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Art Based Research


Videos may be available to view online, or for borrowing through the Sherrill Library. Call the Circulation Desk (ext. 8850) for more information.

Streaming Video Collections

Collections of Videos

  • Academic Video Online (AVON)
    Academic Video Online (AVON) is a multidisciplinary database featuring a single, fully integrated platform, offering access to tens of thousands of full-length streaming video titles. Videos in are transcribed in addition to being indexed for subjects, people, places, release date, language, publisher, and video type.
  • Films on Demand (FMG)
    A select, curated collection of 17 videos, including the three-part Global Roll Call series and the four-part School: The Story of American Public Education series.
  • Kanopy Streaming Media
    Kanopy is a multidisciplinary collection offering thousands of videos ranging from documentaries, indie and foreign films, and must see classics. Through our demand driven acquisition program, students and faculty can browse and view the collection. After three views videos becomes part of the library collection for the year. Each year different titles are licensed based on student and faculty use.
  • Media Education Foundation (MEF)
    A collection of videos focusing mostly on media literacy, gender, race, and political issues. Includes Killing Us Softly, Mickey Mouse Monopoly, Reviving Ophelia, Tough Guise and many others.
  • Collection new produces and publishes training videos in the fields of psychotherapy, counseling, and addiction treatment. The library makes available the Full Collection and the Social Work Collection.
  • Videatives: Digital Video Clips for Early Childhood Education
    Over 150 digital video clips and “videatives” (text with embedded video) designed to illustrate young children’s thinking through actual footage of children in action. Searchable by subject and age group (infant through age 7).

Arts Based Researcher Interview

Interview with Dr. Monica Prendergast who is a specialist in arts-based research. In English and Spanish.

ABER Conference Panel

Panel presentation from the 2012 Arts Based Educational Research conference.

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