Click here to sample one of literally thousands of streaming videos for research AND relaxation during Black History Month…and beyond! Baraka's Tribute to His African Heritage In this clip from the library's subscription database, Films On Demand, African-American writer, Amiri Baraka, uses his poetry to "teach, analyze, point out" . . . in this case, about the … Continue reading Research and Relax at Reynolds Library for Black History Month!
Check out a recent guide compiled by Eleanor J. Goldberg and Michael LaMagna which lists and reviews open resources on the Web including full-package courses, videos, repositories, and textbooks. This guide was published in the June 2012 issue of College & Research Libraries News.
Image by Flickr user Patricia Drury Here's a chance to sit in the lecture hall with the faculty of the Harvard Business School- log on to the Business Source Complete database, and type in the search term: Harvard FSS. Scroll down through the titles of 55 lectures presented in the Harvard Business School Faculty Seminar … Continue reading For business students and entrepreneurs
Since 2007, JSRCC Library users have been able to check out and download OverDrive audio books to enjoy on a personal computer or MP3 player. The VCCS OverDrive download site is available 24/7 from anywhere in the world. Popular and classic downloadable books are offered in a variety of subjects, including mystery, romance, … Continue reading Download Books to your SmartPhone or Blackberry!
Over 300 new titles have been added to our OverDrive digital media collection of audiobooks, videos, and music. These digital resources can be downloaded on your home computer, a compatible portable device or burned to a CD. Each title will clearly indicate what your downloading options are. You will need to download the OverDrive Media … Continue reading New digital audiobooks, videos, and music!
On Tuesday, April 21st, "The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) and 32 partner institutions (including the Library of Congress) . . . launched the World Digital Library, a website that features unique cultural materials from libraries and archives from around the world. The site includes . . . manuscripts, maps, rare books, films, … Continue reading World Digital Library
He's been around for about six weeks now, but we haven't properly introduced Herbert Hill, our new library specialist. Herb will be Downstairs Guy in the new Parham campus library as he is in charge of stack maintenance. A very obliging fellow, Herb is shown in this picture assembling one of the new spinning display … Continue reading Meet Herbert Hill
Before you head over to your local Blockbuster store to rent some movies for the weekend, save yourself some money to buy popcorn and check out the library's popular DVD collection. You can check out up to 2 DVDs at any one time and bring them back within the week. Click here to see a sampling of our … Continue reading You buy the popcorn, we’ll supply the movie!
Check out the over 3,000 streaming videos from Encyclopaedia Britannica that cover a variety of subjects, including History, Science, the Arts, and Social Studies. To access the streaming videos collection from Encyclopaedia Britannica's home page, click on Video Collection from the Research Tools menu on the left. Here is just a sampling of video topics: Toulouse-Lautrec, … Continue reading Streaming Videos from Encyclopaedia Britannica
According to a recent Chronicle of Higher Education article, professors' lectures are gaining popularity on YouTube as more colleges are signing agreements with the site to set up official "channels." The article also notes other video-sharing web sites such as Big Think which opened this week and FORAtv. These web sites provides short video clip interviews with academics, authors, … Continue reading College Professors are the New YouTube Stars