LinkedIn Learning (LIL) provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering a variety of topics such as software training, business and creative skills, and study skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, LIL is a high-quality resource for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, educational technology, social media, coding, and a wide range of other topics.
Newsreels 1929-1975 captures full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the twentieth century. Produced from 1929 through the early post-Vietnam war period, these films provide a unique resource that will give scholars and students real insight into how people learned about and lived through the events that occurred during this period of history.
New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990–Present includes over 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, and Global Lens. There are also some 50 award winning short films. All films were presented at major film festivals, many were nominated for awards, and many have won major awards.
This collection includes documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service covering many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. Includes Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and many films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.
With O’Reilly for Higher Education (formerly known as Safari), libraries can now give students a competitive advantage in the classroom and beyond with access to the most current knowledge, trends, conversations, and real-world experiences in business and technology. Exclusively available to academic libraries through ProQuest on an unlimited user and content model, O’Reilly includes tech and business content from more than 250 publishers - along with videos, case studies, expert-curated learning paths and self-assessments on exclusive O'Reilly-produced content from world-renowned innovators and corporate leaders.
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Silent Film Online brings together films which represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated with ASP’s Video Advisory Board, the database covers silent features, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.
SpringerLink is a collection of e-books covering topics in technology, sciences and medicine. The COD Library provides access to titles published between 2005-2010. Recent materials on these subjects can be located using the COD library catalog.
Chapters from this collection can be downloaded in PDF to read offline.
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