Tag Archives: video

Australasian Film Archive launches at Alexander Street

(11 December 2014,  Brisbane, Australia)  Alexander Street Press has just launched Australasian Video Online, a streaming online resource that brings together the region’s most respected films for academic audiences. The collection is growing to include 500 hours of content from some of the region’s most trusted content partners. Content within Australasian Video Online is curated […]


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Europeana Newspapers hits the big screen

(10 July 2014) The Europeana Newspapers project, in which LIBER is a partner, has just released a promotional video showcasing historic newspapers.


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Introduction to the Barr Smith Library video

(19 February 2014)  Adelaide University’s Barr Smith Library has a new video about the Library and its services. It will take up less than 5 minutes of your time.  Watch it here.  


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New videos on using eBooks from La Trobe University Library

(16 December 2013)  These two short videos look at the advantages of using eBooks from the perspective of the library and academic staff. The announcement with a link to the videos is here.


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Wolters Kluwer Health announces winners of the 2013 “Health Science Librarians Make a Difference” Video Contest

(4 December 2013) The role of the medical librarian is evolving in today’s complex healthcare environment. To recognize the value medical librarians bring to their medical schools, hospitals and other healthcare institutions globally, Wolters Kluwer Health is pleased to announce the winners of its 2013 “Health Science Librarians Make a Difference,” video contest. See all the […]


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What is the role of the library in terms of dealing with data?

That question was recently discussed at a workshop, Dealing With Data,  organised by LIBER and OpenAIRE. The workshop included presentations and discussions from nearly 20 speakers. Key learning points from the session included: the existence of a perceived lack of confidence about dealing with data in research libraries; a need for libraries to consider working collaboratively with other […]


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Introducing DataConnect by video

(15 May 2013) DataConnect, managed by the University Library, University of Adelaide, is the University’s online system for capturing information about research data collections. This new video provides a short introduction. There’s also  a guide.


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MOOCs and Libraries event videos now available

(9 April 2013) The “MOOCs and Libraries: Massive Opportunity or Overwhelming Challenge?” event took place 18-19 March at the University of Pennsylvania and was broadcast live online. Hosted by OCLC Research and University of Pennsylvania Libraries, the event featured thoughtful and provocative presentations about how libraries are already getting involved with MOOCs, and engaged attendees […]


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Skillsoft introduces new IT and Desktop Video Collections

(Nashua, N.H. (Business Wire) Skillsoft has introduced two new collections of on-demand IT and desktop performance support videos. The Skillsoft IT and Desktop Videos are 3-5 minutes of targeted learning experiences, covering a variety of desktop and IT topics. The videos, which complement other Skillsoft content and are available on Skillport®, Skillsoft’s Learning Management System, […]


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British Library welcomes announcement on copyright exceptions

The British Library today (20 December 2012) welcomes the announcement by Rt Hon Vince Cable MP, Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, outlining new exceptions to the UK’s copyright framework. In particular, the Library welcomes the exceptions that will now allow: Digital preservation of its collections including, for the first time, sound and […]


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Asian Studies in Video

Asian Studies in Video is an online streaming video collection from Alexander Street Press of nearly 600 narrative feature films, documentaries, and shorts. With Asian voices addressing Asian issues, and through works selected by Asian film experts, the collection offers highly relevant perspectives and insights. Its themes—such as modernity, globalization, national identity, female agency, inequalities […]


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Asia Pacific Films joins forces with Alexander Street Press

Alexander Street Press and Hawaii-based Asia Pacific Films have partnered together to expand the range of content from Asia and the Pacific available to educators and scholars worldwide. Since founding Asia Pacific Films in 2009, President Jeannette Hereniko has built an unrivalled catalogue of culturally and historically significant films from Asia and the Pacific, 90 […]


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Alexander Street’s new collection of counseling and therapy videos bridges past and future

Counseling and Therapy in Video Volume III, the newly released streaming video collection from Alexander Street Press, highlights the evolution of the counseling field with prominent films on classic and emerging topics. Volume III will grow to include more than three hundred hours of training videos, re-enactments, and actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counseling […]


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