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Now Available: Alexander Street Press Streaming Videos

Oregon State University Library patrons now have access to the Academic Video Online (AVON) collection from Alexander Street Press. AVON provides access to over 63,000 streaming videos on a wide array of subjects ranging from arts, education, travel, How-to, travel, STEM topics. Users can also find and view documentaries, news programs, short clips, feature films, from popular producers such as BBC, A&E, PBS, American Academy of Pediatrics, 60 Minutes, and much more.

 

All AVON videos are closed captioned and have transcripts that come in multiple languages. You can learn more about AVON and its platform by visiting http://proquest.libguides.com/avon

 

Kanopy Streaming Video is here!

Kanopy is a streaming video resource with a collection of over 26,000 films on every subject imaginable and from leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, HBO California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, BBC, First Run Features, The Video Project, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Education Resources. Kanopy’s website makes it easy to watch, share and discuss films across campus.

The platform is fully compatible with screen reader technology, and all of Kanopy’s films are closed-captioned and have transcripts available. In addition, Public performance rights are included!!

Check out Kanopy’s platform and list of streaming videos. Also, please refer to our Kanopy LibGuide for additional information.

Please tell us what you think. Comments on these resources can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

 

 

World Cinema Streaming Video Collection: Closed Captions Added

Closed Captions are now available on many of the 399 classic and contemporary feature films in the World Cinema Streaming Video Collection that are not already subtitled. In addition, most of the films with closed captions also now have searchable, interactive transcripts.

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Here are just a few of the many titles that now contain closed captions and transcripts:

Trial Database – Music Online: Listening

This OSU Trial runs through 10/30/2015.

Please tell us what you think. Comments on these resources can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

Music Online: Listening is a comprehensive, high-quality streaming audio collection of music. This ever-expanding collection includes the complete content of Alexander Street’s collections in popular music, classical music, jazz, American song, world music, and the Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries. For even more detailed information about the content included in this collection, click HERE.

Now Available: World Cinema Collection

The World Cinema Collection contains over 380 streaming feature films from around the globe. From the silent era to contemporary films, this collection spans over 100 years of international films from Europe, Japan, America, Africa, Latin America, India, China, the Middle East and more. This collection is a useful resource for studying the history of cinema, learning about the cultures of various countries, or improving foreign language skills.

Trial Databases: LGBT Studies in Video & LGBT Thought and Culture

LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subcultures, civil rights, marriage equality, LGBT families, AIDS, transgender issues, religious perspectives on homosexuality, global comparative experiences, and other topics. LGBT Studies in Video provides students and researchers across disciplines a multi-content perspective on the LGBT political, cultural and social movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. It also provides key resources of interest to students and researchers in sociology, anthropology, psychology, counseling, history, political science, gender studies, cultural studies, and religious studies.

 

LGBT Thought and Culture is an online resource hosting books, periodicals, and archival materials documenting LGBT political, social and cultural movements throughout the twentieth century and into the present day. The collection illuminates the lives of lesbians, gays, transgender, and bisexual individuals and the community with content including selections from The National Archives in Kew, materials collected by activist and publisher Tracy Baim from the mid-1980s through the mid-2000s, the Magnus Hirschfeld and Harry Benjamin collections from the Kinsey Institute, periodicals such as En la Vida and BLACKlines, select rare works from notable LGBT publishers including Alyson Books and Cleis Press, as well as mainstream trade and university publishers.

 

These OSU Trials runs through 8/31/2015.

Please tell us what you think. Comments on these resources can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

[EXTENDED] Trial Streaming Video Collection: 60 Minutes Archive

There’s still time to try this collection, and let us know what you think…

The 60 MINUTES: 1997-2014 online collection provides 350 hours of high-definition video from television’s most preeminent news program, including hundreds of segments not available anywhere else in the world. This resource also includes 175 hours of bonus segments from the popular CBS News program Sunday Morning.

This OSU Trial has been extended through 6/30/2015.

Please tell us what you think. Comments on this resource can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

 

Trial Streaming Video Collection: 60 Minutes Archive

The 60 MINUTES: 1997-2014 online collection provides 350 hours of high-definition video from television’s most preeminent news program, including hundreds of segments not available anywhere else in the world. This resource also includes 175 hours of bonus segments from the popular CBS News program Sunday Morning.

This OSU Trial runs through 5/24/2015.

Please tell us what you think. Comments on this resource can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

Trial: Streaming Video Collections from Films On Demand

The Master Academic Collection  and Career & Technical Education Collection (request access credentials) combine to provide over 20,000 streaming videos covering a wide range of categories. The Master Academic Collection covers subject areas such as health & medicine, the humanities, social sciences, biology, engineering, geology, geography, physical sciences, mathematics, economics, and business. These high-quality videos are produced by well-known production companies such as BBC,  PBS, A&E, National Geographic, ABC, NBC, TED, CBC, and more.  The Career & Technical Education Collection provides an assortment of videos covering topics such as career & job search, technical education, guidance & counseling, and family & consumer sciences.  Featuring exclusive producers such as Shopware, Cambridge Educational, and Meridian Education, this collection also meets Perkins guidelines.

This OSU Trial runs through 9/14/2014.

Please tell us what you think. Comments on this resource can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

Trial Streaming Videos – VAST: Academic Video Online

VAST: Academic Video Online is a multidisciplinary collection of videos hosted by Alexander Street Press that touches on the curriculum needs of virtually every department. It provides thousands of titles available covering a wide range of topics such architecture, business, economics, health, history, literature, political science, psychology religion and many more. VAST allows students and researchers alike to analyze unique and valuable content from over 500 producers and distributors around the world.

This OSU Trial runs through 10/14/2014.

Please tell us what you think. Comments on this resource can be submitted on the electronic resource evaluation form.

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