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What’s New

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New and Forthcoming Products and Services Evidence-based Acquisition

Table of Contents Business

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Counseling and psychology u page 6 Diversity studies

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Health sciences History

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Literature and language u page 7 Multidisciplinary Music and performing arts Science and engineering

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Libraries and consortia around the world have already discovered what makes evidence-based acquisition (EBA) at Alexander Street the most flexible, personalized way to acquire digital content. Once your library commits the amount that fits within its budget, you can build targeted video holdings that best meet your needs by mixing and matching from more than 26,000 titles (and growing). With Alexander Street’s program, users get a period of unrestricted access to thousands of high quality films. Then, at the end of this introductory term, you review the usage stats—the “evidence”—and choose what to buy, with no automatic purchase triggers and no obligation to acquire anything but the materials that you want most.

Media Hosting at Alexander Street Press Media hosting services at Alexander Street Press offer a one-stop online portal that enhances the usability of your pre-existing content. Our media hosting service converts your current video and audio holdings and makes them fully available on Alexander Street’s advanced interface, built specifically for libraries and their patrons. All hosted content is cross-searchable alongside Alexander Street Press’s awardwinning collections and optimized with dozens of features including: ■ 24/7 access to unlimited users on campus or off ■ Tools for building and sharing clips and playlists ■ COUNTER-compliant usage statistics ■ Permanent URLs that make it easy to cite and share ■ Optional full-text transcripts that scroll synchronously alongside content

Meet the Press


Since its television premiere in 1947, Meet the Press has cemented its position as an institution in broadcast journalism. For the first time ever, network TV’s longest running program—with its thousands of interviews, panels, and debates—is available via streaming online video. The Meet the Press collection from Alexander Street Press opens up a wealth of information to libraries by making 1,500 hours of footage—nearly the full broadcast run to date—available online in one cross-searchable interface.

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Multidisciplinary Collections

Academic Video Online Academic Video Online is Alexander Street’s flagship video subscription, delivering key video that touches on the undergraduate curriculum needs of virtually every department. The collection is available in two unique versions:

■ VAST: Academic Video Online contains more than 20,000 titles curated from our video collections for use in the undergraduate curriculum and grows by 4,000+ titles each year. ■ Academic Video Online: Premium— launched in 2013—grants full access to 32 of our humanities and social science video collections. It includes more than 27,000 titles, with 7,000+ new titles added annually.

Academic Video Online features documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs, newsreels, field recordings, commercials, and raw footage licensed from the highest quality producers and filmmakers in the world in disciplines including: ■ American history ■ Anthropology ■ Area studies ■ Art and architecture ■ Business and


■ Counseling and


■ Criminal justice

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■ Education ■ Film studies ■ Health ■ Humanities ■ LGBT studies ■ Music ■ Performing


■ Philosophy ■ Politics

Public Library Video Online Public Library Video Online is the premier collection of multidisciplinary video for today’s public libraries. It contains more than 11,000 titles, with over 1,000 added annually, and provides a one-stop shop where an unlimited number of users can access videos across dozens of topics. In addition to titles hand selected from Academic Video Online for their relevance for public library patrons, the collection also includes films on travel, cooking, local history, and more.


Filmakers Library Online Booklist Editor’s Choice Award Winner Volume I of this core collection contains more than 900 full-length, issue-based documentaries spanning a wide range of cross-disciplinary topics from architecture and art to criminal justice, economics, the environment, globalization, health, and social issues such as aging, death and dying, racism and sexism, disabilities, education, and more. Volume II delivers 100 more of the most influential issue-based documentaries of 2009 through 2013.


■ Psychology ■ Religion ■ Science ■ Theatre ■ Women’s


■ World history ■ World languages

and literature

Health Sciences The health sciences division at Alexander Street Press delivers practical, skills-based training materials to current and emerging health professionals. We work with accredited, industry-leading partners to curate the highest-quality content, and we review and supplement our materials regularly to ensure patrons always access the most up-to-date, accurate nformation. To supplement these training materials, we curate interviews, documentaries, and reports from leading researchers that explore important topics in health and wellness from a policy perspective.

