25 August 2015
Alexander Street Press recently announced the release of a new video streaming collection to add to their growing database – the BBC Video Collection.
This collection contains 700 of the best videos from the British Broadcasting Corporation! This database has 528 hours of video content from the BBC and covers a little bit of everything: history, business, science & engineering, health & psychology, art, and music. The collection consists mostly of documentaries –636 documentaries—but also contains 43 performances, and 21 instructional videos.
We have a short trial of this video collection available on our database trials page http://www.library.usyd.edu.au/databases/trial.html
The trial expires on 13 Sept 2015
Please have a look and fill out the Database Evaluation Form –
Example titles include:
- “ International Terrorism Since 1945″ this 2009 series, investigates the motives, morals and methods of some of the most infamous attacks of recent times..
- “The Food Factory: Supersized” series from 2012
- “The Royal Opera House” is a performance series from 2001-2003
- “The Tool-Kit to Communicating” is an instructional video series from 2003
- 306 History
- 92 Science
- 71 Business
- 60 Art
- 50 Music
- 29 Engineering
- 26 Health
- 23 Politics
- 12 Criminal justice
- 11 Psychology
- 10 Religion
- 7 Miscellaneous/Other