Academic Video Online: Premium (AVON) is a comprehensive video database spanning subject areas including Anthropology, Art & Design, Business, Criminal Justice, Diversity Studies, Education, Gender & Sexuality, Health Sciences, History, Literature & Language, Music & Performing Arts, Psychology & Counseling, Science & Engineering, and Social Sciences. AVON supplements the titles previously available in VAST: Academic Video Online and offers thousands of titles that are exclusive to Alexander Street.
Academic Video Online: Premium replaces VAST: Academic Video Online.
Music Online: Listening is a multidisciplinary collection of audiovisual content. Music Online: Listening allows students and researchers alike to analyze unique and valuable content from over 500 producers and distributors around the world. It provides coverage across the next musical subject areas: Classical Music, Jazz, World Music, American Music, and Popular Music.
RefWorks is a premier reference management service that supports the needs of students, faculty, and librarians. RefWorks allows you to annotate, organize, and cite your research. From simple bibliographies to papers formatted with in-text citations or footnotes, RefWorks handles it all. Note: To get a RefWorks account, click on “Create account” and follow the instructions.
Swank Digital Campus is a streaming film database. It provides digital access to course-related films and allows educators to enhance the learning experience without taking up valuable class time. The films cover a wide range of topics. Faculty members are welcome to request a film for a class.
Playback of movies on a computer occurs in a web browser. In general, Swank Digital Campus supports operating systems and browsers that are currently supported by Microsoft and Apple. Microsoft Silverlight is required to view streaming videos. A free download is available for both for PC and Mac computers.
US Newsstream enables users to search the most recent premium U.S. news content, as well as archives which stretch back into the 1980s featuring newspapers, newswires, blogs, and news sites in active full-text format. For academic libraries, US Newsstream offers exclusive access to the Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, and The Wall Street Journal. US Newsstream also offers one of the largest collections of local and regional newspapers.