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Video/Audio Material

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Video/Audio Material
Restricted Resource = Emmanuel Faculty, Staff & Students only

Video Collections
  • American History in Video Restricted Resource
    Provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion.
  • Kanopy (Emmanuel users) Restricted Resource
    Kanopy is a streaming video resource with a board 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, Documentary Education Resources. Kanopy’s website makes it easy to watch, share and discuss films across campus.
  • Swank Digital Campus Restricted Resource
    Watch feature films on many topics. You will only see films that Emmanuel currently licenses.
    Note: Faculty can register for an Instructor Account to browse the entire Swank catalog, request movies, and access watch links for use in ECLearn.
  • Nurse Theorists Video Series Restricted Resource
    This series explores the life work and stories of nursing's premier scholars. Each video features a modern theorist and includes video interviews in which the theorist discusses her life, the evolution of her work and its impact on nursing practice and education. Videos include a bibliography of each theorists' writings and a resource list of helpful websites and organizations.
    Note: Collection includes Nurse Theorists - Portraits of Excellence Volumes I, II & III and Nurse Theorists - Excellence in Action

  • Internet Archive: Moving Image Archive Unrestricted Resource
    "[C]ontains digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts."
    • Feature Film Collection of more than 3,900 films in the public domain, searchable by title, topic, genre, publication date
    • LibriVox Free Audiobook Collection of more than 8,700 audio books, searchable
    • Live Music Archive, more than 147,000 items browsable by year, artist, publication date
    • Old Time Radio, more than 2,400 historical radio programs, searchable by title, topic, date

  • OpenCulture.com Unrestricted Resource
    Cultural and educational media found scattered across the web, curated to create this gateway to free feature films (film noir, sci-fi, classics, historical documentaries); science videos, audio books, and more.
Databases with Video and/or Audio Files
  • Gale in Context: Biography Restricted Resource
    • Go to Advanced Search.
    • Limit Content Type to Videos or Audio,
  • Library of Congress
    • Film/Video/Audio:
      • In the search box, limit format to Films, Videos or Audio Recordings and use appropriate search terms, or none to browse.
      • In the results list, limit the Online Formats found in the left menu to Video or Audio.
    • Webcasts/Podcasts:
      • Under Ways to connect at the very bottom of the page, click on Podcasts or Video & Webcasts.
      • On the Podcasts page, browse by category in the left menu. On the Webcasts page, search using the Webcast Pages search box at the top right hand corner in addition to browsing by category.
  • Literature Online (ProQuest) Restricted Resource
    • From the Texts menu at the top of the page, select Video and Audio.
    • Options include Poets on Screen, Shakespeare Audio Plays, and Poetry Archive Audio.
  • ProQuest Central Restricted Resource
    • Go to the Advanced Search.
    • Limit the Document Type  to Audio/Video Clip.
      Note: It is not possible to specify video OR audio in file selection.
  • The Public Domain Review
    Features a selection of materials in the public domain, including film and audio collections that date back as far as the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.
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