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Shopware (Firm)

Works: 543 works in 1,077 publications in 1 language and 17,924 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  Internet videos  History  Specifications  Documentary films  Children's films  Juvenile works  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Instructional films  Nonfiction films 
Roles: Publisher
Classifications: PN1997, E
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Most widely held works by Shopware (Firm)
Elements and principles of design by Tony Couch( Visual )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 335 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Engage and focus your students with a quick look at the elements and principles of design. Offers brisk and lively introductions to essential concepts, these concise segments are specially designed to fit into tight high school teaching schedules
Nixon's address on Watergate, 1973 by United States( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 285 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this historical speech to the nation on August 15, 1973, President Nixon continues to deny knowledge of the Watergate Affair. "On May 22, I stated in very specific terms I had no prior knowledge of the Watergate break-in; I neither took part in nor knew about any of the subsequent cover-up activities; I neither authorized nor encouraged subordinates to engage in illegal or improper campaign tactics. That was and that is the simple truth."
Nixon defends his office on Watergate Charges, 1973( Visual )

3 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this historical speech to the nation on April 30, 1973, President Nixon outlines the timeline of events of the Watergate Affair and announces the resignations of White House Chief of Staff Bob Haldeman, Assistant to the President for Domestic Affairs John Ehrlichman, and White House Counsel John Dean. Having thus addressed and dispensed with Watergate, Nixon says, of the 1,361 remaining days of his term, I want these to be the best days in America's history. From the National Archives and Records Administration. (25 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Hepatitis C : A Silent Epidemic( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 283 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Hepatitis C is a chronic viral infection of the liver that can lead to cancer, liver failure, and even death. Millions of Americans are believed to be infected by the virus, and the shocking fact is that many don't even know it. In this program viewers hear stories from patients who did not know they had hepatitis C, and learn how they discovered their condition. Experts tell about the importance of seeking a specialist to discuss medical options after a patient is diagnosed. The program also explains why anyone who is at risk for the disease should see a health professional and be tested"--Videodisc label
The first secular music( Visual )

4 editions published in 1982 in English and held by 280 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program proceeds from the early music of the Eastern churches to the establishment of music as part of the Christian liturgy; the influence of Pope Gregory and the first composers for the Church; Notre-Dame de Paris and other religious centers; Leonin, Perotin, Guillaume de Machaut; the birth of secular song; Walther von der Vogelweide, Landini, Dunstable, and Dufay. Includes excerpts from: Traditional Gregorian, Hebrew, and Greek chants; Leonin's Rejoice, O Virgin Mary; Estampie from the Manuscript du Roi; Perotin's Viderunt Omnes; Tempus est iocundum from Carmina Burana; Walther von der Vogelweide, Palestinalied; Machaut, Il m'est avis, Quant je suis mis, Gloria from Notre-Dame Mass; Landini's Questa Fanciulla Amor and L'Alma Mia Piange; Dunstable's Veni Sancte Spiritu; and Dufay's Ave Regina Coelorum
Blueprint Fundamentals : Interpreting Symbols and Specs( Visual )

4 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 277 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blueprints are made up of highly-specialized notations that tell builders, machinists, electricians, engineers, and others exactly how items are assembled and what materials to use. Because they are needed to coordinate work across a wide spectrum of trades, learning to interpret these specifications is crucial. From a blueprint's basic elements to the distinct features of construction, electrical, manufacturing, and machining blueprints, this program gives viewers a detailed primer on types of blueprints and how they are read. Students will see graphics that illustrate what is meant by basic, auxiliary, and sectional views; discover how CAD is used to create blueprints; and learn which career fields benefit most from blueprint training programs
Measurement : long and short of it( Visual )

