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Alexander Street Video Collections

Alexander Street Press video collections provide subject-specific content developed by the BBC, Creative Arts Television, ArtHaus Musik, Pennebaker, Hegedus Films, Cunningham Dance Foundation, Insight Media, and many other publishers and broadcast companies. Alexander Street continues to add new content to each of the collections.

Individual titles in the collections have individual catalog records in the ASU Library online catalog. For deeper searching, all videos are indexed and searchable in their individual sites with full-text transcripts available for many of the videos. Users can search by date, performers, other names, scene, aria, etc. You can search across all of these collections using the link to Academic Video Online.

The Alexander Street interface also provides the ability to cite videos to the specific second with permanent URLs. Other features binclude custom clip-making tools, personal playlists, and embeddable links.

For instructions on how to link to videos from these collections within Blackboard, see Linking Videos in Blackboard

Connect to American History in Video

Provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with more than 6000 titles. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and the presentation of historical events over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries, including Ken Burns' Civil War.

Connect to Counseling and Therapy in Video

Provides an online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.  Videos include lectures, interviews, demonstrations, and counseling sessions. Contains more than 700 titles

Connect to Dance in Video

Provides streaming video files of dance productions and documentaries by influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. Contains 768 works.

Connect to Education in Video

Developed specifically for training and developing teachers, this collection features more than 3800. Teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms give education students a way to observe the intricacies of behavior, tone, facial expression, and body language that define effective teaching styles.

Connect to Ethnographic Video Online

Provides a large and comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior.  The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more. The collection includes nearly 1100 titles.

Connect to Filmakers Library

Provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide. This release provides 1019 titles. Each title has a scrolling transcript that follows the online audio.  Titles are also closed captioned.

Connect to Opera in Video

A streaming video database that contains nearly 300 important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries. Selections represent the world's leading performers, conductors, and opera houses and are based on a work's importance to the operatic canon.

Connect to Theatre in Video

Contains 374 videos of definitive performances of the world's leading plays, with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video.

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