Description:Black Studies in Video brings together seminal documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage to provide a comprehensive picture of African-American activism and philosophy from the Civil Rights era and beyond.
The collection will grow to 500 hours of film exploring African-American history, politics, art and culture, family structure, gender relationships, and social and economic issues.
The collection offers unprecedented access to rare and previously unpublished videos, such as:
-The landmark African-American television program “Say Brother”
-Unreleased archival content from the Black Panther Party
-Video interviews with writers, artists, and poets from the Hatch-Billops Collection at Emory
-The SNCC Legacy Video Collection
-Select footage from the NAACP archives
Alexander Street’s cutting-edge interface brings unique functionality to this content. ASP’s indexing lets users search and browse by people, themes, and topics, optimizing visibility for all material. Users can also search video transcripts to locate specific concepts, historical events, and artistic movements and watch relevant videos within seconds.
Content: Streaming video files with full text. Publisher: California Newsreel & Alexander Street Press.
Description: Digital Campus, provided by Swank Motion Pictures, Inc.® was created for professors and administrators to enhance curriculum by providing students with legal access to course-related films including many popular titles. Through Digital Campus, students can conveniently view assigned films - freeing up valuable class time and eliminating the time constraints of sharing copies. Swank Digital Campus contains over 20,000 movies and films available as streaming video for course-related use. For purposes of the trial, the Swank Top 100 most requested films are available.
Check here for Digital Campus FAQ.
Digital Campus uses Microsoft Silverlight to play the movies. Silverlight should already be installed on University-owned computers and is compatible with both Macs and PCs. To learn more or download Silverlight, go to Microsoft’s website. Swank Digital Campus films will not play on mobile devices at this time.
URL Links and Embed Links for individual films may be used in D2L during the trial.