Tag Archives: Alexander Street Press

Virtual reality video now available from ProQuest

(18 June 2019) Students can now immerse themselves in their studies through the power of virtual reality. Today, ProQuest announced the launch of virtual reality (VR) and 360-degree viewing functionality for select videos on the ProQuest search platform, as well as in ProQuest One™ Academic and on the newly redesigned Alexander Street video interface. ProQuest is the first academic streaming video platform to […]


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Human Rights Studies Database honored by Choice magazine

Collection that can “bring one to tears, but inspire defiance” is named Outstanding Academic Title (23 January 2018, Ann Arbor, MI) The Human Rights Studies Online database, from Alexander Street, a ProQuest Company, was recognized by Choice as one of the magazine’s 2017 Outstanding Academic Title award-winners for curating and contextualizing human rights atrocities from […]


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The BroadwayHD Collection provides students and researchers exclusive access to current performances

(14 August 2017, Alexandria, VA) Now students and researchers can be immersed in the work of award-winning writers, actors and directors in action, whenever and wherever they are.  BroadwayHD is one of the most important distributors of current Broadway plays and musicals – distributed exclusively to libraries via the Alexander Street™ platform. An essential collection […]


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Alexander Street curates rare sound recordings

Field recordings supported with film footage, photographs and notes offer new insights for ethnomusicologists and music majors (26 June 2017, Alexandria, VA) Alexander Street is connecting researchers with previously unpublished historic field recordings and supporting materials in its new collection, Ethnographic Sound Archives Online. This resource enables new insights for the study of music in […]


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Alexander Street announces release of fourth volume in acclaimed ethnographic video online series

(9 January 2017, Alexandria, VA) Alexander Street today announced the launch of the latest installment in its Ethnographic Video Online Series, Volume IV: Festivals and Archives. This new collection of contemporary anthropological films provides a space for today’s visual anthropologists to showcase and disseminate their most compelling work. With a focus on titles screened at contemporary […]


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Digital collection reveals new perspectives on major border events and areas

(8 November 2016,  Alexandria, VA) Alexander Street today announced the launch of a new primary source digital collection that will illuminate current worldwide border and migration issues through primary source documents, archives, films, and ephemera related to more than 30 significant border areas and events over the last three centuries. Border and Migration Studies Online […]


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Alexander Street announces addition of Margaret Mead papers to Anthropological Fieldwork Online

(19 October 2016,  Alexandria, VA)  Alexander Street today announced an agreement with the Library of Congress to digitize and distribute selections from the Margaret Mead Papers and the South Pacific Ethnographic Archive, including the original fieldwork of the world-renowned anthropologist, Margaret Mead. Mead’s first fieldtrip to Samoa, between 1925 and 1926, resulted in a trove […]


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New collection brings mental health diagnostic criteria to video

(21 July 2016,  Alexandria, VA)  Alexander Street today announced the launch of a new collection that will, for the first time, bring to video format the concepts of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual for Mental Disorders®, Fifth Edition (DSM-5) and the World Health Organization’s International Statistical Classification of Diseases and Related Health Problems, 10th Revision […]


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Alexander Street Press joins the ProQuest family of companies

(22 June 2016, Ann Arbor, MI, and Alexandria, VA) Alexander Street Press, a leading provider of streaming videos and music as well as award-winning primary source collections to libraries around the world, has joined the ProQuest family of companies. The companies’ complementary content assets will enable libraries, faculty and students to improve research and learning […]


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Modern Islamic theology research collection now available

(20 April 2016,  Alexandria, VA)  Alexander Street today announced the launch of Twentieth Century Religious Thought: Volume II, Islam, an extensive research database of the most influential thinkers of modern Islamic theology and tradition. The collection details Islam’s evolution from the late 19th century by examining printed works and rare documents by Muslim writers, both […]


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Alexander Street and Docuseek2 partner to deliver top documentary films

(7 March 2016, Alexandria, VA and Chicago, IL)  Alexander Street and Docuseek2 today announced a strategic partnership to develop new products and platforms, and expand the availability of the highest-quality documentary films for higher education. Over the next six months, Docuseek2 will migrate to a new platform powered by Alexander Street, integrating the rich variety […]


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Feature Film and Exclusive Content PDA collections now available

(26 February 2016, Alexandria, VA)  Alexander Street today announced the launch of two Patron-driven Acquisition (PDA) specialty collections: PDA: Feature Film and PDA: Select. PDA: Feature Film is an innovative collection that gives users access to hundreds of feature films, silent films, and world cinema titles. Many are exclusive to Alexander Street. Top content providers […]


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New database of classic, contemporary, and international screenplays launched by Alexander Street

(23 December 2015, Alexandria, VA)  – Today Alexander Street announced the release of a new film scripts collection entitled Film Scripts Online, Volume II. It has been nearly 15 years since the organization first embarked on digitizing and publishing 1,000 of Hollywood’s previously unpublished feature film scripts with the first volume, American Film Scripts Online. The […]


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Food Studies Online becomes a first-of-its-kind collection

(28 October 2015,  Alexandria, VA)  Alexander Street, a leading provider of digital content for libraries, announced the release of a new, first-of-its-kind collection, Food Studies Online. This new collection brings together 80,000 pages of primary archival materials, images, and secondary works, plus 200 hours of documentaries and series to provide resources to those teaching and […]


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Alexander Street releases comprehensive counseling collection

(5 October 2015,  Alexandria, VA) Alexander Street, a leading provider of digital content for libraries, announced the release of its newest collection to support the study of counseling and therapy, Counseling and Therapy Online: Current Practices. Counseling and Therapy Online: Current Practices is a resource for supporting both undergraduate and graduate-level counseling curriculum. Together with […]


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