The BBC Literary Adaptations in Video collection was recently added to the Academic Video Online (VAST) database from Alexander Street Press. It includes almost 200 hours of BBC productions of 50+ famous literary works “from Dickens to Shakespeare, from Chekhov to Arthur Miller, from Jane Austen to Mary Shelley.” Click here for a list of titles included in the collection.
Access these and other videos through the database Academic Video Online (VAST) link, or, find them in GRCC Library OneSearch results. When you’re off-campus or using wireless, you will be asked to log on with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.
Alexander Street Press recently added new award-winning documentary content to our premier streaming video database Academic Video Online VAST.
Film Platform titles have been “carefully selected from prestigious film festivals, made by the best filmmakers from around the globe including many OSCAR®-nominated and OSCAR®-shortlisted documentaries.” Titles include: Agnus Dei; The Big Picture: Rethinking Dyslexia; The Hunting Ground; A Place at the Table; Race to Nowhere; and, RGB. There are 180 titles available so far – with more than 200 expected by the end of 2020.
Access these and other videos through the database Academic Video Online VAST link, or, find them in GRCC Library OneSearch results. When you’re off-campus or using wireless, you will be asked to log on with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.
Take a look at new science video content available in Science Reference Center. Videos appear in lists of search results, and may also be searched directly through the [Images] option on the top toolbar. The new collection features 2,000+ short videos from top educational publishers including:
- Boclips: A collection of nearly 200 short-form clips that are curated, copyright-cleared, and ready for the classroom; includes videos from LearnZillion, Paul Andersen with Bozeman Science, PBS LearningMedia’s Crash Course with John Green, and TED-Ed;
- Media4Math: Approximately 100 video tutorials in algebra and geometry;
- Nature Picture Library: More than 1,500 video clips featuring footage of animals in their natural habitats (no sound or transcripts); and,
- Twig Education: Nearly 200 three-minute videos that align with Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) and cover topics in the earth, space, life, physical and applied sciences.
GRCC users will be prompted for their last name and 7-digit Raider number. Science Reference Center is available through MeL Michigan eLibrary Databases – a federal-state matching grant providing content for all Michigan residents.
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
- Geographic Information Systems Specialist
- Park Ranger
- Registered Nurse
- Wealth Management Associate
- Wealth Management Managing Director
- Webmaster: Career Q&A: Professional Advice and Insight
If you’re off-campus or using wireless, you may be asked to log on with your last name and 7-digit Raider number.
You’d have to be a hermit to have missed the news of recent volcano eruptions and lava flows on Hilo, the “Big Island,” Hawaii. It’s frightening; citizens and their homes are in grave danger; yet, it’s fascinating to watch. Closer to home, GRCC’s seismometer recorded the earthquakes associated with volcanic activity.
The Hawaiian Volcano Observatory’s website is one place to find accurate scientific information. USC’s Digital Folklore Archive provides the ancient side of the story with Pele: The Fire Goddess. If you are interested in learning more, GRCC’s Library has a short video:Hawaii Volcanoes – Mauna Loa. Prod. Arthur Hurley. National Geographic, 2013. Academic Video Online: Premium Database. Web. (logon with your last name and 7-digit Raider number)