Tag Archives: Multimedia & Image Resources

New in Academic Video Online

GRCC licenses Academic Video Online, the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. Academic Video Online provides over 70,000 closed captioned titles spanning subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. 3500+ titles are added each year.

Take a look at some of the most recent additions.

Logon to Academic Video Online with your last name and 7-digit Raider number. For more video options, see the Multimedia & Image Subject Guide.

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Water Rights Video

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River’s End: California’s Latest Water War

Each month, GRCC gets new streaming videos in our Academic Video Online VAST database from Alexander Street Press. Click here for a complete list of this month’s additions. River’s End: California’s Latest Water War, the title highlighted this month, while about the California Water Crisis, will inform Michigan and other Great Lakes residents about this important political, environmental, economic, public health, and social challenge.

“River’s End explores the global water crisis, using California as a microcosm. It shows how water politics that led to the draining of the Owens Valley by Los Angeles, made famous by the film Chinatown, continue to this day in ongoing efforts to take ever more water from Northern California’s San Francisco Bay estuary. Except this time, the water grab is at the hands of industrial agriculture and its powerful corporate investors. River’s End inspires viewers to learn where their water comes from so that we can save our rivers and the ecosystems and communities that depend upon them.”

Access this and other videos through the Academic Video Online VAST database link, or, find them in GRCC Library OneSearch results.  For more media resources, see the Multimedia and Image Resources Subject Guide. Logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.

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ARTSTOR

The ARTSTOR image database has multiple uses – and not just for GRCC art students and  faculty! View and reuse high-quality images from the “world’s leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists and are searchable in one easily-navigated repository.” 

A new feature allows you to download and save the “detailed view” with title, artist, location, date, materials, school, etc.! New images are added monthly; all images are rights-cleared for educational use. Recent additions to ARTSTOR include modern and contemporary art from the Phillips Collection; graphic photography from Magnum Photos; and, additions from the Scala Archives in Italy.

For other available image sources, see the Multimedia & Image Resources Subject Guide – or just view what you love – how about ice skaters?

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Astounding Artstor

The Artstor image database has multiple uses for GRCC art students and  faculty – but it’s also a great resource for everyone!  View and reuse astoundingly beautiful high-quality images depicting a multitude of topics.  Artstor images come from the “world’s leading museums, photo archives, scholars, and artists and are searchable in one easily-navigated repository.” New images are added monthly; all images are rights-cleared for educational use.ArtStor poster with GRCC link

For other art resources, see the Visual Arts Subject Guide.  For other image resources, see the Multimedia & Image Subject Guide.

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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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