Tag Archives: Films on Demand

Streaming Videos Added

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35 new streaming videos  from Films on Demand were added to LLC collections last month, with topics ranging  from Bitcoin to the minimum wage debate to net neutrality. Also included were 9 titles in the popular Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight series:

  • Audio Recording Engineer
  • Child Care Service Owner
  • Dermatologist
  • Geographic Information Systems Specialist
  • Park Ranger
  • Registered Nurse
  • Wealth Management Associate
  • Wealth Management Managing Director
  • Webmaster: Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight

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New Films on Demand Streaming Videos

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Take a look at these neat streaming videos recently added to GRCC’s e-collections! This month, Films on Demand (FOD) added over 300 new videos – on topics spanning: business marketing; careers; communications; criminal justice; environment; ethics;  gerontology;  health; hospitality; psychology; social geography; to, technology.  Videos contain either closed captioning or transcripts, so FOD meets GRCC’s accessibility guidelines.

For more options in streaming video, see the Multimedia & Image Resources Subject Guide.

 

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Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight Streaming Videos Available

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Construction Inspector is one of 80 careers covered in this video series.

The LLC provides a great NEW career resource with the Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight streaming videos from Films on Demand. 80 “candid video interviews with professionals across multiple industries” cover topics including: “keys to success in the field, education and certification requirements, general workplace atmosphere, a typical day on the job, industry-specific challenges, what the future holds, advice for breaking into the profession, and more.”

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Working With … Streaming Videos

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New career-related streaming videos (with simultaneous transcriptions) are available in Films on Demand.   In the Working With …   series, young people in the UK “discuss how they use knowledge and skills they learned at school in the real world… about their working lives, career paths, and what they enjoy about their jobs.”  17 subjects / skills are included: Art, Biology, Business Administration, Chemistry, Design Technology, English, Foreign Language, History, Mechanical Engineering.

For other career resources, take a look at the Careers Subject Guide, as well as the [Careers & Education] tabs on most Subject Guides.  For more streaming videos, see the Multimedia & Image Subject Guide.

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New Streaming Video – take a look!

Take a look at these new streaming videos  from Alexander Street Press and Films on Demand.  Faculty will be interested to learn that most already contain closed captioning or a simultaneous transcript as required for use on campus by Academic Governing Council policy.  If that accessibility feature is not yet available, the vendors tell us that it will be in less than a month.    For more resources, see the Multimedia and Image Resources Subject Guide.

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