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Streaming Video: Other Collections

Provides descriptions and links to licensed, internet, and pay-per-view streaming video resources

Other Licensed Collections

ASU Library licenses access to a number of subject-specific streaming video collections. These collections include:

Connect to AdViews

A digital collection of nearly 9000 vintage television commercials and animatics (animated story boards) from the ad agency D'Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles (DMB&B).  This database is hosted by the Duke University Libraries Digital Collections Program in partnership with the Hartman Center.

Videos are accessible in the AdViews website, the Internet Archive, iTunesU from Duke University. The Internet Archive and iTunesU access points permit users to download files to desktop and mobile devices.

Connect to BBC Shakespeare Plays:

Television adaptations of all 37 plays by William Shakespeare, produced by British Broadcasting between 1978 and 1985. All productions are traditional interpretations of the plays set in either Shakespeare's own time (1564 to 1616) or in the historical period of the events depicted (such as ancient Rome for Julius Caesar, or c1400 for Richard II etc). Casts include notable classic actors such as John Gielgud, Patrick Stewart, Anthony Hopkins, Bob Hoskins, Jane Lapotaire. The site lists titles alphabetically. Videos stream in Flash with chaptered access to acts.

Connect to History of Christianity

This BBC co-production with the Open University and Jerusalem Productions is a 6-part series examining the origins of Christianity and delving into what it means to be a Christian. The series uncovers how a small Jewish sect that preached humility became the biggest religion in the world. The series includes subjects from Palestine in the first century to India in the third, from Damascus to China in the seventh century and from San Francisco to Korea in the twentieth.

Connect to Britannica: Academic Edition

Provides a Media Browse function by broad subject area with the ability to further narrow the topic and select Images or Videos.

Connect to JoVe - Journal of Visualized Experiments

This web-based, peer-reviewed journal publishes scientific protocols in video format. JoVE coordinates camera crews from around the world to visit research labs and film scientists performing procedures ranging from the basic DNA isolations to multi-step animal surgeries. The journal publishes monthly and each issue features 15 videos.

Connect to Television News Archive

The world's most extensive and complete archive of television news, recording, preserving and providing access to television news broadcasts of the national networks since August 5, 1968. The Archive's collection also includes news coverage of significant events broadcast outside the scope of the regular evening news programs. This part of the collection focuses on the U.S. presidential politics, including political conventions, election coverage, and speeches and press conferences of the President currently in office. The Special Reports collection also includes coverage of major national and world events and major military conflicts involving the U.S.

This icon of a video camera  Video cameraAll entries include a persistent link to the database record. For other entries, individuals can request loans of items from the collection for reference, study, classroom instruction, and research. Fees apply for the loan service.

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