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Alexander Street Press

Works: 6,121 works in 6,310 publications in 1 language and 16,920 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Sources  History  Internet videos  Encyclopedias  Film clips  Case studies  Music  Interviews 
Roles: Publisher, Composer, Other, Distributor
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Most widely held works by Alexander Street Press
Music Online( )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 209 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Classical Music Library is a streaming audio collection of classical music covering major genres and time periods from medieval to contemporary, from choral works to symphonies, operas and the avant-garde. Works can be browsed by discipline, release date, language, label, and performer. The collection is relevant to a broad range of studies, including music history, music appreciation, music performance, analysis, and theory
Women and social movements in the United States 1600-2000( )

in English and held by 200 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This database brings together books, images, documents, scholarly essays, commentaries, and bibliographies that document the multiplicity of women's activism in American public life. Thousands of pages of materials provide scholars and students with in-depth access to the published histories and records of women's organizations throughout the United States. It also has documented projects on a broad range of topics of interest to today's students, each including footnotes to introductory material, annotations of primary documents, a bibliography, and a list of related Web links. This database has a powerful full-text search engine that provides in-depth access to its content
Music online :( )

in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries includes the published recordings owned by the non-profit Smithsonian Folkways Recordings label and the archival audio collections of the legendary Folkways Records, Cook, Dyer-Bennet, Fast Folk, Monitor, Paredon and other labels. It also includes music recorded around the African continent by Dr. Hugh Tracey for the International Library of African Music (ILAM) at Rhodes University as well as material collected by recordists on the South Asian subcontinent from the Archive Research Centre for Ethnomusicology (ARCE), sponsored by the American Institute for Indian Studies, and the UNESCO Collection of Traditional Music, which contains recordings from more than 70 nations. Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries is a joint venture with Smithsonian Global Sound®, an international network of music audio archives and an educational resource that delivers the world's diverse cultural expressions via digital media
Theatre in video( Visual )

in English and held by 160 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This browsable and searchable database contains performances of the world's leading plays and film documentaries on the subject of theater in streaming video. Some plays presented in multiple productions exemplifying various interpretations of the text, and technical and cultural differences among the presentations. Stage work of directors and actors are cross-searchable and available for side-by-side comparison. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances, provide illustration of the development of texts and the productions
The Unquiet death of Eli Creekmore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 154 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a powerful documentary on a brutal child abuse case. Through moving accounts by family members, teachers and doctors, we learn how a three-year-old was repeatedly mistreated by his father. A brutal beating when he refused to stop crying was the cause of his death. Eli's plight had not gone unnoticed. Over the years, it had been reported to Child Protective Services by his grandmother, his teacher, and the doctor who had treated his other injuries. Although Eli was removed from his family for a short period, he was returned because the mandate of the agency was to keep families together whenever possible. This tragedy has caused the state to re-examine its child-protective laws
North American women's letters and diaries( )

in English and held by 145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

North American Women's Letters and Diaries (NAWLD) is a full-text database of the personal experiences as reflected in the letters and diaries of 1,325 women who lived in North America before 1960
Music online( )

in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Garland encyclopedia of world music online is a comprehensive online resource devoted to music research of all the world's peoples. Each volume contains an overview of a geographic region, a survey of its musical heritage, and a description of specific musical genres, practices, and performances. Articles include detailed photographs that show musicians, musical instruments, and the cultural context of dances, rituals, and ceremonies. Other images include drawings, maps, and musical examples for further study. Contains the entire set of 10 print volumes (over 9,200 pages) as well as complete indexing for genre, subject, instrument, place, person, ensemble, and cultural group, as well as links to the associated audio examples for each volume
Black drama( Visual )

in English and held by 139 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searchable and browsable database containing the full text of plays, written from the 1850s to the present, by playwrights from North America, English-speaking Africa, the Caribbean, and other African diaspora countries. Includes information on productions, theaters, and production companies. Also included, selectively, are production photographs, as well as images of playbills and other ephemera. Many of the plays are previously unpublished
Counseling and therapy in video( Visual )

in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides an online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling--over 500 hours and more than 500 videos. Videos include counseling sessions and demonstrations, consultations, lectures, presentations, and interviews. Many videos include supplementary materials for classroom use, and continuing education credits are available for a number of titles
My American girls : a Dominican story by Aaron Matthews( Visual )

