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  • See: Alexander Street Press 

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  • Educational science and history DVDs....plus the BBC Shakespeare Collection and other

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  • This collection contains commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries covering all aspects of American history.

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  • Indexes 340 of the world's academic and popular film journals from 1972 to the present.  It was created by the International Federation of Film Archives (FIAF) and  includes the International Index to TV Periodicals; Treasures from the Film Archives, which identifies silent film holdings in archives around the world, and the International Directory of Film/TV Documentation Collections.

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  • This database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for hundreds of publications (and selected coverage of 300), as well as full text for hundreds of journals and books. Also includes Variety movie reviews from 1914 to present and over 36,300 images from the MPTV Image Archive.

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  • Provides access to three databases--the catalogs of the American Film Institute (AFI Catalog), and the British Film Institute (Film Index International), and the FIAF international index to film periodicals plus databases.

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  • This web-based digital video delivery service allows users to view streaming videos from Films Media Group 24/7. Choose from more than 20,000+ educational titles in dozens of subject areas. Special features allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, share playlists, personalize folders and manage their entire collection through an administrative reporting system.

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  • A streaming video on-demand service which provides access to educational films.

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  • A project to digitize public domain journals in the history of film, radio, and sound recordings covering the years 1903 to 1995.

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  • Provides expert commentary. Subject coverage includes: African Studies, American Literature, Anthropology, Art History, Chinese Studies, Cinema & Media Studies, Classics, Latino Studies, International Law, International Relations, and Sociology.

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  • Streaming video collection overing Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania. To search American History in Video and World History in Video together, please click here.

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