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  • Academic Earth
  • Academic Film Archive of North America
    Academic films made between 1900-1985 about art, history, science, literature, and social science.
  • adViews
    Duke University Digital Collection of 1000s of television commercials made between the 1950s to 1980s by D’Arcy Masius Benton & Bowles (DMB&B) advertising agency.
  • American Rhetoric
  • Annenberg Learn
    Streaming videos from the Annenberg educational collection covering a range of topics such as art, history, math, science, government, and literature.
  • Archaeology Channel
    Streaming media website from the Archaeological Legacy Institute (ALI)
  • BBC Online Archive
  • BioInteractive
  • British Council Film Collection
    120 short documentary films made by the British Council during the 1940s designed to “show the world how Britain lived, worked and played” -website
  • Cornellcast
    Large video library of educational topics and faculty lectures.
  • CSPAN Digital Library
    Federal Government sessions, speeches, and events dating back to 1987
  • Digital Public Library of America
    History and social sciences videos from libraries and museums. Choose “moving image” resource type in results.
  • EthicsUnwrapped
    Videos and case studies about business and professional ethics from the McCombs School of Business at UT-Austin.
  • Folkstreams
    Called a “national preserve of hard-to-find documentary films about American folk or roots cultures”
  • Fortunoff Video Archive for Holocaust Testimonies
    Yale University’s collection of video interviews with witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust and the related aspects of World War II.

  • Harvard Business Review Videos
    YouTube channel for Harvard Business Review.
  • HippoCampus
  • Internet Archive
    Collection of video including news broadcasts, television programs, television commercials,  films, cartoons & animation, concerts, and short films.
  • Khan Academy
    Free instructional videos on math, science, computer science, economics, and test preparation.
  • Living Room Candidate
    US television commercials from Presidential Campaigns from 1952–2016.
  • NARIC Multimedia Collection
    Videos related to rehabilitation and disability created by the National Institute on Disability and Rehabilitation Research (NIDRR).

  • National Film Board of Canada
    Archive of short- and feature-length Canadian films from 1939-present.
  • Oyez Project
    Multimedia archive of audio and video from the US Supreme Court starting in 1955.
  • PBS Learning Media
    K-12 videos on a variety of subjects.
  • Radio Days
    A searchable database of audio clips from radio shows (1940s-1960s) including the genres drama, comedy, mystery, and news.
  • Sloan Science & Film
    Short narrative films on science and technology funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
  • Smithsonian Open Access
    Images, 3D images, sound recordings, data sets, and illustrated books from Smithsonian institutions and the National Zoo.
  • Sociological Cinema
    Collection of videos organized by sociological themes and theory for educators and students.
  • TedEd Lessons Worth Sharing
    Create lessons talks, and quizzes from YouTube videos or Ted Talks.
  • Ted Talks
    18-minute max presentations about a wide variety of topics by experts
  • UbuWeb
    Repository of avant-garde film, visual arts, creative writing, and poetry
  • WGBH Boston (Public Television)
    Videos and transcripts of WGBH programming ofr Public Television (1960s-1990s). Excellent coverage of politics, the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights movement.

  • PBS Supplement Internet Resources

    Many PBS programs have extensive internet resources that supplement their broadcast. In addition, the Frontline website includes complete streaming versions of over fifty titles from the last four years as well as Frontline “classics”.

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