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Alexander Street Press To Launch Online Video Repository

Alexander Street Press is releasing an online library of more than 8,000 academic video titles and plans to expand their offerings to more than 10,000 this year and 20,000 by 2013.

Academic Video Online Complete will allow subscribers to search all of their Alexander Street videos from one interface and will add new collections, including:

  • Art and Architecture;
  • Religion and Philosophy;
  • Law and Criminal Justice;
  • Politics and Current Affairs;
  • World Language and Literature;
  • Psychology;
  • Health;
  • General Science;
  • Business and Economics; and
  • Diversity Studies.

Three new collections, Filmakers Library Online, Education in Video, and Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume II, have already been launched and are available through April 30 for a free preview here.

Filmakers Library Online is a collection of 900 documentaries covering subjects including human rights, bioethics, and literature.

Education in Video provides resources for the training and professional development of K-12 educators featuring demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms.

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume II is a supplement to Counseling and Therapy in Video. The volumes will be fully cross-searchable to institutions that subscribe to both.

Access to Alexander Street Press videos is available through a yearly subscription or a one-time purchase.

More information can be found here.

About the Author

Joshua Bolkan is the multimedia editor for Campus Technology and THE Journal. He can be reached at jbolkan@1105media.com.

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