Tag Archives: film

Watch: Paywall: The Business of Scholarship (2018)

(27 October 2018) Paywall: The Business of Scholarship, produced and directed by Jason Schmitt, is a documentary which focuses on the need for open access to research and science. It is free to stream and download, and is licensed under the CC BY 4.0 Creative Commons designation. Universities interested in arranging a screening of the […]


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Open access — the movie

(4 September 2018) Richard Poynder views a documentary on the tug of war over paywalls in scholarly publishing. Paywall: The Business of Scholarship Director: Jason Schmitt Open Society Foundations (2018) Billed as a documentary, Paywall would be more accurately described as an advocacy film. Its intention seems to be to persuade viewers that the paywalls […]


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Symposium “Reframing the Archive: The Reuse of Film and Photographic Images in Postcolonial Southeast Asia”

(16 December 2016) This symposium on 1 July 2017 at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London, will explore the ways in which colonial and postcolonial film and photographic archives have been rearticulated within a range of Southeast Asian political and aesthetic contexts. How have artists and filmmakers sought to subvert existing power relations […]


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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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Southeast Asia in the British Pathé Film Archive

(23 April 2015) British Pathé was once a dominant feature of the British cinema experience, says the Southeast Asia Library Group, SEALG.  Before the advent of television, millions around the globe came to movie theatres for their weekly dose of filmed news. British Pathé is considered to be the most comprehensive newsreel archive in the world and […]


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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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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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