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Global Resources: Media

This guide provides information resources for global study.


To search the catalog for videos, use Advanced Search, and limit your search by Format to Film/Video.


 Best Online Documentaries:

 FedFlix: Incliceds movies of the United States Government free to use. Search by categories. A joint project of the National Technical Information Service and Public.Resource.Org.

Folkstreams : short films and mini-documentaries on American roots culture, including music, folkart and traditional customs.

BigThink: video interviews from the world’s most influential experts in business, entertainment, education, religion and media.

Fora.TV: videos from live events, lectures, and debates taking place at the world’s top universities, think tanks and conferences.

Internet Archive: Moving Images: thousands of digital movies which range from classic full-length films to daily alternative news broadcasts, to videos of every genre uploaded by Archive users. Many of these movies are available for download.

Academic Materials (lectures, courses)

 Academic Earth: full video courses from leading universities.

iTunes U: access through iTunes Store for free academic lectures and other content.