Alexander Street Press Now Offers the Premiere Video Package For Academic Libraries
NOVEMBER 04, 2011 (ALEXANDRIA, VA) — Electronic publisher Alexander Street Press introduces VAST, its new streaming video package for academic and public libraries.
VAST contains all the videos from 21 of Alexander Street’s individual collections, all cross-searchable, making it a one-stop, multidisciplinary solution for libraries. With more than 10,000 titles now and growing to 22,000 titles by 2013, the package has something for everyone, covering areas as diverse as science, architecture and performing arts.
Every video included in VAST is indexed to reflect important search elements of its unique discipline collection, allowing for both general searching of all videos and advanced, in-depth searching of specific disciplines.
“VAST lets the library serve every faculty member and patron because of the broad coverage,” said Eileen Lawrence, Vice President, Sales and Marketing. “With content from top producers like BBC, PBS, A&E, and Filmakers Library, and videos that have won Emmys and other major awards, VAST offers the best video. And it’s delivered the best way, with Alexander Street’s famous functionality, including custom clip-making and playlist tools, coursepack compatibility, and much more.”
Discipline collections included in VAST are: American History in Video, Area Studies Video Online, Art and Architecture Video Online, Business and Economics in Video, Counseling and Therapy in Video, Criminal Justice and Law in Video, Dance in Video, Education in Video, Ethnic Studies Video Online, Ethnographic Video Online, Health and Healthcare in Video, Humanities Video Online, Opera in Video, Philosophy and Religious Studies in Video, Politics and Current Affairs Video Online, Psychology Video Online, Science Video Online, Theatre in Video, Women’s and Gender Studies Video Online, World History in Video, and World Languages and Literature in Video.
Learn more about the VAST collection. Qualified faculty and library staff may request a trial and pricing information by emailing sales [at] alexanderstreet [dot] com.
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About Alexander Street Press
Alexander Street Press is an electronic publisher of award-winning online collections for scholarly research, teaching, and learning. Our products are available to libraries and educational institutions worldwide via annual subscription or one-time purchase. Learn more at http://www.alexanderstreet.com.
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