Veterinary Education in Video Veterinary Education in Video is an encyclopedia of veterinary science and care N EW illustrating more than 500 procedures and techniques. The collection will grow to include more than 600 titles from RACE-approved content partners, each showing an expert demonstrating clinical skills, explaining conditions, or delivering detailed training on technology and animal handling.

Dental Education in Video Dental Education in Video will grow to more than 300 hours of video from ADAapproved content partners that feature world-renowned dental clinicians and educators. The films showcase these experts performing and explaining complicated procedures on real patients and provide insights into the nuances of practicing dentistry.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video Developed through an exclusive partnership with Healthy Learning, Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video delivers streaming content focused on the study of human movement, conditioning, performance, rehabilitation, and physical education.

Health and Society in Video Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award Winner Health and Society in Video focuses on health issues and their impact on individuals and communities. It provides useful contextual information for practitioners, and also serves the information needs of students of current affairs, public policy, and government. Broad-ranging topical coverage includes pediatric AIDS, breast cancer, Obamacare, addiction, hospice care, Alzheimer’s disease, organ donation, malnutrition, access to health care, and other issues.

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video Rehabilitation Therapy in Video is a groundbreaking collection of streaming video focused on the physical treatment of patients with congenital disorders, chronic health issues, and traumatic injuries. With footage of therapists working with patients, as well as models and illustrations, this collection offers an invaluable firsthand look at the realities of working with patients and putting theoretical concepts into practice.

Nursing Assessment in Video

NEW Nursing Assessment in Video provides anywhere, anytime access to the best-selling series of assessment training videos from Medcom Trainex. The collection covers all facets of nursing assessment and provides detailed coverage of each of the body’s systems and functions.

Nursing Assistant Education in Video


Available for the first time online, Nursing Assistant Education in Video presents nearly 40 full-length training videos designed specifically for nursing assistants. Titles feature leading industry experts providing hands-on demonstrations and step-by-step instructions in all of the need-to-know areas of nursing assistance.

Nursing Education in Video Choice Outstanding Academic Title Award Winner This collection of 300+ full-length training videos from Medcom-Trainex, one of the largest providers of professional development videos in this area, is a must-have resource for all nursing education programs and health libraries. Already widely used in nursing courses and hospitals, the videos in this collection cover the fundamentals together with more advanced topics, from anatomy to basic clinical skills, medication administration, and more.

Related resources: Counseling and psychology (page 6).


Music and Performing Arts

Alexander Street Press’s music and performing arts resources are recognized by librarians, faculty, and music lovers alike as best-in-class because they deliver the highest quality content on the most sophisticated interface available. We curate video, audio, scores, reference material, film scripts, plays, and more from thousands of partners to ensure our patrons have access to the most diverse and in-depth catalog of multimedia resources available today.

Music Online: Premium For institutions with limited music resources or those larger libraries that want to have it all, Music Online: Premium is a one-stop solution for growing library offerings. It’s ideal for budgetminded organizations looking to provide audio, video, scores, and reference material without the hassle and expense of acquiring each resource individually. Faculty love Music Online: Premium because it provides material for teaching across virtually all musical genres—American, world, classical, popular, and jazz. Plus, the functionality solves all of the common issues of incorporating multimedia into the classroom; no more hoping the necessary materials will be available, hunting them down in the library, toting them to class, and setting up multiple devices to share them with students. It’s all right there, together in the same cross-searchable, easy-to-use interface. Music Online: Premium meets the needs of music patrons of all stripes because it offers the full content of 13 music collections from Alexander Street Press: ■ African American Music Reference ■ American Song ■ Classical Music in Video ■ Classical Music Library ■ Classical Music Reference Library ■ Classical Scores Library: Volume I ■ Classical Scores Library: Volume II ■ Contemporary World Music ■ Dance in Video: Volume I ■ The Garland Encyclopedia

of World Music Online

■ Jazz Music Library ■ Opera in Video ■ Smithsonian Global Sound

for Libraries

Classical Scores Library: Volume III The third volume of Alexander Street’s critically acclaimed Classical Scores Library series brings together 400,000 pages of in-copyright editions. When combined with Volume I and Volume II, the series encompasses more than one million pages of sheet music for the teaching and study of classical music. This third volume provides modern editions of works by classical composers from Bach to Mozart along with new works from Elgar, Stravinsky, Tchaikovsky, and other greats.


