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
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.
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
- 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.