5 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 276 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Emphasizing hands-on practice, this program is an excellent tool for introducing the basics of linear measurement: its history, terminology, systems, and practical applications. Using both customary and metric rulers, Measurement: The Long and the Short of It will guide your students through the process of taking measurements, performing related calculations using whole numbers and fractions, and arriving at answers they can feel confident with. By the time the program is over, students will understand exactly what measurement is-and why it's relevant to their lives. Includes a workbook. Correlates to all applicable state and national standards. Recommended for middle school, high school, and vocational/technical school
Circuits( Visual )

5 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer website) This program presents both the theory of electric circuits and basic practical methods of managing circuits safely. The benefits and dangers of ground circuits are investigated, together with safety devices such as fuses and ground fault interrupters. The concept of electric resistance is introduced. Specific modules include Completing a Circuit, Fuses, Circuit Breakers, Ground Circuits, Ground Faults, Ground Fault Interrupters, Resistance, and Electrical Resistance. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act)
Air Sealing and Insulating( Visual )

6 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Besides helping a house use less energy, properly-installed insulation means greater comfort and less noise. This program explains insulating and air sealing as part of a new home build, and also as a retrofit to an existing home. Beginning with the establishment of energy goals, the video takes viewers through the process of choosing the right kind of insulation, evaluating and accessing current insulation on a retrofit, locating and sealing leaks, and installing different types of insulation, including spray foam, fiberglass batt, and blown-in loose-fill, with safety always in mind. Verifying the installation with a blower door test and reviewing results with the homeowner is also covered, and smart building tips are provided throughout
Aerospace technology : the space shuttle( Visual )

in English and held by 274 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Regularly scheduled space shuttle missions have become a common feature of the NASA space program, allowing astronauts to launch and retrieve communication satellites, repair exploration equipment such as the Hubble telescope, and conduct numerous experiments. This video follows NASA officials through the development stages of the reusable shuttle fleet and outlines testing procedures used to ready the shuttle Columbia for its first in-space flight. Subsequent missions are outlined along with commentary from crew members detailing satellite rendezvous attempts, conducting of experiments, and daily living conditions. It provides an interesting look at our continuing quest to explore and understand space."--Distributor Web site
Upgrading a Forced Air Furnace( Visual )

6 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 272 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Because heating and cooling utilizes the most energy in a home, one of the best decisions a homeowner can make to improve efficiency and lower bills is to upgrade these systems. This program lets viewers know how to install a new residential forced air furnace, with segments on disconnecting and removing the existing unit, inspecting and testing components, and details of the actual installation - all with an eye toward safety. Information is also given on putting in a digital thermostat, adding a humidifier and HEPA filter, and testing the entire system once it's complete. Smart tips are offered throughout, and the video closes with suggestions for homeowner training
Conducting a Home Energy Audit( Visual )

4 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A professional energy audit is essential to transforming an older residence into a fuel-efficient home. The procedure lets homeowners know how quickly they are consuming energy and which parts of the dwelling need improvement to keep utility costs down. This program covers the step-by-step process of performing a home energy audit and gives details about the specific techniques and tools needed for the job. From assessing the building envelope to inspecting HVAC/R systems and major appliances, then making recommendations for the most commonly-needed improvements, the video informs viewers while providing helpful tips along the way
Green Architecture: Environmentally Friendly Housing( Visual )

4 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Combining aesthetics, sustainability, and function is the challenge of green architecture -- and 20 teams of college students from North America and Europe brilliantly rise to that challenge as they compete to design, build, and demonstrate the operation of the most attractive and energy-efficient house at the 2007 Solar Decathlon held in Washington, D.C. This program tracks the teams from the University of Maryland, MIT, The University of Texas at Austin, and Lawrence Technological University as they seek out corporate sponsors, research available materials, and hone their construction skills to create appealing living spaces that require zero energy."--Container
Installing a Solar Hot Water System( Visual )

5 editions published between 2013 and 2014 in English and held by 267 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A solar hot water system is an eco-friendly, cost-efficient alternative to gas or electric heaters, and with a conventional heater as a backup, can provide hot water even on cold, cloudy days. After a brief overview, this program explains the process of installing an active solar hot water system. Viewers learn the specific tools, hardware, plumbing, and electrical components needed, how to test the system, and key points about its operation to discuss with the homeowner after installation is complete. The importance of setting up a safe, OSHA-compliant jobsite is also covered, and smart building tips are offered throughout
Installing a Solar Electric System( Visual )

