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Entrepreneurial Studies Source™ offers users full text for more than 125 key periodicals, 135 reference books, numerous case studies, thousands of company profiles and over 600 videos with transcripts and related articles from the Harvard Faculty Seminar Series and Vator.TV, one of the world's largest social network sites for high-tech entrepreneurs.
Filmakers Library Online provides award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.
Films on Demand is a streaming video service, accessible from any computer with a high-speed Internet connection. You can search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists for others to view. You can also integrate videos directly into Blackboard Learn. The videos include public performance rights and can be shown on campus or in the library to students, faculty, patrons, and community members. UNCW subscribes to 23 titles in the areas of Area Studies, Business & Economics, Communication, English & Language Arts, Health & Medicine, History, Political Science and Sociology.
Literary Reference Center™ Plus is a comprehensive, full-text database that provides users with a broad spectrum of information on thousands of authors and their works across literary disciplines and timeframes. Combining information from major reference works, books, literary journals, this database features an expansive collection of author biographies, plot summaries & work overviews, full-text essays from leading publishers, literary reference books & monographs, cover-to-cover full text for literary magazines & journals, book reviews from the most prestigious publications, poems from hundreds of sources, short stories, classic texts, author interviews, and much more.
Authoritative medical information for professionals and consumers.
NBC Learn Higher Ed is a collection of primary source videos, newsreels, documents, and images that can be used for research, projects, and in classroom and online teaching. It includes more than 12,000 stories from the NBC News archives — one of the largest news archives in the world, dating back to the 1920s. In addition, collections are updated with current events every day, Monday through Friday, with stories from such celebrated programs as NBC Nightly News, the TODAY show, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, as well as the networks of MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo.
NBC Learn K-12 is a collection of over 14,000 standards-aligned resources designed for use in the classroom. It provides thousands of historic news reports, current events stories, original content, primary source documents, and other digital media specifically designed to help teach and engage students of all levels and abilities.
Streaming videos on American History, Arts, Biography, Business & Investing, Cultural Studies, Current Issues, Education, Health, North Carolina, Science, World History.
Nursing Education in Video is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. This current release includes 317 videos.
You can now view nearly 250 quality PBS programs covering a wide variety of topics. These videos are viewable from any computer running Flash Player version 9 or higher with a relatively good Internet connection (at least 175 Kbps). Unfortunately, it will not be possible to view the videos over a dial-up Internet line.
This resource offers a wide variety of information on small business and entrepreneurial subject areas, common business types, a help and advice section, and provides information on how to create business plans that lead to successful funding.
An essential resource for the study of popular entertainment in the nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Consists of four components: Spiritualism, Sensation and Magic; Circuses, Sideshows and Freaks; Music Hall, Theatre and Popular Entertainment; and Moving pictures, optical entertainments & the advent of cinema. Includes full-text, full-color reproductions of books, ephemera, handbills, pamphlets, photos, posters, programs, scripts, and other types of materials. Coverage is most extensive for Great Britain; but there is also a fair range of materials for the U.S.A
Recently added Videos
For updates on the library’s most recently added video titles, check out our new materials lists, which include links to the catalog record for each item. We also have printable(pdf) lists and subject based RSS feeds of new titles that are updated each month.
- Make sure the Status of the item is "Available." If the status is something other than available, learn what that status means and what actions you can take.
Write down (or text yourself) the Location and the Call # for your item. You might think of the "Location" as the "Neighborhood" the item resides in and the "Call Number" as the "Address" of the item.
- View our Library Floor Maps for a general idea of library locations and call # arrangement.
- To learn more about call #s, visit this guide.
More about Finding Videos in the Library
Videos (VHS, DVDs and Streaming Media) are searchable in the Library Catalog. For best results, use the Advanced Search and limit your searches to a material type "VIDEORECORDING" and location "UNCW Audiovisuals."
There are 6 locations ("neighborhoods") for videos and all are located on the first floor within close proximity of each other.
For Recreational and Foreign locations, use the Call # to find the Section
|If your Location is Recreational AND your call # starts with...||it's in this section:|
|PN1995.9.R43||Reality (Television programs only)|
|PN1997||Foreign feature film|
|If your Location is Foreign AND your call # starts with...||it's in this section:|
|PN1997 .L3||Lapp (Sami)|
|PN1997 .O5||Ojibwa (Chippewa)|
|PN1997 .P4||Persian (Farsi)|
|PN1997 .Z8||Zulu (Tsotsitaal)|