Dance in Video: Volume II Dance in Video: Volume II accommodates the needs of today’s dance students by pairing recorded performances from world-renowned dance companies with instructional videos from acclaimed teachers. The second volume expands upon the foundation built in Volume I, and showcases a new catalogue of dancers and partners including the Joffrey Ballet, John Jasperse Company, Bavarian State Ballet, and Royal Ballet of Cambodia.


Related resources: Music Online: Reference, Music Online: Listening, and Music Online: Video packages. 4


Social Sciences

Alexander Street Press’s business division provides applied learning content from top partners and expert contributors to meet the emerging educational needs of business students and instructors worldwide. Our curated resources support diverse programs, from community and online colleges to MBA and executive education programs. Alexander Street Press enhances the effectiveness of business education by providing an exclusive mix of content from exceptional partners including Bloomberg, PBS, BBC, Atma Global, CRM Learning, CARMA, and Seven Dimensions.

Global Business and Economics in Video Global Business and Economics in Video features films in six distinct areas: corporate training, case studies, executive interviews, expert lectures, instructional films, and documentaries. The applied video in this online streaming collection complements the business classroom by illustrating practical, real-life applications for relevant topic and skills.

Human Resource Management Online

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Explore documentaries, video profiles, teaching resources, case studies, and more in topics like strategic planning, compensation, recruitment, orientation, union relations, and grievance management.

International Business Management Online

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Add depth to the study of international business management with hundreds of resources detailing globalization, political systems, economics, emerging markets, ethics, hiring and management and more.

Curated Business eBooks

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Access 500 high-caliber, expert-selected ebooks from top business publishers in one convenient, cross-searchable interface.

Social sciences at Alexander Street Press is a multifaceted discipline united by its focus on humanity’s efforts to understand itself and the world. Through raw field recordings, documentaries, skills-based training films, and much more, users can expand their understanding of the personal, social, and spiritual systems that govern humankind.

Environmental Studies in Video Environmental Studies in Video confronts the most N EW compelling environmental questions faced in contemporary society by bringing together seminal documentary films and powerful footage from around the globe. The collection covers all realms of environmental studies, including alternative energy, pollution control, eco-design, sustainability, farming and agriculture, the food industry, LEED certification, waste issues, and climate change.

Twentieth Century Religious Thought Volume I: Christianity The inaugural collection of this multi-volume religious series shares diverse perspectives on Christianity. It gathers the seminal works and archival materials related to key worldwide religious thinkers from the early 1900s until the turn of the 21st century and incorporates voices from previously marginalized groups, including key feminist scholars.

Ethnographic Video Online: Volume II

Education in Video Education in Video includes more than 1,000 hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. It also features the entire 3,500-title collection of the globally acclaimed Teacher’s TV series. The collection enables education students to observe the intricacies of behavior, tone, facial expression, and body language that define effective teaching styles, and includes a wealth of ready-to-use teaching aids.

Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video lets students and professionals view important educational theories and skills in action, from investigation techniques and parole monitoring to victim counseling and forensic analysis. In addition to training and skills-based video content, documentaries and interviews within the collection provide insight into the key issues and functions of the justice system.

Science and Engineering Science and engineering at Alexander Street Press delivers materials to support education in the practical, ground-level applications of engineering, physical sciences, and biological sciences. Developed by leading partners and acclaimed scientists, content provides an in-depth view into the complex principles and laws that govern the workings of everything from the smallest cells to the largest galaxies.

