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  • Films on Demand Streaming Videos - Educational videos covering art and architecture, criminal justice, business and economics, literature, philosopy and religion, psychology, science, sociology and more.

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  • Carved from the Heart - Stan Marsden, a Tsimshian wood carver, loses his son to a cocaine overdose. Grieving, he decides to create a totem pole in his son's memory and invites the town of Craig, Alaska, to help.
  • Digital Theatre Plus - High quality theatrical productions, interviews, analyses of play texts and other resources for educators, students and theatre professionals. Off-campus users must request username/password from library staff.

Videos Available on MyWay

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  • American Textures - Follows six creative individuals of Black, White and Latino origin on a journey through diverse communities in the southern United States. The journey pushes them to risk sharing their own stories, struggles and dreams.
  • Beautiful Losers - Follows the lives and careers of a group of artists and designers who inadvertently affected the art world.
  • Deviance and Social Control - Explores the theory regarding behavior which violates well-established social norms. The focus is on the association of deviant behavior to different societies.
  • Escape Fire: The Fight to Rescue American Healthcare - Examines the U.S. health care system designed to profit from disease not health, reward quantity over quality, and promote high-tech over high-touch. It interweaves dramatic personal stories with the efforts of leaders battling to transform health care at the highest levels of medicine, industry, government and even the U.S. military.
  • For the Love of Liberty: the Story of America's Black Patriots - Gain an unprecedented look at the experiences and accomplishments of African Americans in the military, and learn why such a group of heroic men and women would fight for the freedom of others that they themselves weren't able to enjoy.
  • Gender - Sociologists discuss how social expectations influence the behaviors associated with gender. It explains the difference between sex and gender, defining gender as a cultural phenomenon and examines gender inequality and gender stratification.
  • Harvest of Empire - "Exposes the direct connection between the long history of U.S. intervention in Latin America and the immigration crisis we face today."
  • How to Read a Textbook - Introduces students to the SQ3R system of reading comprehension—Survey, Question, Read, Recite and Review. The program demonstrates how and why each is important in increasing reading efficiency.
  • Life: The Story So Far - Examines whether the globalized economy is now running out of control, or whether ordinary people can still hope to share in its wealth. Although most people today are better fed, clothed and educated than ever before, there are also millions more now living in absolute poverty.
  • Objectified - A feature-length documentary about our complex relationship with manufactured objects and, by extension, the people who design them.
  • Ọya: Something Happened on the Way to West Africa! - Queer gender-non-conforming Nigerian media artist Seyi Adebanjo tells a tale not often heard about gender and indigenous Yorùbá sprituality.
  • Socialization - Defining socialization and looking at the nature versus nurture debate, this program explains the significance of the socialization process to social development. It examines how the social environment and agencies of socialization contribute to the social construction of self.
  • Understanding ADA Compliance, Accommodations & Resources: Fast Facts For Faculty - This webinar shines a light on the rights and responsibilities of faculty in regard to ADA compliance and accommodations, as well as the rights and responsibilities of students.

Free Web Resources

  • Academic Earth - More than 1,500 videos of courses and guest lectures from six top-rated universities.
  • American Memory Collection - Early motion pictures from the Library of Congress.
  • American Rhetoric Online Speech Bank - Audio and video of hundred of speeches given by politicians and other public figures.
  • Annenberg Learner Videos - Approximately 100 videos covering the arts, foreign languages, literature, math, science, social studies and history.
  • The Archaeology Channel - Short documentaries about peoples and sites around the world.
  • Archive of American Television - More than 800 oral interviews with the legends of television.
  • Crash Course - Features short lectures about anatomy & physiology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, history, political science and psychology.
  • Documentary Lovers - Free documentary films.
  • FRONTLINE - Documentaries from the PBS news program.
  • Khan Academy - Math, science, computer programming, history, art history, economics and more.
  • LearnersTV.com - Video lectures covering business, dentistry, history, law, literature, mathematics, medicine, nursing, philosophy, political science, psychology, science and more.
  • Moving Image Archive - Classic full-length films, daily alternative news broadcasts, cartoons and concerts and more.
  • Nature Online Streaming Video Archive - Videos summaries of selected articles published in "Nature" featuring interviews with the scientists who conducted the research.
  • NOVA Education - Offers a variety of resources in anthropology, archaeology, geograpy, health science, history, science and technology.
  • Open Culture - "Watch 700 movies free online. Includes classics, indies, film noir, documentaries and other films, created by some of our greatest actors, actresses and directors."
  • Open Vault - "Online access to unique and historically important content produced by the public television and radio station WGBH."
  • PBS LearningMedia - Thousands of classroom-ready, curriculum-targeted digital resources.
  • Smithsonian Videos - Videos offered by experts in art, design, history, culture, science and technology.
  • SnagFilms - More than 5,000 movies, TV show episodes, eye-opening documentaries and exclusive original comedy shorts.
  • Science Channel - Sponsored by Discovery Communications' Science Channel.
  • The Science Channel - Sponsored by Science TV.
  • Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive - Features films related to the Holocaust and World War II from the The Steven Spielberg Film and Video Archive at the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum.
  • TED-Ed - "Carefully curated educational videos, many of which represent collaborations between talented educators and animators nominated through the TED-Ed platform."
  • Videolectures.Net - Open-access video lectures by distinguished scholars and scientists.
  • YouTube Education - Features some of the most popular educational videos across YouTube.