Films on Demand (Infobase Publishing)This link opens in a new windowStreaming video covering a wide range of subjects across the spectrum of college and university curricula. These videos include public performance rights that allow them to be used in the educational setting.
Funding source: Statewide allocation
Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press)This link opens in a new windowAcademic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 62,000 video titles spanning the wide range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. Funding source: FLVC group license
Opposing Viewpoints (Gale)This link opens in a new windowA database of information on social issues. Access viewpoint articles, topic overviews, primary sources, links to websites, and full-text articles from academic journals as well as magazines and newspapers. PRO TIPS: At the top of every topic page is an overview of the subject. You can also search within results on the topic pages to narrow down your topic. At the bottom of the pages are related topics, if you need to expand your search.
Issues & Controversies (Infobase Publishing)This link opens in a new windowA database of current topics research information, including pros and cons of hot issues, newspaper editorials, statisitcs, photosm graphics, and selected historical primary sources. PRO TIPS: On the right side of the issue debate page is a table of contents or filter menu. At the bottom of the pro/con article page, find additional sources, keywords, bibliographies, and more.
GreenFILE (EBSCO)This link opens in a new windowA database of sources from scholarly and general periodicals, and government documents, on topics related to climate change, pollution, renewable energy, recycling, and more. PRO TIPS: Narrow down to full text, scholarly journals, publication range, subject, and other source types (magazines, reports, etc.) on the search results page. Once you’ve found and selectedan item, you can often find subjects and keywords listed that you might not have thought to use in your search. You can also use that item’s bibliography or references, if provided, to find more related sources.
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