Video Collections

Academic Video Online: Premium

Academic Video Online: Premium

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Academic Video Online: Premium is Alexander Street’s most comprehensive video subscription. Launched in 2013, this expansive resource comprises the full content of dozens of video collections and bonus discipline clusters, and grows by 7,000 titles each year.

Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library

Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Library

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Fashion Studies Online: The Videofashion Librarybrings together 1,200 hours of vivid video capturing the many faces of fashion—including nearly 40 years of worldwide fashion shows, designer profiles, documentary segments, and more—into one convenient online learning interface.

Global Business and Economics in Video

Global Business and Economics in Video

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Explore video in six distinct areas—corporate training, case studies, executive interviews, expert lectures, instructional films, and documentaries. The 500 hours of applied video in this online streaming collection complement the business classroom by illustrating practical, real-life applications for relevant topic and skills.

Meet the Press

Meet the Press

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Since its television premiere in 1947, Meet the Press has cemented its position as an institution in broadcast journalism. For the first time ever, network TV’s longest running program—with its thousands of interviews, panels, and debates—is available via streaming online video.

Nursing Assessment in Video

Nursing Assessment in Video

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Nursing Assessment in Video is an online database that provides anywhere, anytime access to the best-selling series of assessment training videos from Medcom Trainex, acclaimed provider of nursing education programs worldwide.

Nursing Assistant Education in Video

Nursing Assistant Education in Video

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Available for the first time online, Nursing Assistant Education in Video presents nearly 40 full-length training videos designed specifically for nursing assistants. Titles features leading industry experts providing hands-on demonstrations and step-by-step instructions in all of the need-to-know areas of nursing assistance.

Psychological Experiments Online

Psychological Experiments Online

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Psychological Experiments Online pairs audio and video recordings of quintessential experiments in psychology with thousands of pages of primary-source documents. It’s packed with exclusive and hard-to-find materials, including notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, and final reports in topics from obedience to authority and conformity to operant conditioning.

Public Library Video Online

Public Library Video Online

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Public Library Video Online is a streaming video collection that answers the needs of today’s public library patrons. With thousands of titles and more added regularly, it provides a one-stop shop where unlimited users can access the most interesting and informative videos any time from their library or home computer.

The PBS Video Collection

The PBS Video Collection

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The PBS Video Collection assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of PBS into one convenient online interface. Available for a limited time only, this collection includes an exceptional range of content from one of television’s most trusted networks.

Veterinary Education in Video

Veterinary Education in Video

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Veterinary Education in Video is an encyclopedia of veterinary science and care illustrating more than 500 procedures and techniques. The collection includes hundreds of titles from RACE-approved content partners, each showing an expert demonstrating clinical skills, explaining conditions, or delivering detailed training on technology and animal handling.

World Newsreels Online, 1929–1966

World Newsreels Online, 1929–1966

In December of 1941, cinema audiences around the world—from New York to Tokyo, Amsterdam to Paris—waited expectantly for news of Pearl Harbor. World Newsreels Online lets today’s students and historians see what those audiences saw and more, by delivering more than 500 hours of newsreel content instantly to any computer or mobile device.

American History in Video

American History in Video

American History in Video features thousands of hours of streaming video content tracing all major events in United States history, from Columbus’ first voyage to US involvement in Afghanistan. Content ranges from exploratory documentaries and first-hand interviews to the newsreels that captured history as it was made.

Art and Architecture in Video

Art and Architecture in Video

Art and Architecture in Video is streaming video collection focused on the theory and practice of art in all its forms. The collection spans period and region, including coverage of the Renaissance, Neoclassicism, Romanticism, Modern, and Contemporary art movements. In addition to art history and theory, the collection addresses applied topics such as architectural and graphic design.

Asian Film Online Series

Asian Film Online Series

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The Asian Film Online Series is an online streaming video collection of nearly 1,000 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.

Black Studies in Video

Black Studies in Video is a seminal video collection of archival footage, powerful interviews with leading figures in the Civil Rights Movement, and documentaries examining the black experience in the arts, politics, public, and private life. The collection's diverse films include the SNCC Legacy Video Collection and other exclusive content from California Newsreel.

