VAST: Academic Video Online is Alexander Street’s flagship video subscription, bringing together thousands of video titles in a wide range of disciplines. Currently at 16,000 full-length titles and growing by more than 400 titles per month, VAST includes thousands of award-winning films from dozens of producers and distributors. VAST brings core video content to your undergraduate and graduate departments and will become an integral part of the curriculum in virtually every department.
Art and Architecture in Video, an online streaming film collection, delivers over 500 hours of documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms and providing the context necessary for critical analysis.
Education in Video is the first online collection of streaming video developed specifically for training and developing teachers. More than 1,000 video titles totaling 750+ hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms give your education students a way to observe the intricacies of behavior, tone, facial expression, and body language that define effective teaching styles.
Latino Literature: Poetry, Drama, and Fiction includes more than 100,000 pages of poetry, short fiction, novels, and more than 450 plays. Nearly all of the content is in copyright, and most of the other items are long out of print or have never before been published.
In Latin American Women Writers, Alexander Street Press presents an electronic collection of literature by Latin American women from the colonial period in the seventeenth century forward to the present. Literary works, along with memoirs and essays, comprise the 100,000 pages of works in their original language.
This literary connection, combined with the tales of survival, exile, resistance, endurance, and emigration to other parts of the Americas, makes for a body of work that is essential for the study of the Caribbean and the Black Diaspora—and indeed central for our understanding of the New World.