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Extended Programs' Mediasite Server

Extended Programs, along with the African and African American Studies Program, has purchased digital rights for many videos in perpetuity (exceptions are noted in the availability section of the database). The content is available for video streaming in University courses via Extended Programs Mediasite server. These videos may be utilized in instructional settings or in connection with other non-teaching, University-related activities provided no admission fee is charged. Videos to be viewed by students outside the traditional classroom must be set up for access within their eCourseware class site. Playback requires Windows Media Player.

Faculty interested in using any of this content should contact Shelia Owens (901-678-2236) to make arrangements.

List of titles in database:  Displayed in RefShare, the sharing module of RefWorks

You have the option to print, export, or generate a reference list from within RefShare. These options, if available, will appear at the top left of the View area when you click on the link. Additional information on this database, which is provided by the database owner, can be found by clicking on the About This Database menu item. For more information on how to use RefShare, click on Help from the RefShare toolbar. By default, the videos are listed by author; they may be re-sorted by title.

Films on Demand

Films On Demand are high-quality streaming videos that can be accessed by faculty and students through online card catalogs, learning management systems, and distance learning courses. Special features built into the Films On Demand platform allow users the ability to organize and bookmark clips, share playlists, store quick links to favorite videos, and manage their entire collection through an administrative reporting system. Playback options are Windows Media, QuickTime or Flash at 400Kbps, 700Kbps or 1.5Mbps.

If you do not need to use any of the special features described below, you can access the resources through the online card catalog. Click here to see the list of available videos.

Special Features

Playlists represent either standard or customized video programs that can be accessed by your students via a playlist code or playlist links. With a playlist, you can provide your students with a single page containing the programs needed for your lessons, assignments, etc. Standard playlists consist of a single video title and all its segments.

  • Standard playlists can be created using the "Create Playlist" buttons found when browsing your collection.
  • Playlists can be created for each and every title in your collection using the "Manage Playlists" option within the administrative tools.
  • Custom playlists can consist of any number of videos, standard segments, and custom learning objects. These are created by registered users of the collection.
    • Anyone wishing to use this or other features should contact Shelia Owens (901-678-2236) to become a registered user and obtain a password.

Alexander Street Press' Theatre in Video

The University Libraries have subscribed to Alexander Street Press' Theatre in Video which contains more than 250 definitive performances of leading plays and more than 200 film documentaries, streamed online. Over 500 hours of resources in all! These videos are hosted on Alexander Street Press' media server.

  • The collection can be accessed from Search UM Libraries  Catalog Classic
    • Keyword search on Theatre in Video
    • Click on Theatre in Video to go to the Alexander Street Press site for access. 

All TBR institutions have access to all updates.

Alexander Street Press Counseling and Therapy in Video

The University Libraries have subscribed to this video collection. It provides an online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling--over 500 hours and more than 500 videos. Videos include counseling sessions and demonstrations, consultations, lectures, presentations, and interviews. Many videos include supplementary materials for classroom use, and continuing education credits are available for a number of titles.

Adam Matthew Database

The University's Department of History has provided access to this database which includes the following collections:

Empire Online - original documents relating to Empire Studies, sourced from libraries and archives around the world, divided into 5 sections covering varying aspects of the colonial experience.

Everday Life & Women in America: c.1820-1900 - provides access to rare primary source material on American social, cultural, and popular history from the Sallie Bingham Center for Women's History, Duke University and The New York Public Library.

Medieval Family Life - full-color images of the original medieval manuscripts that comprise the Paston, Cely, Plumpton, Stonor, and Armburgh family letter collections, along with full-text searchable transcripts from printed editions.

Rock and Roll, Counterculture, Peace and Protest: Popular Culture in Britain and America, 1950-1975 - materials about student protests, civil rights, consumerism and the Vietnam War.

Slavery, Abolition & Social Justice - documents key aspects of the history of slavery worldwide over six centuries, including case studies from America, the Caribbean, Brazil, and Cuba.

The First World War: Personal Experiences - brings to life the reality of the First World War for the men and women who experienced it firsthand; containing digital images of primary source documents from archives around the world.

Ambrose Video 2.0 - Shakespeare Collection

Ambrose Video 2.0 is a collection of 37 BBC Shakespeare Plays, provided by the Tennessee Board of Regents. Collection includes: All's Well That Ends Well; Antony & Cleopatra; As You Like It; The Comedy of Errors; Coriolanus; Cymbeline; Hamlet; Henry IV; Henry V; Henry VI; Henry VIII; Julius Caesar; King John; King Lear; Love's Labour's Lost; Macbeth; Measure for Measure; Merchant of Venice; Merry Wives of Windsor; A Midsummer Night's Dream; Much Ado About Nothing; Othello; Pericles; Richard II; Richard III; Romeo & Juliet; Taming of the Shrew; The Tempest; Timon of Athens; Titus Andronicus; Troilus & Cressida; Twelfth Night; Two Gentleman of Verona; The Winter's Tale.


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