American History in Video
This series of streaming media resources provides access to many sources dealing with people, events, and places in American History.
BBC Shakespeare Films
A collection of all the Shakespearian plays.
Excellent videos dealing with all aspects of African American history.
The ICE Video Library provides excellent visual resources to both faculty and students in physical and occupational therapy curriculum . All videos are filmed with actual patients and therapists in real-life treatment settings including acute care, skilled nursing, outpatient, home health and ICU. Diagnosis include musculoskeletal, nervous system, mental & behavioral disorders, respiratory, and pediatrics.
A great array of documentary films and feature films.
Lantern A search and visualization platform for nearly two million pages of digitized books and magazines from the histories of film, broadcasting, and recorded sound.
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."
Public Broadcasting videos
Smithsonian Open Access allows users to download, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images. Users have access to more than 3 million 2D and 3D digital items from Smithsonian collections, which includes images and data from across the Smithsonian’s 19 museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo.
National Public Radio has collected stories by ordinary Americans who have found extraordinary meaning in everyday experiences. Some of the stories are animated.
Feature films chosen by faculty for use in their classes.
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."