Tag Archives: documentaries

New Trial: PBS Video Collection

We have a new trial available: The PBS Video Collection

The PBS Video Collection assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of PBS into one convenient online interface.The diverse subject matter of the included films makes this an important collection for the study of history, science, business, technology, performing arts, anthropology, psychology, politics, health, and literature.

You can access this trial via this link: http://search.alexanderstreet.com/pbsv

But, it will only be available until May 17, 2014.

Please let us know if you like this resource, leave a comment or write us an email research@journalism.cuny.edu


Check out Swank Films on Demand

Are you aware of the on-demand film service that we have here at the Research Center?

You can search the titles here.

If you aren’t sure what you’d like to include — you can search by genre here or you can take a look at the specialty films here

These films can be a great addition to the curriculum.

Please fill out a reserve request form if you are interested in using one of the many titles available.

If you have any questions about this service, please email research@journalism.cuny.edu


New Trial Database: American History in Video

We have received a new database on a trial basis, American History in Video, until April 30, 2010

Please use this link: http://ahivfree.alexanderstreet.com/ to access the database.

This resource has more than 4,000 titles and 1,000 hours. This resource is expected to grow to 5,000 complete titles and 2,000 hours of rare newsreels and important documentaries from leading producers such as PBS, The History ChannelĀ®, Bullfrog Films, Media Rich Learning, and California Newsreel.

Check it out, and let us know what you think.