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Academic Video Online (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 (McGraw-Hill Medical)

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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 (McGraw-Hill Medical)

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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 including F.A. Davis Physical Therapy Collection (McGraw-Hill Medical)

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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.

American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB)

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    The American Archive of Public Broadcasting (AAPB) is a collaboration between the Library of Congress and the WGBH Educational Foundation to coordinate a national effort to preserve at-risk public media before its content is lost to posterity and provide a central web portal for access to the unique programming that public stations have aired over the past 70 years. To date, over 50,000 hours of television and radio programming contributed by more than 100 public media organizations and archives across the United States have been digitized for long-term preservation and access. The entire collection is available on location at the Library of Congress and WGBH, and more than 30,000 programs are available online at americanarchive.org.

American Music (Alexander Street Press Music Online)

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    This history database has songs by and about Native Americans, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers and cowboys. Included are the songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, anti-war protests and more.

    Detailed subjects: 
    History, Music

American Rhetoric

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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

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    AnatomyTV provides human anatomical illustrations 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.

    Users may have to enable pop-up windows for this resource to work correctly. Complete user guide available here.

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

AVON: Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press)

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Bates' Visual Guide to Physical Examination

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    Carefully scripted and reviewed by clinical experts and educators, Bates’ Visual Guide to Physical Examination presents a step-by-step approach to patient treatment, current examination techniques, and normal and abnormal findings, including more than 8 hours of head-to-toe and systems-based video footage with standardized patients that represent various age groups, backgrounds, and conditions. Also included are OSCE Clinicial Skills Videos, intended to help users prepare for the Objective Structured Clinical Examinations.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Health Sciences, Nursing, Physical Therapy, Physician Assistant

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

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Classical Music Library (Alexander Street Press Music Online)

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    Includes more than 76,000 albums  from the Medieval period through current. This database is an excellent complement to the library’s Naxos and Database of Recorded American Music collections.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

Classical Scores Library (Alexander Street)

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    Classical Scores Library Volumes 1-4 contains hundreds of thousands of pages of classical music scores. Pages can be printed and annotated.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

Contemporary World Music (Alexander Street Press Music Online)

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    Contemporary World Music delivers the sounds of all regions from every continent. The database contains genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing and jazz, and other genres such as traditional music - Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, gagaku, and more.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

Counseling and Therapy in Video (Alexander Street)

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    Counseling and Therapy in Video 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

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Digital Theatre+

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    Digital Theatre Plus offers video of full-length performances from the English stage, including Shakespeare, modern dramas, musicals, and adaptations, as well as supplementary material such as interviews, behind-the-scenes documentaries, and study guides. Google Chrome is the preferred browser for Digital Theatre+.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Art & Design, Literature, Theatre

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.

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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

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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

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Garland Encyclopedia of World Music (Alexander Street)

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    The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music contains more than 9,000 pages of material with entries by more than 700 expert contributors from all over the world, making this the most complete body of work focused on world music.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

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HistoryMakers Digital Archive

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    The HistoryMakers, established in 1999, is a non-profit institution whose purpose is to record, preserve and disseminate the content of video oral history interviews highlighting the accomplishments of individual African Americans and African-American-led groups and movements. Its aim is to provide a unique scholarly and educational resource for exploring African American history and culture. It is unique among collections of African American heritage because of its large and varied scope, with interviewees from across the United States, from a variety of fields, and with memories stretching from the 1890s to the present.

    Detailed subjects: 
    African American Studies, History, Sociology

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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

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Jazz Music Library

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    Streaming jazz recordings from Alexander Street press.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

JoVE Science Education

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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. Each video is paired with additional video resources for you to view practical applications of the technique and other complementary skills.

    Science Education subject areas include Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Social Psychology, Psychology, Engineering, Environmental Sciences, and Clinical Skills.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Science (General)

JoVE Video Journals

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    The Journal of Visualized Experiments is a set of scientific video journals dedicated to advancing science by increasing reproducibility and efficient knowledge transfer. Articles combine high-quality video demonstrations of experiments with detailed text protocols. All content is peer-reviewed and indexed in Medline, PubMed, Web of Science, and other relevant databases.

