Alkek Library is excited to share the news about adding Films on Demand a streaming media database. Video collections include Career & Job Search, Technical Education, Guidance & Counseling, Family & Consumer Science and a growing collection of individually selected titles in various fields. Many titles are purchased and some are available via the subscription to the database for 3 years when at that time we wil review the most heavily viewed videos to determine whether or not to purchase.
At this time there are over 160 purchased titles that can be found by searching the catalog. Here is the list.
Facuclty & Departments can help the library develop a strong streaming media collection by submitting requests for more titles at the selection site: http://films.com/digitallanding.aspx. The search interface allows you to limit to streaming media type. Submit new titles by using the Collection Development order request form.
You can also Create personal login to save favorite video segments or playlists with custom URLs for use in lesson plans or TRACS. See the User Documentation for more information.
Films dealing with the following subjects are included in the database:
- Area Studies
- Art & Architecture
- Criminal Justice
- English & Language Arts
- Philosophy & Religion
- Political Science
- American Government
- Social Work
- Women's Studies
- World Languages