ODY has a new tool for collaboration. The Mediascape is a LCD panel that allows multiple laptop connections and easy switching between displays.
The library now subscribes to two streaming media databases from Alexander Street Press, Silent Film Online and New World Cinema! The databases are available to library patrons from the alphabetic list of databases and the Film Studies page. Silent Film Online.
Contains 250 streaming online titles and will more than double in size by completion. Together, these films represent the foundation of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated by Alexander Street’s editors and Video Advisory Board, the collection covers silent feature films, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s. It includes the most complete, authoritative versions of the highest quality from leading distributors. The collection highlights works from legendary filmmakers such as Georges Méliès, Buster Keaton, Fritz Lang, Charles Chaplin, F.W.
This online streaming video collection delivers approximately 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and the Global Films Initiative, along with some fifty award-winning shorts. Films are from more than sixty countries in forty different languages; non-English films are subtitled in English. Detailed title-level indexing allows viewers immediately to identify films with social, cultural, or political dimensions. New World Cinema comes with classroom performance rights.
A multi-disciplinary full text database that includes peer-reviewed academic journals as well as general magazines and news sources. The database contains full text for more than 8,750 journals including more than 7,800 peer-reviewed titles.
An index of literature covering the history and culture of the United States and Canada, from prehistory to the present. Includes citations and links to journal articles, dissertations, primary documents, books and reviews. Links to fulltext are included.
Documentaries, newsreels, public affairs videos and archival footage.
This comprehensive bibliographic database provides cover-to-cover indexing and abstracts for hundreds of publications related to film and television literature. This database includes extensive content for all applicable areas of film and television research. This database has been designed for use by a broad audience that includes film scholars, college students and general viewers. Subject coverage includes film & television theory, preservation & restoration, screenwriting, production, cinematography, technical aspects and reviews.