Academic Video Online

February 2015 Database of the Month Academic Video Online: Premium  is Alexander Street’s most comprehensive video subscription, an ever-growing resource that comprises content from 39 full video collections and 8 bonus discipline clusters. Titles in every collection and cluster within Academic Video Online: Premium have been carefully selected to meet departmental needs and include documentaries, interviews, performances, […]

Kanopy streaming video collections

November 2014 Database of the Month Kanopy  is a streaming video platform that allows the library to choose from thousands of videos from leading producers around the world. FAU’s current collections are listed below. Kanopy offers videos in a variety of subject areas, including arts, business, education, health, humanities, media/communications, and sciences. Users can make video clips […]

Psychological Experiments Online

October 2014 Database of the Month Psychological Experiments Online is a multimedia online resource that synthesizes the most important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries. The collection pairs  audio and video recordings of the original experiments (when existent) with primary-source documents such as Stanley Milgram’s films and personal papers and Philip Zimbardo’s detailed notes from the […]

LGBT Studies in Video

November 2013 Database of the Month LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and […]

New in Streaming Video

The FAU Libraries have purchased additional content for existing streaming video collections, as well as added new collections.  Two new volumes have been added to the series, Counseling and Therapy in Video, enhancing the collection with emerging topics and featuring distinguished therapists. High-value archival material has been added to Ethnographic Video Online, and influential issue-based […]

New DVDs

Week of January 9, 2012 New Documentary DVDs In the News: Academy Award Nominations for Best Documentary won’t be announced until January 24th. Until then, enjoy one of these films that have been recently added to the Media Center. Highlight: There Once Was an Island: Te Henua e Nnoho, directed by FAU faculty member, Briar […]

Classical Music Library – May Database of the Month

Classical Music Library is a fully searchable classical music resource — a comprehensive collection of distinguished classical recordings from renowned classical music labels such as EMI, Decca and Deutsche Grammophon. You can also search Classical Music Library along with other music reference databases at Music Online. Especially useful features are the Playlists and clip-making tools […]

Remembering Poetry the Rest of the Year

At the close of National Poetry Month, April 2009, we would like to leave you with some audio thoughts that may encourage further exploration. Some may feel that poetry is inaccessible, but finding the right poem, or the right way a poet describes a poem, can open you up to reinterpreting the mundane. Below are some DVD’s about poetry, […]

Spirit Award Winning Films in the Library

As the first event to honor independent film exclusively, Film Independent’s Spirit Awards has made a name for itself as the premier awards event for the independent film community. It’s a celebration of the spirited pioneers who bring a unique vision to filmmaking.  See Film Independent’s Spirit Awards for a complete description.   This years […]