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Films on Demand

Atkins Library recently acquired access to additional streaming media content. Films on Demand is a streaming video service with approximately 8,900 videos and clips (mostly documentaries).  Includes primary and secondary sources for courses in Anthropology, History, Political Science, Communication, Sociology, Psychology, Education, the Arts and beyond.

Other streaming media content that you can incorporate into your courses include several collections from Alexander Street Press and the PBS video collection and Media Education Foundation (MEF) Films.

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MEF Films

MEF Streaming Media

Atkins Library recently acquired access to MEF (Media Education Foundation) streaming video.  MEF is a multi-disciplinary collection of documentary and educational films with a focus on societies, politics, culture and mass media in America.  Categories of film include The Arts, Business/Training, Media/Communication, Sciences, Humanities, and Teacher Education (K-12).

Other streaming media content that you can incorporate into your courses include several collections from Alexander Street Press and the PBS video collection.

Sharing Videos with Students

All of these films are accessible from off-campus.  Many of these titles are already searchable in the library catalog and will include the permalink to share with your students (ex. http://uncc.worldcat.org/oclc/829362611).

MEF Films in Catalog

Starting from the MEF database, you may also follow the steps below to share links to particular videos in each collection.

3 Steps:
Click on film title, copy URL in browser bar, and add EZproxy to front of URL

Example:

URL: http://uncc.kanopystreaming.com/video/regeneration

EZproxy: https://librarylink.uncc.edu/login?url=

EZproxy + URL: https://librarylink.uncc.edu/login?url=http://uncc.kanopystreaming.com/video/regeneration

Note: You cannot currently embed these videos into Moodle.

You also have the option of creating and sharing playlists using clips from different videos. Please feel free to contact me with any questions!

PBS Video Collection

Through NC LIVE the library provides you and your students with online access to many popular PBS documentary series and films.  Series include Eyes on the Prize, American Experience, FrontLine, Ken Burns, and more.  Also available are oral history documentaries about Wilkes County and films from the North Carolina State Archives.

Browse by series, title or subject (examples: Civil Rights Movement, Presidents and Statesmen, Government and Politics, Latin America), or search with keywords.

CLICK HERE TO TRY IT OUT! 

PBS Video Screenshot

Click on SCREENSHOT to enter database

To share the films with your students 1) copy the URL at the top of the screen, 2) paste it in Moodle or an e-mail, and 3) add the ezproxy to the front of the URL.  Please feel free to contact me with any questions!

Example:

URLhttp://media.nclive.org/play_video.php?vid=54

EZPROXYhttps://librarylink.uncc.edu/login?url=

Send to Students: EZPROXY+URL:  https://librarylink.uncc.edu/login?url=http://media.nclive.org/play_video.php?vid=54