5 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Solar electricity is a top choice for providing clean energy, and thanks to lower prices in getting a system up and running, consumer demand for this alternative keeps rising. This program explains exactly how to install a solar electric system, with segments on determining where to place the panels or modules; proper installation of both the mechanical and electrical components; testing the system, including grounding and voltage; and what to review with the homeowner in terms of the system's operation and maintenance. The video also advises on OSHA safety regulations for rooftop and electrical work, and offers smart building tips to increase the system's efficiency
The danger of bone metastasis : when cancer spreads to the bone( Visual )

4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Advanced cancer is among the most frightening diseases in modern medicine. When common cancers like tumors of the breast, prostate, and lung spread, they often enter the bone--a condition called bone metastasis. And some cancers like multiple myeloma begin in the bone marrow. When cancer gets into the bones, debilitating complications like excruciating pain and decreased mobility often result. There are now ways to treat these complications and help cancer survivors live a healthy life. This program highlights the advances made in managing bone metastasis, shows why clinical trials are so important, and encourages all cancer patients to work closely with their health-care team. (27 minutes) A streaming videorecording
Treating hypogonadism : healing a hormone deficiency( Visual )

3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 260 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Hypogonadism occurs when the body doesn't make enough sex hormones - in men there is not enough testosterone, in women not enough estrogen. People of any age can experience hypogonadism, which can begin before puberty or during adulthood. Symptoms can include sexual difficulties and infertility. Today there are remedial treatments. This program helps viewers recognize the signs and symptoms of hypogonadism and shows what therapies are available to manage it. Armed with a better understanding of the condition, patients and their families can work together with their health-care teams to find the most effective treatment plan
Residential heating and ventilation( Visual )

8 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

With this program as a foundation, students will be well on their way to careers as heating and ventilation service technicians, installers, or even system designers and engineers. The program illustrates several different types of heating systems, including forced-air gas furnaces, high-efficiency furnaces, and hot air systems. Different types of ignition and fuels are covered, along with the major elements of gas furnaces, including solenoids, burners, manifolds, heat exchangers, and more. Air flow components such as supply and return plenums, air filters, and split capacitor motors are also explained, in addition to thermostats, pilot safety switches, and gas valves. Viewers will get a look at the automated service centers at the heart of many modern large office buildings, which maintain climate control using high-tech sensors and adjustment systems. A viewable/printable instructor's guide is available online. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act)
Residential air conditioning( Visual )

5 editions published in 2008 in English and held by 168 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Students aiming for a career in air conditioning repair and technology will encounter all the essentials in this program, which summarizes the ins and outs of operation and service. Typical systems for cooling or dehumidifying residential environments are covered. Details on condensing units and their components--including the condenser coil, compressor, motor, fan, and accumulator--are illustrated along with typical outside housings and insulation materials. The three methods of heat transfer--conduction, convection, and radiation--are outlined, along with the difference between high side and low side pressure systems. The refrigeration cycle is demonstrated, as are different types of compressors, such as scroll, reciprocating, and piston. Heat pumps, electrical controls, evaporators, and sight glasses are explained. Correlates to all National CTE Organizational Standards (including the provisions of the Perkins Act)
Ignition system service( Visual )

5 editions published in 2009 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Updated for 2009! In this video, an automotive technician demonstrates how to inspect, maintain, and replace secondary wires, spark plugs, distributors, ignition coils, electronic control units, and power train control modules. Ignition timing is also covered, and common problems involving all components are illustrated, with an emphasis on spark plugs (flashover, insulator cracks, fouling, incorrect gap, and incorrect spark duration) and distributors (carbon traces, burnt cap tower, pickup coil damage, and incorrect air gap in the crankshaft sensor)
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