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.
Come see our DVD and CD collections on the “new”3rd floorReserves, Periodicals, and Media area or for short, RPM. We have a lot of great resources some folks in the university community may be unaware of. For example, did you know about these?
Attention movie lovers!
We have recent titles like Slumdog Millionaire and Rachel Getting Married, along with classics in our Criterion collection and a lot of other favorites. Come on up and browse the shelves or search the catalog, choosing “DVD” under Material Type. You can search by title, year, actor’s name, key word, or if you want to browse everything we have in the collection, just type an asterisk (*) in the search box. You can check out up to 4 DVDs at a time.
Attention commuters! Did you know we have CD’s: Music, audio books, and language courses?
We have lots of great audio books on CD, both educational and entertaining. Listen to Booker T. Washington’s Up From Slavery, the “Blockbuster Bestseller,” Everything She Ever Wanted by Ann Rule, or how about a hearing a lecture about the Story of the Human Language? Search “Audiobook on CD” under Material Type in the catalog or browse the shelves yourself, behind the reserve counter.
Music choices include Bach to Bob Dylan, Willie Nelson and Tejano collections. Search “Music on CD” under Material Type in the catalog, or browse the shelves yourself, behind the reserve counter.
Want to learn a new language or practice what you’ve learned? We have CD language sets for Spanish, Italian, Japanese, and many others. Come and browse behind the reserves counter.
Stay tuned for more from the 3rd floor! Next: Popular magazines and newspapers