Classical Music in Video

Classical Music in Video

Classical Music in Video is a comprehensive streaming video collection that supports the full spectrum of musical programs. It provides a holistic, nuanced view of the genre of classical music through performances from world-famous orchestras, chamber groups, oratorios, and soloists, together with masterclasses and interviews with master musicians from around the world.

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume I

Counseling and therapy in Video

Award-winning Counseling and Therapy in Video Volume I contains more than 400 hours of training videos, reenactments, and footage of actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counseling practitioners. This classic collection of videos filmed from 1985 to 2010 provides an invaluable firsthand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice.

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume II

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Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume II includes hundreds of hours of training and professional development videos for counselors. It places a particular focus on contemporary topics such as family therapy, child therapy, geriatric therapy, play therapy, weight control and eating disorders, PTSD, sex therapy, culturally-sensitive therapy, and others.

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume III

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume III

The third volume in this award-winning series features training videos, reenactments, and actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counseling professionals. The collection traces the evolution of the counseling field by incorporating classic films from the "giants" of counseling along with films in emerging areas, including mindfulness and cyberbullying.

Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video

Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video

Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video lets students and professionals view important educational theories and skills in action, from investigation techniques and parole monitoring to victim counseling and forensic analysis. In addition to training and skills-based video content, documentaries and interviews within the collection provide insight into the key issues and functions of the justice system.

Dance in Video Series

Dance in Video Series

Dance in Video Series is the definitive video collection for the study of 20th century concert dance. It features performances from the most influential dancers and companies together with dozens of documentaries, interviews, and dance instruction videos to aid in the teaching of this nuanced art form.

Dental Education in Video

Dental Education in Video

Dental Education in Video is a video encyclopedia of dentistry that delivers hundreds of hours of video from ADA-approved content partners. The films feature world-renowned dental clinicians and educators performing and explaining complicated procedures on real patients, and provide insights into the nuances of practicing dentistry.

Education in Video Series

Education in Video Series

Education in Video is the first-ever online video series developed specifically for training and developing teachers. This multi-volume collection is growing to contain more than 1,650 hours of video that gives education students a reliable way to observe the intricacies of behavior that define effective teaching styles.

Engineering Case Studies Online

Engineering Case Studies Online

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Engineering Case Studies Online offers hundreds of hours of video and thousands of pages of text resources to meet the growing needs of engineering programs worldwide. The collection provides in-depth coverage for the most frequently taught and seminal engineering case studies and failures—from the Titanic to the Challenger space shuttle explosion—to help students and scholars understand each case’s valuable takeaways...More

Environmental Studies in Video

Environmental Studies in Video

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Environmental Studies in Video confronts the most compelling environmental questions faced in contemporary society by bringing together seminal documentary films and powerful footage from around the globe. The collection covers all realms of environmental studies, including alternative energy, pollution control, eco-design, sustainability, farming and agriculture, the food industry, LEED certification, waste issues, and climate change.

Ethnographic Video Online

Ethnographic Video Online

Ethnographic Video Online: Volume I is a video resource for the study of human culture and behavior, containing more than 1,000 of the classic and contemporary documentaries most frequently taught in classrooms. It includes works by world-famous pioneers Robert Flaherty, John Marshall, Jean Rouch, Robert Gardner, and others.

Ethnographic Video Online: Volume II

Ethnographic Video Online: Volume II

This second volume of Ethnographic Video Online explores hundreds of cultures through classic and contemporary documentaries, field recordings, and previously unpublished material. Building on the foundational content in the first volume, it introduces high-value archival material while also focusing on the state of the discipline today, exploring issues such as environmental crises, refugee migration, and endangered languages.

Filmakers Library Online Series

Filmakers Library Online Series

The Filmakers Library Online Series includes many of the most-used documentaries in humanities and social science classrooms in one convenient, highly searchable database. For a fraction of the cost of purchasing these acclaimed titles individually, The Filmakers Library Online Series provides instant streaming access to globally focused films that can’t be streamed anywhere else.

