Video recordings (DVDs, films, etc.)
American black journal
Recognizing the unique historical value of the 40 year run of the series now known as American Black Journal, Detroit Public Television (DPTV) has worked
with Michigan State University (MSU) to develop a $1.4 million plan to catalog, preserve, and provide broad public access to the entire corpus of the shows.
NBC Learn, the education arm of NBC News, makes the global resources of NBC News and the historic film and video archive available to teachers, students,
schools and universities. The website has digitized stories from the NBC News archives -- one of the largest news archives in the world, dating back to the 1920s. In addition, collections are updated with current events every day, Monday through Friday, with stories from such celebrated programs as NBC Nightly News, the TODAY show, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, as well as the networks of MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo. There are 26 subject areas from economics to environmental sciences.
Paley Center for Media iCollection for Colleges
Watch and listen to 15,000+ programs (streaming video) from the Paley Center's collection. Find programs by title, air date, cast, commercials, or detailed
summary information. Access selections from the Center's Special Collections such as "The Johnny Carson Collection" and "The 9/11 Collection." Access info: Requires Net ID and Password.
Silent film online
Brings together films which together represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. The database covers silent features, serials, and
shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.
Television news archive
Coverage: 1968- (ABC, CBS, NBC); 1995- (CNN); 2004- (FoxNews)
Searchable archive of abstracts of news broadcasts from 1968 to present (ABC, CBS, NBC), 1995 to present (CNN), selected content from PBS and FOX News.
Selected online video content from CNN and NBC viewable with RealPlayer. Descriptive summaries of the Vanderbilt University collection of network television news programs and other news-related programming collected in its archive since August 5, 1968. Loan copies of videotapes in 3/4 inch U-matic & 1/2 inch VHS. format are available for a fee from the Archive.
Theatre in video
Contains performances of the world's leading plays and film documentaries on the subject of theater in streaming video. Includes dozens of BBC Shakespeare
productions. Some plays presented in multiple productions exemplifying various interpretations of the text, and technical and cultural differences among the presentations. Usage info: Licensed for 3 simultaneous users.