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Web Based Films & Media
One can find free streamed media on the Internet as another resource for historical research. The following sites provide access to streamed films and sound files.
a collection of free educational films including such titles as "The Constitution: A Delicate Balance" and "Democracy in America." Requires one time free registration. These films are also accessible through the Library's online catalog.
Internet Moving Images Archive
a huge collection of uploaded films reflecting a wide range of cultural pheonmenon including cartoons, news, public affairs, arts, sports, etc. A remarkable collection of cultural filmed artifacts.
Films and Media in the Library
Films are a particularly rich media for presenting historical information. One can search for films in the Library's online catalog by restricting your search to the Video keyword search box. Instructional films are intended for classroom use and cannot be checked out of the Library, however; they may be viewed on workstations in the Library.
The following historical films may be of interest:
- The Greeks: Crucible of Civilization - Classroom Video 1082
- Civilisation. Programs 1 & 2 : The skin of our teeth ; The great thaw - Classroom Video 1
- Bridging World history. Episodes 1-26 - Classroom DVD 320
- The Greek Persian wars 499-449 BC : marathon. - Classroom Video 945
- Egypt : Rediscovering a Lost World - Classroom DVD 233
- The Middle Ages - Classroom DVD 126
There are many ways to search for images. Your Library has purchased an image database called ARTstor and also collected links that provide helpful images. You will need your college ID number to use ARTstor from off-campus. Users will need to create an account to save images.