Health and Society in Video

Health and Society in Video

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Health and Society in Video is a streaming video collection of documentaries focused on health issues and their impact on individuals and communities. Broad-ranging topical coverage includes pediatric AIDS, breast cancer, Obamacare, addiction, hospice care, Alzheimer’s disease, organ donation, malnutrition, health care access, and more.

LGBT Studies in Video

LGBT Studies in Video

LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and the political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features award-winning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films that explore LGBT history, culture, and important contemporary issues.

Music Performance in Video

The Music Online: Video package includes the full content of Alexander Street's acclaimed video collections for the study of music. The package showcases the finest visual performances, documentaries, and training films in opera, dance, and classical music.

New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990-Present

New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990-Present

New World Cinema is an online streaming video collection that delivers hundreds of full-length feature films from leading independent distributor along with some 50 award-winning shorts. All films have been shown at major festivals and many are award winners and nominees, making this an ideal collection for the study of modern-day independent cinema.

Nursing Education in Video

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Nursing Education in Video unites hundreds of full-length training videos from Medcom-Trainex into one must-have resource for all nursing education programs and health libraries. Already widely used in nursing courses and hospitals, the videos in this collection cover the fundamentals together with more advanced topics, from anatomy to basic clinical skills, medication administration, and more.

Opera in Video

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Opera in Video is a comprehensive collection of operatic performances covering the most commonly studied operas in music history, opera literature, and performance classes. The collection contains 500 hours of video comprising nearly 300 operatic works.

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video contains hundreds of hours of streaming video focused on the physical treatment of patients with congenital disorders, chronic health issues, and traumatic injuries. Footage of therapists working with patients, models, and illustrations offer an invaluable firsthand look at the realities of working with patients and putting theoretical concepts into practice.

Silent Film Online

Silent Film Online

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Silent Film Onlinecontains hundreds of streaming titles that together represent the foundation of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated by Alexander Street’s editors and video advisory board, the collection includes silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video

Developed through an exclusive partnership with Healthy Learning, Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video contains hundreds of hours of streaming video content focused on the practical study of human movement, conditioning, performance, rehabilitation, and physical education.

The Criterion Collection

The Criterion Collection

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Widely considered the best of world cinema and comprising some of the most influential works of the last century, The Criterion Collection’s catalog features the definitive versions of seminal titles in the history of motion pictures. Beginning this spring, 300 of these titles will be available on the Alexander Street Press platform for streaming in HD.

The March of Time®

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For the first time, the full run of the groundbreaking newsreel series The March of Time® is available in online streaming video in a single, cross-searchable collection. Aired in theaters and on TV from 1935 to 1967, Time Inc.’s controversial news series blends journalism with docudrama to examine the most pressing topics of the mid-20th century, from the New Deal to the Cold War.

The Stanley Milgram Films on Social Psychology

Stanley Milgram Films on Social Psychology

This set includes all six of Stanley Milgram's renowned psychology videos, featuring his research in the field of social psychology. It includes the film Obedience, which centers around Milgram's infamous 1961 experiment "Obedience to Authority," studies on human aggression, conformity, and more.

The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy

Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy

The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapyshowcases the latest in research and best practices in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology. The collection contains contemporary presentations, lectures, and workshops delivered by renowned counselors at leading industry events and conferences.

Theatre in Video

Theatre in Video

Theatre in Video contains hundreds of videos, including documentaries and definitive performances of the world’s most important plays. From celebrated productions of Shakespeare to rare, in-depth footage of the work of Samuel Beckett, the collection covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances deliver an authentic, behind-the-scenes look at hundreds of productions.

VAST: Academic Video Online

VAST: Academic Video Online

Academic Video Online is Alexander Street’s flagship video subscription, delivering key video that touches on the undergraduate curriculum needs of virtually every department. It contains more than 20,000 titles hand selected from our video collections and grows by 4,000 titles each year.

World History in Video

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World History in Video provides a rich survey of human history from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Berlin Wall. Global in scope, this online collection features documentaries from a rich variety of filmmakers and partners that capture the sights, artifacts, and histories of nearly every country across all seven continents.