Online version of McGraw-Hill Encyclopedia of Science and Technology, 10th ed. 2007 plus updates.
OBIS record for print edition. Sci Reference Q121 .M3 2007 vols.1-20
More than 500 HD streaming videos for humanities, social sciences and natural sciences; includes the complete BBC Shakespeare, A History of Civil Rights in America, and the Miracle of the Human Body series. Closed captioning provided.
|American History in Video
Digital streaming videos including documentaries, newsreels, archival footage, and public affairs videos, with searchable video transcripts.
|Berliner Philharmoniker's Digital Concert Hall
Note: Only one user at a time.
The Digital Concert Hall is the virtual concert venue of the Berliner Philharmoniker on the Internet. There are more than 30 broadcasts a year, and the site contains an archive of past performances.
|Black Studies Center
Covers the Black experience from ancient Africa to the modern day from perspectives in history, literature, political science, sociology, philosophy, and religion. Also includes the full text backfile (1935 to 1975) of the influential black newspaper The Chicago Defender.
|CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online)
Includes working papers, policy briefs, case studies, videos and course packs, as well as journal articles and books. Sources range from NGOs and think tanks to university-based research institutes.
Dates of Coverage: 1991-
|Educational Films & Documentaries
Full-length educational videos covering a wide variety of subjects. The collection currently includes videos from two distributors, Ambrose Video and Films for the Humanities & Sciences.
|Encyclopedia of Physics Demonstrations
600 videos of physics experiments, augmented by slow-motion photography and animation. Each video illustrates a particular principle of physics.
Note: Only 3 Oberlin users at one time.
Full-text global news sources, including newspapers, newswires, television and radio transcripts, numerous regional and industry publications, and images from Reuters. Content comes from ~160 countries in 22 languages.
|Foreign Language Video Instruction
A collection of video clips in which native speakers elaborate on a wide variety of topics about their culture, family, daily life, and more. Each video clip is accompanied by a description, the country of the speaker, and additional grammar and vocabulary notes. Videos are available in QuickTime format. Produced by the ViewPoints Project of the Five Colleges of Ohio consortium.
|Handbook of the Birds of the World - Alive
All content of the 17-volume print reference work, continuously updated for online access. OC affiliated users only. Print volumes location & call number: Science Library Reference, QL673 .H265 1992.
Online videos include documentaries and feature films
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Online software tutorials & training.
A classical music digital channel, offering a catalogue of 1,400 programmes in video-on-demand, as well as 100 live concerts each year.
|Metropolitan Opera on Demand
More than 450 Met performances. Dozens of Live in HD productions, classic telecasts from the 1970s, '80s, '90s, and '00s, and hundreds of radio broadcasts dating back to 1936.
|Naxos Video Library|
|OhioLINK Digital Resource Commons (DRC)
Streaming video of demonstrations and counseling sessions on a host of therapeutic topics. A resource for teaching and training in psychotherapy practice and education about psychology.
|Reproductive Physiology Animations
A collection of learning modules on human reproduction from the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. The modules have animation, and some have sound.
|Science Online (via Facts on File)
Indepth introductory articles in all scientific disciplines. Includes definitions, biographies, news articles, timelines, and experiments & activities. Articles are selected from a diverse collection of Facts on File encyclopedias and other reference sources.
Searches more than 300 million items - books, scholarly articles, newspaper articles, data, digital audio, digital video, digital images, government documents and more. It draws from the library catalog (OBIS), many of the full text and article indexing databases, as well as digital repositories from colleges, universities, research centers, and other open-access archives on the web.
|Vanderbilt Television News Archive
Evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS, and NBC (since 1968), an hour per day of CNN (since 1995) and Fox News (since 2004).
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