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Alexander Street Press Academic Videos

video
Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    High quality streaming educational videos provided by Alexander Street Press.

American Rhetoric

sound
video
Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
Access: 
Open Access
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    This broad ranging web site exploring all aspects of rhetoric includes an Online Speech Bank of over 5.000  audio and video versions of public speeches, sermons, legal proceedings, lectures, debates, interviews, and other recorded media events.

    See also Top 100 Speeches, Movie Speeches and more.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Communications Studies

Anatomy TV

video
Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
Access: 
Current NU Only
Maximum number of users at a time: 
5
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    3D anatomy database.

    The anatomy visuals are accompanied by three-dimensional animations that demonstrate function, biomechanics and surgical procedures.

    To supplement the core three-dimensional anatomy data are clinical videos and text written by some of the world’s leading medical specialists.

    User guide available here.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Allied Health, Biology, Health Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant

Atlas of North American English

sound
Subject: 
Social Sciences
Access: 
Open Access
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    Based on interviews and reflecting sound changes active in the 1990s, this online version includes audio files and interactive maps, as well as descriptive information and references.

BBC Shakespeare Plays Online

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video
Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
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Current NU Only
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    The entire BBC Shakespeare, produced in the 1970s and 1980s, now viewable from any computer or other device connected to the internet.  These productions include some of Britain’s most distinguished performers, and productions range from quite traditional to more adventurous.  View the plays in their entirety, or link to specific Acts for teaching and presentation; turn Closed Captioning on or off with a single click.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Art & Design, English & American Literature, Film Studies, Theatre

Counseling and Therapy in Video (Alexander Street)

video
Subject: 
Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Alexander Street Counseling provides video for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.  Users can create, edit and share playlists or clips. The library has Volume 1.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Psychology

DRAM: Database of Recorded American Music

music
Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
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Current NU Only
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    Diverse American recorded music, from folk to opera, Native American to jazz, 19th century classical to early rock, musical theater, contemporary, electronic and beyond, available for streaming.

Education in Video

video
Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
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Current NU Only
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    Education in Video is an online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. Upon completion, the collection contains 4,306 titles totaling 1,301 hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. It will give education faculty, students, and in-service teachers a single source for the best research-based professional development video resources available.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education

FMG On Demand

video
Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities, Interdisciplinary, Social Sciences
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Current NU Only
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    195 videos are currently available for streaming. To set up course playlists, or recommend new titles, faculty should contact their subject specialist.

    Requires Windows Media Player 9 or above, or QuickTime 6.0 or above (MAC). Full-screen view not available for Macs.  Closed captioning is available.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education

Henry Stewart Talks:Biomedical and Life Sciences

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Access to this resource will end on December 31, 2014
Subject: 
Biomedical & Health
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Current NU Only
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    Online seminars on biomedical topics, including audio lectures and supplemental materials such as slide and notes, by faculty members and researchers from around the world.

Jazz Music Library

music
Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    Streaming jazz recordings from Alexander Street press.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

Kanopy Streaming

video
Subject: 
Interdisciplinary, Art, Media & Design, Humanities, Social Sciences
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    79 videos are currently available for streaming. To set up course playlists, or recommend new titles, faculty should contact their subject specialist.

Lynda.com

video
Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
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Current NU Only
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    Lynda provides online access to over 1500 on-demand courses on hundreds of subject areas, including office productivity, audio, video, and web software, as well as business and job skills. New courses are added to Lynda every week to keep pace with ever-changing technology and skill needs.  Login with your myNEU username and password.

Media Education Foundation Media and Communication Film Collection (Kanopy)

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Subject: 
Interdisciplinary
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Current NU Only
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    Media Education Foundations' Media and Communication Collection features over 75 documentaries which provide analysis on issues like sexism, hip hop, teen pregnancy, cultural and gender identity video game culture and more.  Relevant to courses  in Journalism, Sociology,  Psychology, Media Studies and the Social Sciences  generally, the films are made available via the Kanopy platform. 

Music Online (Alexander Street)

music
Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
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Current NU Only
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    Search Jazz Music Library and Smithsonian Global Sound together for an international collection of streaming music. Includes the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

Naxos Music Library

music
Maximum of 15 users at a time
Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
Access: 
Current NU plus alumni
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    Over 85,000 tracks, emphasizing classical, but also including world music, jazz, folk, and more, available for streaming.

    See our Instructions for Students (PDF) for assistance.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

Smithsonian Global Sound

sound
video
music
Subject: 
Art, Media & Design, Humanities
Access: 
Current NU Only
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    An international network of music audio archives grounded in the mission of the Smithsonian's Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage. Offers access to the "smaller voices" of people all over the world via digital downloads. Aims to heighten communication among and about people and cultures, accomplished principally through the culturally potent, meaning-laden medium of music, accompanied by informative notes, images, videos, educational features, and lesson plans.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music