The UWM users now have access to several new video databases. They include documentaries, ethnographic films, newsreels, and much more, nearly all with full side-by-side transcripts. You can also use the online 'clipping' tool to make excerpts to embed in your lectures. Quite remarkable.
Go play !
(the links are proxied and should prompt you for your e-pantherID/password... if you are not, please go to the Libraries' website - http://www4.uwm.edu/libraries - and click on the link to 'Resources A-Z')
American History in Video
The largest and richest collection of video available online for the
study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles
on completion. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze
historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial
and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage,
and important documentaries
Black Studies in Video
Collection featuring award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews
and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the
In partnership with California Newsreel, the database provides unique
access to their African American Classics collection, and includes films
covering history, politics, art and culture, family structure, social
and economic pressures, and gender relations.
Ethnographic Video Online - vol 1
Provides the largest, most comprehensive resource for the study of human
culture and behavior— with more than 750 hours and 1,000 films at
completion. The collection covers every region of the world and features
the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the
20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage,
field notes, study guides, and more.
Filmakers Library Online
Award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race
and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies,
multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the
environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events,
psychology, arts, literature, and more. It presents points of view and
historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions