Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Trial: American History in Video

The University of Hawaii at Manoa Library is currently trialing American History in Video, a streaming video service from Alexander Street Press. The trial is active through Oct. 24, 2010. Click here to access the trial.

American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries. This release now provides 4,848 titles, equaling approximately 1,215 hours.