from around the world straight to your desktop. Included are many of the documentaries most frequently used today in university-level classes teaching history, civilization, and documentary film.
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The full run of newsreels on significant historical events from throughout the 20th century. Includes the "March of Time" series, and selected videos from American History in Video and World History in Video, but adds new material from France, Japan, the Netherlands, and other countries throughout the world.
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