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Alexander Street Press

Works: 5,955 works in 6,154 publications in 1 language and 16,557 library holdings
Genres: Documentary films  Nonfiction films  Sources  History  Internet videos  Encyclopedias  Film clips  Case studies  Music  Interviews 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher, Composer, Other
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Most widely held works by Alexander Street Press
Women and social movements in the United States 1600-2000( )

in English and held by 203 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( )

7 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 202 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
Multicultural counseling : two sessions by Kevin L Nadal( Visual )

1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 185 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Dr. Kevin Nadal, John Jay College of Criminal JusticeThis two part series presents a real-life example of how a counselor can utilize multiculturally competent techniques in working with clients with specific disorders. The client is a Latina woman who has a history of mood disorders and substance abuse problems. Dr. Nadal is able to explore the cultural elements that impact the clients' problems, while utilizing traditional methods like strength-based counseling, cognitive reframing, and here-and-now processing. The first session is an in-take and assessment. The client leaves the session with an action plan. The second session explores the clients' action plan, what has worked and what needs to be improved
The Unquiet death of Eli Creekmore( Visual )

1 edition published in 2016 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents the tragic story of three-year-old Eli Creekmore who was repeatedly abused by his father until his battered body eventually arrived dead on arrival at an Everett, Washington, hospital. Includes courtroom testimony from his mother and discusses the failure of health officials to help him
Music online :( )

in English and held by 166 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 156 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Theatre in Video: Volume I contains hundreds of videos, including documentaries and definitive performances of the world's most important plays. From celebrated productions of Shakespeare to rare, in-depth footage of the work of Samuel Beckett, the collection covers a wide range of 20th century theatre history. Interviews with directors, designers, writers, and actors, along with excerpts of live performances deliver an authentic, behind-the-scenes look at hundreds of productions
North American women's letters and diaries( )

in English and held by 143 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
Black drama( Visual )

in English and held by 138 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
Music online( )

in English and held by 137 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
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
Obedience by Stanley Milgram( Visual )

5 editions published between 2006 and 2013 in English and held by 119 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
American history in video( Visual )

in English and held by 118 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 online( )

in English and held by 115 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
Music online :( )

in English and held by 114 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 & performing arts( )

in English and held by 114 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
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
Black thought and culture( )

in English and held by 109 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Searchable and browsable database of non-fiction works by African-American leaders and others who have dealt substantially with issues of race in America. Includes books, essays, articles, speeches, letters, interviews, and other materials, some of which have not previously been published. Includes brief biographical information for all authors
Early encounters in North America( Visual )

in English and held by 107 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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Alternative Names

controlled identityAlexander Street (Firm)

controlled identityMicrotraining Associates

Alexander Street Press multimedia database

ASP (Firm)

Classical Music Library

Women and Social Movements in the United States

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