Engineering Case Studies Online

Engineering Case Studies Online is growing to This second volume N EW offer 250 hours of video of Ethnographic Video and 50,000 pages of Online explores hundreds text resources to meet of cultures through the needs of engineering classic and contempoprograms worldwide. rary documentaries, It will provide in-depth field recordings, and coverage of 50 of the previously unpublished most frequently taught and seminal engifootage from renowned neering case studies and failures together with anthropological archives, such as the Royal supplementary materials from more than 1,000 Anthropological Institute. The collection additional engineering failures. includes films from Franz Boas, Bronislaw Malinowski, Margaret Mead, and others.


Counseling and Psychology Counseling at Alexander Street Press publishes applied training materials that help today’s counseling students, faculty, and practitioners put theory into practice. Our award-winning resources build off of the history of imprint Microtraining Associates, which has developed culturally focused training materials for more than 40 years and was the first to publish materials about integrative theory and microcounseling. Similarly, our collections in psychology are designed to support teaching and learning by providing in-depth multimedia materials about the most-taught concepts, principles, and experiments in the field.

History Alexander Street Press has established a reputation for developing in-depth materials to support all facets of the study of history. Our very first products were letter-anddiary collections in American history and women’s history, and the discipline remains a cornerstone of our work. We continually seek out materials from diverse perspectives to shed new light on events of the past and make history’s silent voices heard.

World Newsreels Online: 1929–1966

World History in Video

This collection of more than 500 hours of historical newsreel footage and news media from the US, Japan, France, and the Netherlands enables scholars to analyze key World War II events and figures from a range of global perspectives. Newsreels also provide cultural coverage of the time period, addressing topics like health, scientific and industrial progress, religion, sports, fashion, politics, meteorology, agriculture, and disasters.

This online collection gives faculty, students, and history lovers access to more than 1,750 (at completion) important, critically acclaimed documentaries from filmmakers worldwide. A rich survey of human history from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Berlin Wall, World History in Video is global in scope, presenting sights, sounds, artifacts, and histories from nearly every country and continent.

American History in Video Library Journal Best Reference Award Winner Booklist Best Reference Award Winner American History in Video features thousands of hours of streaming video content tracing all major events in United States history, from Columbus’ first voyage to US involvement in Afghanistan. Content ranges from exploratory documentaries and firsthand interviews to the newsreels that captured history as it was made. According to Library Journal, the collection “tops any other similarly themed resource in its field. . . Resoundingly recommended.”


Women and Social Movements, International — 1840 to Present Through the writings of women activists, their personal letters and diaries, and the conference proceedings at which pivotal decisions were made and social movements were born, this online collection of 150,000+ pages of primary-source content traces the global history of women’s international agendas and illuminates their influence on the course of events and shifts in attitudes that have defined modern life.

Psychological Experiments Online This collection pairs 75 hours of audio and video recordings of N EW quintessential experiments in psychology with 40,000 pages of primary-source documents. It’s packed with exclusive and hard-tofind materials, including notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, final reports, and more, in topics from obedience to authority and conformity to operant conditioning.

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Volume II This collection, growing to more than 4,000 complete transcripts W E N from practicing therapists, lets students and researchers peer deeply into the client-therapist relationship. All transcripts are in adherence with the American Psychological Association’s ethics guidelines for use and anonymity. And because all content was recorded in 2012 or later, Volume II is an ideal resource for examining the most up-to-date therapeutic approaches and methods and their real-life applications.

Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volumes I, II, and III Library Journal Reference Award Winner for Best Niche Product Choice Best Reference Award Winner Together, the three-volume Counseling and Therapy in Video series contains more than 1,000 hours of training videos, reenactments, and footage of actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counseling professionals. The series provides an invaluable firsthand look at the realities of working with clients and the challenges associated with putting theoretical concepts into practice. Videos feature content across dozens of therapeutic methods, diagnoses, and cultural groups, with later volumes placing a particular focus on emerging issues such as neuroscience, mindfulness, and cyberbullying.

