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Academic Video Online (AVON)VCU VIVA
Thousands of streaming videos covering a wide range of disciplines. Includes documentaries, interviews, feature films, news, and more distributed by PBS, BBC, CNN, CBS, Sony, A&E, Contemporary Arts Media, Royal Shakespeare, and many others.
American History in VideoVCU
Thousands of videos for the study of American history, with contemporaneous video footage from the 1890s to the 1980s as well as historical documentaries from leading video producers.
Bates' Visual Guide to Physical ExaminationVCU
Videos of head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for clinicians. The site features over eight hours of video content.
Black Studies in VideoVCU
Documentaries, interviews, and archival footage covering African American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues.
Bloomsbury Video Library (formerly Artfilms)VCU
Digital video streaming collection of films for arts education and arts practitioners. Includes films produced by Contemporary Arts Media as well as independent artists, film producers, and arts organizations.
Broadway HD is a streaming collection of live theatrical performances from Broadway. An exclusive collection of nineteen performances from the New York Theatre scene, the productions in this resource will change.
Video library of career information and career planning help. Contains informational interviews with industry professionals in a wide variety of career areas.
Counseling and Therapy in VideoVCU
Rich collection of video for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, and psychiatric counseling. Features therapy sessions, case consultations, lectures, and interviews, as well as teaching and discussion guides.
This two-volume resource contains productions and documentaries related to influential companies and performers of twentieth-century dance, including ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance.
Digital Theatre +VCU
A platform for the performing arts providing students with access to full-length productions, interviews, texts, rehearsals, and other educational resources.
Docuseek Complete CollectionVCU VIVA
Documentaries covering anthropology, area studies, the arts, criminal justice, education, environmental studies, global studies, health, history, political science, psychology, sciences, sociology, women's studies, and more.
Education in VideoVCU
Teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. Covers hundreds of special topics and themes.
Ethnographic Video Online Vols. I and IIVCU
Hundreds of classic and contemporary documentaries on the study of human culture and behavior covering every region of the world.
Filmakers Library OnlineVCU
Award-winning documentaries and independent films presenting points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions worldwide.
Films on Demand Master Academic CollectionVCU
Streaming films covering core academic subjects. Also includes archival films and newsreels.
Oral histories of African-Americans from all walks of life, including politicians, authors, civil rights activists, religious leaders, musicians, legal scholars, and many others. Includes video footage.
Jazz Music LibraryVCU
Comprehensive collection of jazz recordings covering thousands of artists, ensembles, albums, and genres from all over the world from the beginnings of jazz to today.
JoVE (formerly Journal of Visualized Experiments)VCU
Streaming video resource that includes a peer-reviewed physical and life sciences journal, as well as a science education library. Subjects covered include biology, chemistry, engineering, environmental sciences, medicine, and more.
Kanopy Streaming VCU
Streaming documentaries, feature films, shorts, and more. Includes films from The Criterion Collection, California Newsreel, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features, Green Planet Films, Michael Blackwood, Kino Lorber and many more.
LGBT Studies in VideoVCU
Documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films exploring LGBT history, gay culture and subculture, LGBT families, civil rights, AIDS, transgender issues and other topics.
Music Online provides the most comprehensive database in streaming audio, video, reference, and scores on the web. Integrated searching by ensemble, genre, historical events and more provides in-depth context for music history.
Can be used for course content:Streaming audio and video that spans all time periods, with thousands of artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles. More about affordable course content
National Theatre CollectionVCU
A collaboration with the U.K. National Theatre, this collection offers digital performance resources previously exclusive to the National Theatre's archive, including performances as well as digitized archival material.
Naxos Music LibraryVCU
Streaming classical and world music. Includes notes on musical works and biographical information on composers or artists.
Opera in VideoVCU
Comprehensive collection of operatic performances, interviews, and documentaries, covering the most commonly studied operas in music history, opera literature, and performance classes.
Oral History OnlineVCU
Index and links to web-based oral histories in English in archives and libraries around the world, with links to full text, audio, and video when available.
Streaming training videos in the fields of psychotherapy, counseling, and addiction treatment.
Sage Video: Criminology & Criminal JusticeVCU VIVA
Tutorials that show step-by-step the criminal investigation process, case studies that show how this research affects policy and practice, and films that take you inside forensic labs, correctional facilities, and courtrooms.
Sage Video: NursingVCU VIVA
Tutorials, demonstrations, in-practice videos, and interviews that support nursing education.
Swank Digital CampusVCU
Streaming collection of feature films and documentaries.
Theatre in VideoVCU
Hundreds of videos covering foremost plays worldwide. Includes footage of live performances, documentaries, and interviews with authors, directors, and actors.