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60 MINUTES database coming exclusively to Alexander Street Press

(5 February 2015, Alexandria, VA)  Alexander Street Press has partnered with CBS News to release 60 MINUTES, 1997–2014, an exclusive database from one of the most successful programs in American television history. The forthcoming online resource was announced this week at the ALA Midwinter Meeting in Chicago with a video introduction from Emmy-winning 60 MINUTES […]


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Human Rights Studies Online

(17 November 2014) “To deny people their human rights is to challenge their very humanity.” – Nelson Mandela Learning about human rights violations is often a complex and labor-intensive process: it is difficult for students and scholars to find documentation that represents multiple perspectives and addresses the full scope of the events. Human Rights Studies […]


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Criterion collection launches at Alexander Street

(20 August 2014, Alexandria, VA) – Three hundred celebrated films from the Criterion Collection are now available in a high-definition streaming collection from Alexander Street Press. The Criterion Collection is an online database that includes 300 of the most influential films of the 20th century from one of cinema’s most respected distributors. This optimized online […]


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5 million+ new tracks added to Alexander Street streaming audio databases

(21 July 2014, Alexandria, VA)  Alexander Street Press has just added more than 5.2 million tracks to its award-winning streaming audio databases. Available to subscribing academic libraries worldwide—and offering up to 6.2 million tracks in many regions—the newly licensed content increases sixfold the listening portfolio at no additional cost. Works come from a broad range […]


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Exclusive video fashion archive debuts at Alexander Street

(23 June 2014,  Alexandria, VA) Hundreds  of essential fashion videos are now available online with the debut of Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library. The new collection will grow to deliver 1,200 hours of film footage, capturing nearly 40 years of worldwide fashion shows, designer profiles, and documentaries in one convenient online learning interface. This […]


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New academic collections from Alexander Street Press

(10 June 2014, Alexandria, VA)  Powerful new online academic collections are now available from Alexander Street Press in the fields of international business, human resource management, counseling and therapy, and Asian film. The two newest resources in the Business division—International Business Online and Human Resource Management Online—are available as stand-alone resources or as part of […]


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Alexander Street Press adds 50 series of EC Comics

(27 May 2014, Alexandria, VA)  Alexander Street Press has entered into an agreement with EC Comics to add more than 50 key series—a total of 400 issues—from the celebrated publisher into the recently launched online collection Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels: Volume II. “EC’s amazing line of horror, crime, fantasy, and romance […]


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Australasian literature collection premieres at Alexander Street

(28 April 2014, Alexandria, VA) Alexander Street Press has debuted Australasian Literature Online, a web collection that celebrates the vibrancy of poetry and fiction from across Australasia. Australasian Literature Online is growing to include more than 120,000 pages of writings penned from the 1930s to the present day. This expansive online resource is designed for […]


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Business E-Books collection debuts at Alexander Street

500 top business textbooks available to libraries for the first time (14 April 2014,  Alexandria, VA) – Alexander Street Press has launched Business E-books Online, a first-of-its-kind database featuring hundreds of business eBooks on one cross-searchable online interface with no digital rights restrictions. Business E-books Online gathers 500 expert-selected textbooks and reference materials in business […]


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New database provides rare look at dance around the world

(24 February 2014, Alexandria, VA)   Hundreds of new dance performances and instructional films are now available from Alexander Street Press with the launch of the online collection Dance in Video: Volume II. The latest volume expands global coverage, providing unparalleled access to dance footage from Polynesia to Sierra Leone and beyond. See the announcement here.


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Multimedia case study model debuts at Alexander Street

(19 February 2014,  Alexandria, Va)   Alexander Street Press has introduced the next wave of digital learning products—case studies delivered via seamlessly integrated text, audio, and video—with its two newest collections: Engineering Case Studies Online and Psychological Experiments Online. Available on Alexander Street Press’s new interface, these multimedia collections allow students and scholars to easily find, […]


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Massive database of online video premieres for public libraries

 (29 January 2013, Alexandria, VA)  Alexander Street Press continues to grow and diversify its portfolio with the launch of a new online video database conceived exclusively for public libraries and their patrons. Public Library Video Online features more than 11,000 of the titles most relevant to today’s public library users, with 5,000 additional titles coming […]


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Independent comics archives explode at Alexander Street Press

(4 December 2013, Alexandria, VA)  Hundreds of thousands of pages of underground and independent comics are now available from Alexander Street Press with the launch of the digital collection Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels: Volume II. The second volume expands on the coverage of the celebrated first edition, which won the 2011 […]


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Alexander Street partners with music sales group to grow scores library

(21 November 2013,  Alexandria, Va)  Alexander Street Press has partnered with the Music Sales Group, including Chester Music, Novello & Company, and Edition Wilhelm Hansen, to develop a third volume of the critically acclaimed Classical Scores Library online database. Classical Scores Library: Volume III launches online with more than 140,000 pages of in-copyright scores, with […]


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Insight Media, Inc. joins forces with Alexander Street Press, Llc

(5 November  2013, Alexandria, Va)   Alexander Street Press announced today that it has acquired Insight Media, one of the largest distributors of video to the higher education market. Insight Media, Inc. was founded in 1989 by Jeff Morris and Janet Olshansky to distribute video to educational institutions around the world. Elana Joffe joined in 1990, […]


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