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Video at ASU Library

To search the catalog for videos, use Advanced Search, and limit your search by Material Type to Video/Film.


These are Streaming Video collections. For a comprehensive LibGuide, see the Streaming Video LibGuide.  

FMG on Demand: titles cover a wide range of topics, including Religion. Individual Learning Objects for each title subdivide the videos into smaller segments.  
American History in Video: analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
Ethnographic Video Online: contains hundreds of hours of classic and contemporary documentaries produced by leading video producers in the discipline; previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field; and select feature films. Wherever possible, videos include accompanying field notes, liner notes, filmmaker biographies, related articles, study guides, and other context-enhancing, full-text materials. Publishing partners will include the leading video content providers in the discipline, including Documentary Educational Resources (DER). Hundreds of the most frequently assigned films in anthropology, ethnography, and social psychology courses. Select feature titles in the collection include interviews classic filmmakers as well as retrospective considerations of their work, plus films that address practical and philosophical questions about the discipline.

Best Online documentaries:

FedFlix: Incliceds movies of the United States Government free to use. Search by categories. A joint project of the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.Org.

Folkstreams : short films and mini-documentaries on American roots culture, including music, folkart and traditional customs.
BigThink: video interviews from the world’s most influential experts in business, entertainment, education, religion and media.

Fora.TV: videos from live events, lectures, and debates taking place at the world’s top universities, think tanks and conferences.
Internet Archive: Moving Images: thousands of digital movies which range from classic full-length films to daily alternative news broadcasts, to videos of every genre uploaded by Archive users. Many of these movies are available for download.

Academic Materials (lectures, courses)

Academic Earth: full video courses from leading universities.

iTunes U: access through iTunes Store for free academic lectures and other content (look for ASU Library).

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