The University Libraries have acquired two more video collections from Alexander Street Press.
Black Studies in Video, features 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 Classics collection, and includes films covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social and economic pressures, and gender relations. It features the SNCC Legacy Video Collection, a series of formal addresses, panel discussions and programs that took place at a conference and reunion commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the founding of the Student Non-Violent Coordinating Committee.
Ethnographic Video Online: Volume 1, covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more. Thematic areas include: language and culture, kinesthetics, body language, food and foraging, cooking, economic systems, social stratification and status, caste systems and magic, music and the arts, culture and personality, and sex, gender, and family roles.