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Video & Audio

The library's interdisciplinary audio and video collections include streaming, DVD, VHS and CD formats. 

Find:  Use Scholar One Search to locate titles and use this Streaming Media Research Subject Guide for comprehensive titles in that format

Locations: DVDs, CDs, and VHS tapes are integrated with books on levels 3 and 4.  Restricted use reserve materials are available at the Help & Information Desk. Faculty may take these materials out of the library for classroom showings and use this form to schedule in advance.


All Resources

Academic Video Online : Premium (Alexander Street Press)

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    Academic Video Online: Premium is designed to bring the highest-quality video content to the broadest range of subject areas. It delivers more than 48,000 video titles spanning essential subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, history, music, film, and more. More than half of the titles can be found only at Alexander Street.

AccessMedicine

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    AccessMedicine from McGraw-Hill is an innovative online resource that provides access to more than 50 medical titles from the best minds in medicine, updated content, thousands of photos and illustrations, interactive self-assessment, case files, diagnostic tools, a comprehensive search platform, and the ability to download content to a mobile device.

AccessPharmacy

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    A comprehensive online resource for pharmaceutical education, Access Pharmacy from McGraw-Hill provides powerful tools to meet the changing demands of today’s pharmacist.

AccessPhysiotherapy

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    A comprehensive online resource for physical therapy education, AccessPhysiotherapy from McGraw-Hill is a groundbreaking platform featuring learning tools such as video demonstrations, image slides, online dissection, and quizzes to test your knowledge.  The complete contents of physical therapy textbooks and resources such Orthopaedic Examination, Evaluation, and InterventionPharmacology for the Physical TherapistTherapeutic Modalities for RehabilitationImaging in Rehabilitation; and much more, are also included.

    Read more from our blog, Snippets.

American Rhetoric

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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

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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

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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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    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

Classical Scores Library (Alexander Street)

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    Classical Scores Library contains hundreds of thousands of pages of classical music scores. Northeastern has access to: Classical Scores Library, Volume I.  Pages can be printed and annotated.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

Counseling and Therapy in Video (Alexander Street)

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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

Docuseek2

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    Docuseek2 is an academic streaming source for social issue films and documentaries, with hundreds of titles in all major disciplines. The platform provides exclusive educational streaming access to content from Bullfrog Films, Collective Eye Films, Icarus Films (including The Fanlight Collection and dGenerate Films), Kartemquin Films, the National Film Board of Canada, Scorpion TV Sincerely Films, Terra Nova Films and Villon Films.

DRAM: Database of Recorded American Music

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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

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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

Education Week

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    A weekly newspaper devoted to education. Articles, profiles, commentary, legislation, state and national news and book reviews for teachers and administrators in elementary and secondary schools.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Education

Film Platform

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    Film Platform was designed to serve as a bridge between the film world and academia. The collection is meticulously curated by film experts and leading academics to showcase meaningful documentaries of social, political and cultural importance by some of the world’s top international film makers.

Films On Demand (Infobase)

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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

IET.tv

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    IET.tv provides over 6500 technical and professional video presentations from a range of events, lectures, interviews, product demos, seminars and conferences across 9 technology channels, and covers core engineering and technology subjects.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Engineering

Jazz Music Library

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    Streaming jazz recordings from Alexander Street press.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

JoVE Bioengineering

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    JoVE Bioengineering merges both physical and life sciences to understand and predict biological processes. Applying physical science tools to life science questions allow for the discovery of better technologies to measure, diagnose, and clinically treat disease.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Biology, Medicine

JoVE Biology

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    JoVE Biology is a peer-reviewed scientific video journal that presents more than 1000 videos demonstrating laboratory methods in the fields of cellular biology, developmental biology, microbiology, immunology, plant biology, medicine, and neuroscience.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Biology, Medicine

JoVE Neuroscience

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    JoVE Neuroscience is a multidisciplinary section devoted to investigations of the structure, function, physiology, and pathophysiology of the brain and nervous system. Included methodologies range from molecular and cellular level studies to full central and peripheral neural systems. Potential treatment platforms and surgical techniques for neurological diseases and disorders are also presented in this section.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Medicine, Biology

JoVE Science Education Database

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    JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) Science Education is a video database dedicated to teaching laboratory fundamentals through simple, easy to understand video demonstrations. Currently access is available to the General Lab Techniques, Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology, and Essentials of Neuroscience sections. Each video is paired with additional video resources for you to view practical applications of the technique and other complementary skills.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Biology

Kanopy Streaming

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    A wide array of videos available for streaming. To set up course playlists, or recommend new titles, faculty should contact their subject specialist.

Lynda.com

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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 Film Collection (Kanopy)

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    A wide array of videos available for streaming. To set up course playlists, or recommend new titles, faculty should contact their subject specialist.

Meet the Press (Alexander Street Press)

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    Meet the Press from Alexander Street opens up a wealth of information to libraries by making over 1,500 hours of footage—the full surviving broadcast run to date—available online in one cross-searchable interface.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Communications Studies, Economics, Government, International Affairs, Journalism, Media and Screen Studies, Military/Naval Science, Political Science

Music Online (Alexander Street)

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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

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    Over 85,000 tracks, emphasizing classical, but also including world music, jazz, folk, and more, available for streaming.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

Psychotherapy.net

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    Psychotherapy.net is a library resource that offers 100+ videos for teaching, training, self-study and continuing education. Since 1995, Psychotherapy.net has been producing and distributing the highest quality training videos in psychotherapy, counseling and addiction treatment.  These videos are now available to the Northeastern community. 

    Detailed subjects: 
    Psychology

Smithsonian Global Sound

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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

Swank Digital Campus

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    Digital Campus, provided by Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.® provides students streaming access to course-related films. These films are licensed for one year and do not come with public performance rights.

    Please note: On mobile devices you will be directed to download the Swank Digital Media Player when attempting to access a video. After you download the app, the link to play the video will open in the Swank Digital Media Player app.