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  1. Academic Video Online: Premium Streaming

    Link
    http://search.alexanderstreet.com/avon
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    American Studies, Architecture, Art, Business Studies, Design, Environmental Studies, Film Studies, History, Literature, Media Studies, Medicine, Music, Politics and Government, Psychology, Religious Studies, Social Studies, Social Welfare, Women’s Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Databases, Streaming/Download

    Academic Video Online: Premium is the largest and most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers more than 50,000 video titles spanning all academic subject areas including anthropology, business, counselling, film, health, history, music, and more. More than 12,000 titles are exclusive to Alexander Street. From Jan 1 2016, it includes the new “AVON-to-Own” feature, where subscribing libraries receive perpetual rights to videos they select at the end of each annual term commensurate with the amount of the subscription, using an entire year of usage data to support selections. Subscribing libraries also receive Alexander Street’s Media Hosting Service at no charge.

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  2. 92Y On Demand Streaming

    Link
    http://92yondemand.org/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Art, Business Studies, General Science, Literature, Music, Religious Studies, Social Studies, Sports Science, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Huge archive of freely available audio and video interviews with around 1000 notable figures from the worlds of literature, art, music, entertainment, politics and sport who have appeared at the 92Y, a New York community centre and cultural institution with a history stretching back to the late nineteenth century. Users can search by year, topic or performer name to find Kurt Vonnegut’s first public reading from ‘Breakfast of Champions’ in 1970, Wallace Stevens reciting ‘An Ordinary Evening in New Haven’, Iris Murdoch discussing philosophy and novel writing and Christopher Hitchens debating whether or not Islam is a religion of peace. Known for its sophisticated, well-read audiences, the quality of debate is high and the topics range widely, covering sports, comedy, Jewish issues, business & finance and science & technology, as well as literature.

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  3. The Broad Experience Streaming

    Link
    http://www.thebroadexperience.com/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Business Studies, Women’s Studies
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Excellent podcast about women in the workplace which examines a broad range of issues in a positive, business-like manner, covering race, communication styles, sexual harassment, the glass ceiling, women in academia, salary levels, childcare issues and many other subjects. Featuring interviews, panel discussions and case studies, the site is distinguished by its intelligent, nuanced and humorous approach to a complex area. The site, which features a clean, easy to navigate layout, also includes a blog, transcripts and a newsletter.

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  4. 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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  5. Impact Films Streaming

    Link
    https://www.ox.ac.uk/research/research-impact/impact-films?wssl=1
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Bio-Medical, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Business Studies, Mathematics, Medicine
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Streaming/Download

    The Oxford Impacts video series celebrates the ways that Oxford University benefits the world of policy, health, business and culture. In a series of short films Oxford academics and researchers, talk about how their research has benefited the wider community and the impact it has had outside the university.

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  6. Planet Money: the Economy Explained Streaming

    Link
    ww.npr.org/podcasts/510289/planet-money
    Category
    Social Sciences
    Subject
    Business Studies, Economics
    Medium
    Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    Planet Money is an American podcast and blog produced by National Public Radio (NPR), in association with Chicago Public Media, producers of the programme THIS AMERICAN LIFE. Issued twice weekly recent editions have covered the Chinese economy, the cost of health care, the Greek monetary crisis and the economics of drought.

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  7. The W. Edwards Deming Podcasts Streaming

    Link
    http://podcast.deming.org/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Business Studies, Education
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Organisations, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    The W. Edwards Deming Institute is a nonprofit organisation founded in 1993 by internationally renowned statistician, author and consultant Dr. W. Edwards Deming. The aim of the Institute is to foster an understanding of The Deming System of Profound Knowledge® "to advance commerce, prosperity and peace". The site offers many podcasts by educators, business leaders and practitioners promoting the Deming system and philosophies and over 100 Videos on Demand.

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  8. DFJ Entrepreneurial Thought Leaders Lectures Streaming

    Link
    http://ecorner.stanford.edu/podcasts.html
    Category
    Science and Technology
    Subject
    Business Studies, Education, Technology
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    A termly lectures series (2005 to date) from Stanford University featuring talks from leaders in technology, business, finance, education and philanthropy. The majority of talks are streamed as audio or video.

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  9. LSE Video and Audio Channels Streaming

    Link
    http://www.lse.ac.uk/newsAndMedia/videoAndAudio/channels/Home.aspx
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Business Studies, Economics, Education, Ethnology, Geography, History, Politics and Government, Psychology, Social Studies
    Medium
    Film/Video, Radio/Sound
    Type of resource
    Blogs, Podcasting, Streaming/Download

    The London School of Economics offers a broad selection of over thirty podcasts and videos from its departments and schools. This page presents the resources in a clearly laid out manner, making it easy to see at a glance what is on offer, with brief, informative summaries of each podcast and a clear design. There are too many resources to mention them all here, but selected highlights include: VoxEUROPP, Current Affairs in Mandarin, Institute of Public Affairs and Democratic Audio. There are also links to other outlets which syndicate the content, including iTunesU, YouTube, Webfeeds, mixcloud and Soundcloud. All the resources are freely available.

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  10. Faculti Streaming

    Link
    https://faculti.net/
    Category
    Arts and Humanities, Science and Technology, Social Sciences
    Subject
    Architecture, Astronomy, Business Studies, Economics, Education, Film Studies, General Science, History, Physics, Politics and Government, Russian Studies, Social Studies, Social Welfare
    Medium
    Film/Video
    Type of resource
    Journals, Streaming/Download

    This site presents videos of academics from various disciplines, talking to camera about their interests and research. The aim is to communicate research in a way that is accessible to the wider public. The videos are professionally made and the participants present their ideas clearly in an unadorned, simple way, largely relying on direct, to camera communication, without any other audiovisual aids. Users can narrow their search by four broad categories: Arts and Humanities, Formal Sciences, Natural Sciences, Professional and Social Sciences. Amongst the disciplines currently represented on the site are Architecture, History, Philosophy, Sociology, Finance, Fashion, Film Studies, Management and Planetary Sciences. All content is free to view but there are various Licensing options for use of the content beyond the platform. A simple idea, well executed.

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