What a year! 2016 has brought many delights and exciting new developments for Alexander Street, from large-scale company changes to massive collection overhauls and stunning new platform features we've had a mammoth year all round. Thank you for sharing this journey with us.
The year is almost to a close but before it does we have some final news and updates for you. Click the links below to view the completed webinar program, check out the latest projects and get in touch.
Over 150 titles have been licensed to Alexander Street for classroom and educational use, most available worldwide. Alexander Street extends Milestone Films’ mission to provide “films to enlighten, educate, entertain, and amaze. Open your eyes, we’ll open your mind.”
BroadwayHD’s mission is to promote and preserve live theatre, extending the reach of Broadway and Broadway-caliber shows to anyone, anywhere. Founded by Broadway producers Stewart F. Lane and Bonnie Comley, BroadwayHD captures and transports the magic of performance from the stage to your screen.
Association for Supervision and Curriculum Development
ASCD is a global leader in developing and producing innovative content and services to support educational leadership and training for success in the classroom. Adding to Alexander Street’s 19,000+ exclusive titles, the ASCD catalog of video includes a substantive list of demonstration videos, instruction, strategy, and analysis; plus 5,000 to 10,000 pages of facilitator’s guides and full text material.
Addition of Margaret Mead Papers Anthropological Fieldwork Online
Alexander Street now has an agreement with the Library of Congress to digitize and distribute selections from the Margaret Mead Papers and the South Pacific Ethnographic Archive, including the original fieldwork of the world-renowned anthropologist, Margaret Mead.
Alexander Street will digitize over 30,000 pages curated from the Margaret Mead Papers, including Mead’s fieldwork from Samoa and Mead and Fortune’s fieldwork from the Admiralty Islands and Manus in Papua New Guinea. The archive will become a key part of Alexander Street’s Anthropological Fieldwork Online collection.
The majority of the clips are now transcribed and indexed and the remainder will be completed this year.
750 Medcom clips in total are now live in Academic Video Online, the majority of which have been transcribed and fully indexed with the remainder to be completed before year end.
600 of these are Medcom's most popular titles broken into easy to use brief clips that are perfect for using in classrooms and assessments.
160 of these are the most recent titles so you can be sure to have the highest quality and the most recent training videos available at your fingertips.
To help you navigate the new content and services we will be running a monthly webinar program. Make sure you have Alexander Street email addresses set to safe in your inbox so you don't miss the updates. All recorded webinars will also be linked in below, but you can also browse them on our youtube channel here.
Have a suggestion or would like a webinar on a particular topic not covered here? Send us an email and we’ll do one especially for you!
From 8 December 2016 – 9 January 2017 we will be showcasing a huge collection of our favourite documentaries and videos from across all disciplines as well as a stunning show reel of seasonal content.
Every two weeks we will highlight different videos from across our collections showcasing the variety of disciplines, producers and cultures contained in our portfolio. All our collections are available for free trials.
Click here and bookmark this link to participate: http://alexanderstreet.com/weekendwatching
Let us know what you think! We’d love your feedback.
In 2015, the world recorded the largest number of displaced individuals in modern history. Across Asia, Africa, the Americas, and Europe, the environmental, financial, political, and cultural impacts of migrant populations and borderland disputes dominate headlines. Yet in order to contextualize modern crises, it is vital to understand the historical, geographic, demographic, economic, social, and diplomatic dimensions of past border and migration issues This collection helps students and researchers understand today’s world through primary source documents, archives, films, and ephemera related to significant border areas and events from the 19th to 21st centuries.
￼Explore the oral and visual history of the people, culture, society, and identity of the Caribbean people, by the Caribbean people, with Caribbean Studies in Video: The Banyan Archive. With a mixture of history, entertainment, and social commentary, Banyan has produced a film library of the highest international standards, covering documentary, drama, music, dance, and much more, spanning the past 40 years.
This collection features more than 1,100 hours of both edited programs and unedited footage that will enhance study across a host of disciplines and subjects,
Documentary Educational Resources (DER) is the premier source for classic and contemporary ethnographic films, which explore modern cultural struggles and artistic traditions and offer a longitudinal view of changing communities, cultures and identities. DER films are essential to the undergraduate classroom, as they illustrate key concepts, promote critical thinking skills, and generate discussion in cross-disciplinary settings, including anthropology, cultural studies, indigenous studies, history, media and film studies.
The Docuseek 2 International Collection puts one of the most important collections in documentary film on one of the largest, most functional, and heavily used platforms in academic streaming video.
Docuseek2 launched in 2012 as a joint project of Bullfrog Films and Icarus Films, two leaders in independent, social issue and educational film distribution. The films contained in the international collection currently come from partnerships with Bullfrog Films, Icarus, dGenerate films, and Fanlight and more will be loaded over the next six months as the launch is completed.
Watch our webinar here
Through 75,000 pages of highly curated text-based documents, Women and Social Movements in Modern Empires Since 1820–a supplement to Women and Social Movements, International–explores prominent themes in world history since 1820: conquest, colonization, settlement, resistance, and post-coloniality, as told through women’s voices.
35 specially curated document clusters help your students find the best quality relevant resources.
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