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Research Workshop I, Top 10 Library Research Hacks, Allegheny: #9 Streaming Videos

This guide will be used in the Research Workshop I: Top Ten Research Hacks at the Allegheny Campus.

Films On Demand

films on demand

CCAC now has access to Films On Demand, the popular educational streaming platform. Supporting all subjects across the curriculum, Films on Demand includes over 30,000 videos from producers like A&E, BBC Learning, California Newsreel, National Geographic, TED, Films for the Humanities and Sciences and many more. Fact Sheet [PDF].

Alexander Street Press

Nursing Education in Video is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board, and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS.

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Kanopy Streaming


Kanopy provides over 14,000 films, including documentaries, classic films, and thousands of award-winning television programs that cover all subjects across the curriculum.

Package # Videos
Agriculture & Geology package 307
Anthropology package 1180
Applied Science package 706
Art & Artists package 1107
Astronomy & Aeronautics package 174
Biology package 269
Business Case Studies package 122
Business Skills package 451
Career Development package 468
Chemistry package 125
Child Health package 176
Classic Cinema package 683
Computer Science and Technology package 269
Documentaries package 5069
Economics & Globalization package 394
Education Documentary package 135
Engineering package 246
Environmental Sciences package 1140
ESL & Languages package 225
Ethnicity & Identity package 831
Everyday Health package 920
Film Studies package 602
Food Technology package 348
Gender Studies package 717
Global Studies & Languages package 1
Health & Wellness package 547
Historical Perspectives package 1260
History - Ancient package 977
History - Military package 485
History - Modern package 1946
Human Rights package 465
Jewish Studies package 238
Journalism package 112
K-12 Lessons package 1676
Law & Criminal Justice package 586
Leadership Training package 602
LGBT package 424
LGBTQ Stories package 249
Literature package 805
Marketing, Advertising & PR package 207
Mathematics package 247
Media & Popular Culture package 271
Media Studies package 251
Medicine package 401
Mental Health package 573
Midwifery package 60
Music package 617
Nursing package 418
Performing Arts package 282
Physics package 466
Political Science package 796
Politics & Current Affairs package 1232
Psychology package 925
Race & Class Studies package 882
Religion & Philosophy package 886
Science, Nature & Technology package 627
Sociology package 951
Sports and Fitness package 364
Staff Picks package 360
Teacher Education Development package 244
TV Series package 1657
Visual Art package 1046
Women & Society package 615
Zoology package 235
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