Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection
A streaming video collection of thousands of high quality digital and video clips. Under the subject of History there are more than 2,000 titles divided into the three broad categories of World History, European History, and American History.
Access Note: To view videos Adobe Flash 10 (free) or higher is required.
Access Note: Create a user account (free), in order to create and share customized playlists, save your favourite videos for quick access and set your default preferences, Click on Create Account or Sign In on upper right corner of screen.
Images de Guerre 1940-1946 = Images of War 1940-1946
2005 edition; covering: 1940-1946
A collection of 85 hours of wartime newsreels in the French language created during the years, 1940-1946, and shown to the French movie-going public. The newsreels were selected by leading historians of the Second World War and the Resistance. Access Note: Accessible from any of the Murray Library and branch library Learning Commons workstations. Launch from the Windows Start button. Select All Programs and then Images de Guerre. Note that the interface is in French only. To listen to commentary and music, headphones are required. Headphones can be purchased at the Circulation Desk on the Ground Floor of the Murray Library.
National Film Board of Canada Online
1917 to present; embargo of 12 - 18 months
Access to over 2.500 National Film Board (NFB) of Canada films, trailers and clips. Productions available in both English and French. The Library's institutional license includes public performance rights on campus. [details
Theatre in Video
This resource will be completed in 2009
Collection of more than 250 plays and more than 100 video documentaries in English in streaming video. Access Note: When initially selecting this resource, click on the link twice (this is a known bug reported to the vendor).
To view the streaming videos, you must have:
- Macromedia Flash Player v.8 or higher -- download the free player
- A minimum of 400kbps of bandwidth – 400kbps is required to view performances in the standard (400X300 pixels) view and 800kbps is required for the larger (700X522 pixels) view. To test your internet connection’s bandwidth, please consult the CNET bandwidth test. [details]