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  1. Kanopy Streaming

    Link
    https://www.kanopystreaming.com/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Agriculture, American Studies, Archaeology, Art, Biology, Business Studies, Chemistry, Dance, Design, Economics, Education, Engineering, Film Studies, General Science, Geography, German Studies, History, Information Studies, Mathematics, Media Studies, Medicine, Music, Photography, Physics, Politics and Government, Social Studies, Technology, Women’s Studies
    Type of resource
    AV services, Streaming/Download, Video Sources

    On-demand streaming platform for educational institutions featuring over 26,000 films from leading producers including PBS, BBC, the Criterion Collection, First Run Features, Media Education Foundation, but also many other smaller, niche producers. The site offers both a platform from which to stream films as well as providing a video hosting service. A full range of academic subjects is covered and many of the films, programmes and clips are not otherwise available on DVD. The site also features detailed analytics so that librarians can more easily assess how the site is being used by students. Subscription is based on paying only for the films which students and institutions actually watch.

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  2. Biology on the Box Streaming

    Link
    https://biologyonthebox.wordpress.com/
    Category
    Bio-Medical
    Subject
    Agriculture, Biology, Medicine
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Discussion Lists, Information Sources, Video Sources

    Website created by Chris Willmott at the University of Leicester as a resource for lecturers and students of bioscience in Higher Education. The main aim of biologyonthebox is to share suggestions for the use of television in teaching Biology. The only constraint is that the programmes suggested must be available in Box of Broadcasts (Bob). The site is clearly laid out and easy to navigate. A helpful list of categories, from Agriculture and Bioethics to Virology and Zoology helps users navigate the resource. Each entry features a url to the programme on BoB along with information about the programme and suggestions on how to use it in teaching.

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  3. Naked Genetics Streaming

    Link
    https://www.thenakedscientists.com/HTML/podcasts/genetics/
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Agriculture, Biology, Genetics, Medicine
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Audio monthly podcasts from the Naked Scientists team at the University of Cambridge in collaboration with the Genetics Society. Recent topics (10/2015) in the magazine-style format have included targeting cancer genes, GM crops and genetic testing. The description of content is comprehensive and full transcripts are available for most titles.

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  4. IAEA Talk Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    https://www.iaea.org/newscenter/multimedia/podcasts
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Agriculture, Biology, Development Studies, Economics, Engineering, Environmental Studies, Medicine, Physics
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    IAEA Talk is a podcast that features scientists and experts discussing issues related to nuclear science and its peaceful applications. Based in Vienna, the IAEA works for the safe, secure and peaceful uses of nuclear science and technology. Its key roles contribute to international peace and security, and to the World’s Millennium Goals for social, economic and environmental development. Topics include forensics and security, minoring radiation with drones, nuclear science in cancer treatment and detecting avian flu. The IAEA also streams a large number of videos.

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  5. Nature Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    http://www.nature.com/nature/podcast/index.html
    Category
    Bio-Medical, Science and Technology
    Subject
    Agriculture, Astronomy, Biology, Botany, Chemistry, Engineering, Environmental Studies, General Science, Nature, Physics, Technology
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Podcasts. Each week ‘Nature’ publishes a free podcast hosted by Kerri Smith, with reporters Noah Baker, Ewen Callaway, Lizzie Gibney, Geoff Marsh and Charlotte Stoddart. Every show features highlighted content from the current edition of the journal including interviews with the people behind the science, and in-depth commentary and analysis from journalists covering science around the world. Topics covered include a simulation which will help scientists discover how the moon was formed and how blind rats have a magnetic sixth sense.

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  6. Med-Mem Streaming

    Link
    http://www.medmem.eu/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Agriculture, Archaeology, Art, Economics, Geography, History, Languages, Media Studies, Music, Politics and Government, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Archives/Museums, Streaming/Download

    The results of a project to collect shared memories of the Mediterranean are presented on this website, which provides free access to over 4,000 audiovisual items from the region. Fourteen institutions from the Mediterranean region took part in the project, including broadcasters from Palestine, Israel, Spain, France, Italy, Algeria, Morocco, Egypt and Croatia. The site presents a selection of curated clips, aiming to provide a picture of the heritage, culture and history of the Mediterranean area. The clips are accompanied by wide range of editorial content, offering the opportunity to explore by theme and collection, with maps and timelines to aid navigation. Themes cover arts, economy, trade, industry, eco-systems, water issues, food and cooking, migration etc. The site is available in English, French and Arabic.

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  7. Cornish Story: Cornwall’s Living Archive Streaming

    Link
    http://www.cornishstory.com
    Category
    Arts and Humanities
    Subject
    Agriculture, Crafts, Ethnology, Geography, History
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Archives/Museums, Streaming/Download

    This site is an initiative of the Cornish Audiovisual Archive (CAVA), which seeks to use oral history, music, photography and film to interpret the story of Cornwall, past and present. CAVA is a collection of recordings related to Cornwall, covering agriculture, brass bands, geographical communities, identity, kinship, mining, politics and religion.

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  8. Institut de Recherche Pour Le Développement Streaming

    Link
    http://en.ird.fr/
    Category
    Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Agriculture, Biology, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Ethnology, Nature
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Organisations

    The IRD is a French public science and technology research institute managed by the French ministries in charge of research and overseas development. The institute is responsible for a number of programmes focusing on the relationship between people and the environment in in Africa, some Mediterranean countries, Latin America, Asia and the French tropical overseas territories. The Videos Online channel presents a monthly film, made in the field, showcasing the different types of research and projects undertaken by IRD and produced in close co-operation with the scientists and researchers involved in the programmes. The videos cover aspects of ethnology, conservation, biodiversity, development and environmental studies. The English-language version of the website features a handful of films with English commentaries: there are many more videos available on the French version of the website.

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  9. Access Agriculture Streaming

    Link
    https://www.accessagriculture.org/
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Agriculture, Development Studies, Environmental Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Discussion Lists, Organisations, Streaming/Download, Video Sources

    This website showcases agricultural training videos, specifically aimed at sustaining agriculture in developing countries. The videos are divided into fourteen categories, covering different types of agriculture - cereals, pulses, livestock, fish - as well as videos on business skills, pest control, sustainable land management and mechanisation. The videos can be freely viewed and downloaded in MP4 format and DVD compilations of some of the films are available on request. Although aimed specifically at farmers in the developing world, the site will be of interest to students of agriculture and development studies.

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  10. The Rural Media Company Streaming

    Link
    https://www.ruralmedia.co.uk/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Agriculture, Archaeology, Development Studies, Environmental Studies, Ethnology, Geography, Geology, Nature, Social Studies, Social Welfare
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Organisations

    Based in the West Midlands, this charity aims to enable rural and disadvantaged communities to participate in creative media activities and, in their own words, ‘create high quality film, photography, web, and print resources, that reflect diverse rural communities and issues, and challenge stereotypes and prejudice.' The website provides access to many of their films (click here) as well as detailed information on their diverse activites aimed at engaging with young people and local communities. They also run media skills courses specifically aimed at the Gypsy, Roma and Traveller communities as part of a Big Lottery-funded scheme.

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