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American History in Video
This series of streaming media resources provides access to many sources dealing with people, events and places in American History.
Free videos and educational content from PBS. Excellent for the Humanities, Science and Social Sciences. Entire curriculums are set up for some materials.
Classical Music Library
The Classical Music Library provides audio files of works by famous classical composers. There are over 50,000 recordings, 1800 composers, and 5000 artists. There are also some non-classical works also, such as folk music, music from the Broadway stage and movie music.
Discovery Films - A rich collection of over 4,500 films from the Discovery Channel and other sources. The films are often broken into segments. The collection covers all types of subjects.
"The INTELECOM Online Resources Network ™ is a hosted and supported digital repository and subscription database of academic video clips
You can choose from a variety of video collections including Biological Sciences, Oceanography, History, Philosophy, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, Health, and Environmental Studies. And as with academic journal databases, new content is added on an ongoing basis."
Literary Streaming Media
The JSCC Library is offering online videos through the Tennessee Board of Regents Media Consortium. The videos include "A Prologue to Chaucer", Alice Walker 'Everyday Use'" "Ancient Greece", "Ancient Rome", "August Wilson: The American Dream in Black and White", "Eudora Welty: 'A Worn Path'", "Hinduism and Buddhism", "Langston Hughes", "Shakespeare and His Theater" and "The Yellow Wallpaper".
National Public Radio has collected stories by ordinary Americans who have found extraordinary meaning in everyday experiences. Some of the stories are animated.
Tennessee Virtual Archive-
The Tennessee Virtual Archive provides a searchable array of historical records, photographs, documents, maps, postcards, film, audio and other original materials of enduring value. Maintained by the Tennessee State Library and Archives.
Theater in Video collection
"Theatre in Video contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all. This release contains 279 titles, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.
Included are landmark performances such as The Iceman Cometh, Awake and Sing, Dom Juan, Bérénice, Long Day's Journey Into Night, Playboy of the Western World, Krapp's Last Tape, and the complete works of Shakespeare as produced by the BBC and other theatrical companies. Notable actors include Claire Bloom, Laurence Olivier, Colleen Dewhurst, Richard Dreyfuss, Walter Matthau, Meryl Streep, Anthony Hopkins, Helen Mirren and more. For the first time, students, instructors and researchers can bookmark specific scenes, monologues and staging, and these landmark performances can become a permanent part of the curriculum."
World History in Video
"World History in Video is a wide-ranging collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that allow students and researchers to explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. The video content offered here is truly global in scope, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania. Upon completion, the collection will contain 1,000 hours of streaming video that offers access to more than 1,750 important, critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide."