The full run of newsreels on significant historical events from throughout the 20th century. Includes the March of Time series, and selected videos from American History in Video and World History in Video, but adds new material from France, Japan, the Netherlands, and other countries throughout the world.
Each film has a transcript or translation. Clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared. Videos can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android device, available for 48 hours.
Black Studies in Video is an Alexander Street Press collection featuring award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique access to their African American Perspectives collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations. Upon completion, Black Studies in Video will have about 500 hours of video, in streaming format.
Videos from Alexander Street Press can be downloaded to a phone or other portable device for viewing within 24 hours.
Film of social psychologist Stanley Milgram's 1961 experiment, "Obedience to Authority" at Yale University. This film provides the important visual imagery essential for truly understanding the foundations of this field.
When complete, Classical Music in Video will contain 1,000 hours of classical music performances and masterclasses captured on video -- approximately 1,500 performances in all. The collection will contain performances of all forms of classical music, including major orchestral performances by leading orchestras, plus chamber music, oratorio, and solo performances, along with masterclasses and interviews with master teachers from around the world. This release contains more than 700 works totaling 400 hours.
Classic and little-known films from the silent era, the 1890s to 1930s. Feature films, shorts and serials are represented. Includes classics such as "Birth of a Nation", "Intolerance", "The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari" and Battleship Potemkin". Included are films distributed by British Film Institute National Archive, Cineteca Bologna and Lobster Films in Paris.
When complete, Silent Film Online will include films distributed by Flicker Alley, including several early films by Charlie Chaplin, Lumiere, Mendel, Cecil B. DeMille and Abel Gance.
The collection includes approximately 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and Global Lens. There are also some 50 award winning short films. Includes documentaries, comedies and dramas.
All films were presented at major film festivals, Collectively the films in the database have won more than 1,000 awards.
Film clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared with others. Videos can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android phone, available for 48 hours.
The Vogue Archive contains the entire run of Vogue magazine (US edition) from 1892 up to three months ago, reproduced in high-resolution color page images. More than 400,000 pages are included, documenting the work from designers, photographers, stylists and illustrators of the late 19th, 20th, and early 21st centuries. Users can conduct searches to reveal results in all text, captions, and titles throughout the magazine, including advertisements, covers and fold-outs. Page images are provided in both JPEG and Flash digital formats.
To use the The Paley iCollection, you must register and create a personal account.
If you have not yet registered, click here to create your personal account.
If you have already registered, click here to login with your email address and password.
Note: To view videos in the Paley iCollection,
your web browser must have MicroSoft's SilverLight plug-in installed.
Ethnographic Video Online contains over 1600 films, primarily ethnographic documentaries and interviews of anthropologists. The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including previously unreleased raw footage, field notes and study guides. Documentaries from key filmmakers such as John Marshall, Timothy Ash, Robert Gardner, David MacDougall, John Bishop, David Plath, and others provide long-term perspectives on the study of regions and cultures, as well as the historical development of documentary film itself. Each film includes a transcript. Clips and playlists can be created, saved and shared. Videos can be downloaded to an Apple OS or Android phone, available for 48 hours.
This collection includes both Ethnographic Video Volume I and Ethnographic Video Volume II. Voulme II provides an additional 450 films, including films from a number of new publishers and distributors, such as the Royal Anthropological Institute (RAI), ZED, and Documentary Educational Resources (DER)
An online video collection for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. When complete will contain over 500 videos of counseling and therapy sessions. Videos can be searched and browsed. All include transcripts. Users can save clips and make and share playlists of selections. Includes three modules: Counseling & Therapy in Video I, II and III.