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Limited Edition PBS Video Collection Debuts at Alexander Street Press

March 21, 2014

Neil DeGrasse Tyson PBS Video Collection(ALEXANDRIA, VA) –Hundreds of acclaimed PBS films and series come together in streaming video as part of a new limited-edition online database from Alexander Street Press.

The PBS Video Collection assembles the greatest documentary films and series from the history of PBS into one optimized online interface. Available for a limited time only, this collection enables libraries to expand their multimedia holdings with diverse content from one of television’s most trusted producers.

From now until the end of 2014, Alexander Street Press is offering a multi-year subscription option that includes access to 245 PBS titles, selected for their high quality and relevance to academic curricula. Once a library enrolls, patrons receive anytime, anywhere access to these top PBS titles through the end of 2017. Films include:

  • America in Profile
  • American Experience
  • Empires
  • Freedom
  • Frontline
  • God in America
  • Great Performances
  • History Detectives
  • NOVA
  • Odyssey
  • The films of Ken Burns, Michael Wood, and more.

In addition to these core titles, The PBS Video Collection also grants free access to 172 bonus PBS titles for a limited time only. Available on a rotating basis, these extra titles will be available to all patrons alongside the core PBS collection.

“PBS is one of the most respected broadcasters in the world,” says Will Whalen, vice president of licensing at Alexander Street Press. “These films are a cornerstone of higher education, and of our culture at large, so it’s a privilege to continue to provide them to our library customers.”

The PBS Video Collection from Alexander Street Press is available to academic, public, and school libraries in North America via three-year subscription. The collection is on sale through December 2014. No special setup or software is required—all you need is an Internet browser. For more information or to request a trial or price quote, email sales [at] alexanderstreet [dot] com


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Contact for Media Inquiries/Reviewer Access:

Abby Horowitz, Marketing Writer
Alexander Street Press

3212 Duke Street
Alexandria, VA 22314
703-212-8520 x 313
ahorowitz [at] alexanderstreet [dot] com

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