    Video Journals include: Behavior, Biochemistry, Bioengineering, Biology, Cancer Research, Chemistry, Developmental Biology, Engineering, Environment, Genetics, Immunology and Infection, Medicine, Neuroscience.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Science (General)

JoVE: Journal of Visualized Experiments

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    The Journal of Visualized Experiments is a set of scientific video journals dedicated to advancing science by increasing reproducibility and efficient knowledge transfer. Articles combine high-quality video demonstrations of experiments with detailed text protocols. All content is peer-reviewed and indexed in Medline, PubMed, Web of Science, and other relevant databases.

    Northeastern University has access to all JoVE Video Journals and Science Education subjects.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Science (General)

JVC Video Anthology of World Music and Dance

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    This 30-volume video streaming series includes over 500 performances from 100 countries.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

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Kanopy Streaming

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    Kanopy offers a wide array of videos available for streaming.

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LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)

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Current NU / not available to London College of the Humanities affiliates
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    Formerly Lynda.com, LinkedIn Learning offers more than 5,000 on-demand courses on business, creative, and technology skills. Log in with your myNEU username and password.

    Note: Accounts with LinkedIn Learning create a public profile in LinkedIn.  If you do not want to have a public profile in LinkedIn, after logging in, go to your profile and under public profile settings, turn your public profile's visibility OFF.

      Public Profile Off(screen capture)

    Detailed subjects: 
    Computer and Information Science, Business, Art & Design, Graphic Design

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Media Education Foundation Film Collection (Kanopy)

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    Update as of May 11, 2018 - Due to budgetary constraints, the number of available streaming video titles in the Kanopy database is being reduced at this time.  If you have questions about specific titles, please contact your subject librarian.

    Kanopy offers 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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    Includes the Music Online collections American Music, Classical Music Library, Classical Scores Library, Jazz Music Library, Popular Music Library, Contemporary World Music, and Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries, as well as the Garland Encyclopedia of World Music for an international collection of streaming music.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

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National Film Registry (Library of Congress)

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Free Web Resource
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    The National Film Registry is a list of movies deemed "culturally, historically or aesthetically significant" that are earmarked for preservation by the Library of Congress. They are selected as works of enduring importance to American culture. They are historical documents which reflect the attitudes, perspectives, and beliefs of different times. The Library of Congress does not endorse the views expressed in these movies, which may contain content offensive to users.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Art & Design, Communications Studies, Film Studies, History, Media and Screen Studies, Sociology

Naxos Music Library

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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.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

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O'Reilly for Higher Education (previously Safari Books Online)

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    Safari includes more than 35,000 book titles from industry-leading publishers such as Sam's, O'Reilly, Peachpit, and Que plus 30,000 hours of video, proven learning paths, case studies, interactive tutorials, audio books, and videos from O’Reilly's global conferences. 

    Access to this resource requires registration with a Northeastern University email address.

     

    Detailed subjects: 
    Business, Computer and Information Science, Engineering, Graphic Design

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Popular Music Library (Alexander Street Press Music Online)

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    Popular Music Library contains a wide range of popular music from around the world, including hundreds of thousands of tracks from major genres in pop music, including alternative, country, electronic, hip-hop, metal, punk, new age, R&B, reggae, rock, soundtracks and many more.

    Detailed subjects: 
    Music

ProQuest (All Resources)

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    Search all of Northeastern University's ProQuest resources including full-text databases, indexing services, eBook Central, Academic Video Online, and more. (Excludes History Vault, Congressional database, and Statistical Abstract of the U.S.)

ProQuest One Academic

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    ProQuest One Academic combines four multidisciplinary products in one platform: ProQuest Central, ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global, Ebook Central, and Academic Video Online.

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

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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.

    Swank Digital Campus may require the latest version of Chrome (v62+) or Firefox (v47+) to work properly. Safari and Internet Explorer on older versions of Windows are not supported.

    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.

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