Thursday, January 12th, 2012...12:39 pm

Now showing: High quality streaming video!

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Films on Demand, a service of Films for the Humanities, a leading provider of high quality educational videos is now available through the John Tyler Library. With 9,000 full-length videos and 100,000 clips covering 24 subject areas ranging from mathematics to music from history to biology there is something for everyone. Students can stream video to their home computer (with MyTyler log-in), instructors can show films to their classes or link clips to Blackboard.

Some examples of the videos available in the Films on Demand database:

  • Tolkien’s Monsters (Cultural Anthropology, World Literature)
  • Where are the Aliens? (Biology, Astronomy)
  • Trial by Television (Mass Communication, Criminal Justice System)
  • Quadratic Functions (Applied Mathematics, Mathematics & Statistics)

Most films have chapters and suggestions for related videos.

The link for Films on Demand is located on the library database page and on the “See what’s new at the library” link. These pages include American History in Video with over 5,000 titles.

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