1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 128 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dominicans are New York's largest and fastest growing immigrant group. This film chronicles the lives of immigrants from the Dominican Republic to New York City through one family with three daughters. Each daughter is traveling down a different road as their mother, Sandra, struggles to do right by each of them, as they grapple with being a bicultural family while negotiating the hurdles of their adopted city
Dance online( Visual )

in English and held by 123 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dance in Video: Volume I contains five hundred hours of dance productions and documentaries by the most influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance
American history in video( Visual )

in English and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"At completion, American History in Video will include 2,000 total hours of streaming video content. More than half will be contemporaneous video from the 1890s to the 1980s. The early newsreels, including the complete series of United Newsreel and Universal Newsreel, available online in their entirety only in this collection, capture history as it was made and reported to viewers of the time ... American History in Video also includes hundreds of the documentaries most frequently used in history classrooms, from leading video content producers such as PBS, California Newsreel, Bullfrog Films, Documentary Educational Resources, Pennebaker Hegedus Films, The History Channel®, and others."--Provided by publisher
Music & performing arts( )

in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music & Performing Arts combines audio and video that spans all time periods, hundreds of thousands of seminal artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles
Obedience by Stanley Milgram( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This film documents the Milgram experiment on obedience to authority, which was conducted at Yale University in 1962. Based on candid footage shot during and after the experiments, we witness subjects instructed to administer electric shocks of increasing severity to another person, and observe both obedient and defiant reactions. After the experiment, subjects explain their actions. This is the only authentic film footage of Milgram's famous experiment, and is essential to all foundational work in social psychology
Music online :( )

in English and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides streaming access to world music, with a focus on contemporary genres such as reggae, worldbeat, neo-traditional, world fusion, Balkanic jazz, African film, Bollywood, Arab swing, and jazz. Traditional world music is also included--Indian classical, fado, flamenco, klezmer, zydeco, gospel, and gagaku. This is an essential resource for musicology, ethnomusicology, anthropology, folklore, and performance studies, with relevancy to a wider range of studies including world history, sociology and multi-cultural studies
Music Online( Visual )

in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This searchable and browsable database contains five hundred hours of the most important opera performances, captured on video through staged productions, interviews, and documentaries
Music online( )

in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

American Song is an aural history of America, providing coverage in breadth and depth for American music, and is essential for the study of music history and the social, cultural, and political history of North America. The collection includes songs by and about American Indians, miners, immigrants, slaves, children, pioneers, and cowboys. There are songs of Civil Rights, political campaigns, Prohibition, the Revolutionary War, the Civil War, and anti-war protests. Also included are recordings originally released in Alexander Street's African American Song
In the first person : an index to letters, diaries, oral histories and personal narratives( )

in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Provides in-depth indexing of more than 2,500 collections of oral history in English from around the world. With future releases, the index will broaden to identify other first-person content, including letters, diaries, memoirs, and autobiographies, and other personal narratives
Music online( )

in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jazz music library is a collection of jazz recordings which covers thousands of artists, ensembles, albums, and genres, from all over the world, from the beginnings of jazz to today. It's an essential resource for the study and teaching of jazz history, performance, theory, or appreciation
Early encounters in North America( Visual )

in English and held by 103 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Searchable and browsable database documents the relationships among peoples in North America from 1534 to 1850. The collection focuses on personal accounts and provides unique perspectives from all of the protagonists, including traders, slaves, missionaries, explorers, soldiers, native peoples, and officials, both men and women. The project brings coherence to a wide range of published and unpublished accounts, including narratives, diaries, journals, and letters."
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Alexander Street Press multimedia database

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Classical Music Library

Women and Social Movements in the United States

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