Literature and Language The literature and language discipline at Alexander Street Press highlights diverse forms of creative writing and literary expression from across the globe. We curate poetry, novels, comic books, films and film scripts, documentaries, and more that celebrate the artistry of human expression in all its various forms.

Australasian Literature Online Australasian Literature Online optimizes the study of literature by uniting nearly a century N EW of quintessential literary works into one expansive online resource. With a strong focus on Indigenous Australians, Maori, Pacific Islanders, and female voices, the collection delivers more than 120,000 pages of poetry and fiction that capture the vibrancy of the region.

Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels: Volumes I and II Choice Outstanding Academic Title Winner Charleston Advisor Reader’s Choice Award Winner for Best Content The first of its kind, this two-volume resource traces the evolution and development of a visual literary genre from the first N EW underground comix to modern sequential art. Together, the series includes 175,000 pages of important, rare, and hard-to-find works, schol­arly writings, and more. The brand new Volume II adds extensive coverage of the preComics Code works that fueled the backlash leading to one of the largest censorship campaigns in US history.

Asian Film Online: Volume I Asian Film Online: Volume I is an online streaming video collection of nearly 600 narrative feature films, documentaries, and shorts. With Asian voices addressing Asian issues, and through works selected by Asian film experts, the collection offers highly relevant perspectives and insights. More than 75 percent of the films are exclusive to the collection and more than 60 percent are award winners. Twenty-four countries across the region are represented, with a strong concentration on China, India, Iran, South Korea, and Southeast Asia.

Asian Film Online: Volume II Coming in 2014, Asian Film Online: Volume II expands upon the foundation provide in Volume I and delivers an additional 500 hours of short films, feature films, and independent works from independent filmmakers across Asia.

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Diversity Studies The diversity studies division at Alexander Street Press works to provide patrons with materials that highlight under-explored areas of history and contemporary culture. We curate important but often hard-to-find materials that examine and celebrate the ideas, cultures, and histories of minority and marginalized groups, as told from an inside perspective.

Black Studies in Video Black Studies in Video, the latest addition to Alexander Street Press’s award-winning black studies portfolio, brings together seminal documentaries, powerful interviews, and previously unavailable archival footage surveying the black experience. At completion, the collection will contain 500 hours of film, including the SNCC Legacy Video Collection and other exclusive content from California Newsreel.

Black Thought and Culture Black Thought and Culture is a landmark electronic collection of 100,000 pages of non-fiction writings by major American black leaders covering nearly three centuries of history. In addition to the most familiar works, the collection shares previously inaccessible material, including letters, speeches, prefatory essays, political leaflets, interviews, periodicals, and trial transcripts from more than 1,000 key authors.

LGBT Thought and Culture


This collection brings together material previously buried or available only in disparate places to create a holistic picture of the gay rights movement as it traveled from the fringes of society to the main-

At completion, the collection will comprise 150,000 pages of content, including archival material from local and national organizations and the personal papers of key leaders in the movement.

LGBT Studies in Video LGBT Studies in Video is a cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people and the political evolution of the LGBT community. This first-of-its-kind collection features awardwinning documentaries, interviews, archival footage, and select feature films that explore LGBT history, culture, and important contemporary issues.


The Academic Video Store

Complete Title Listing by Discipline Art and Architecture Art and Architecture in Video


Counseling and Psychology Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works: Volume I Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts: Volume II C Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume I V Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume II V Counseling and Therapy in Video: Volume III V Psychological Experiments Online V N The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy V

Diversity Studies See related titles under Literature and Language and Music and Performing Arts Asian Film Online: Volume I V Asian Film Online: Volume II V C Black Studies in Video V Black Thought and Culture LGBT Studies in Video V LGBT Thought and Culture

Health Sciences

Dental Education in Video V Health and Society in Video V Nursing Assessment in Video V N Nursing Assistant Education in Video Nursing Education in Video V Rehabilitation Therapy in Video V Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video V Veterinary Education in Video V N



History V

The American Civil War: Letters and Diaries The American Civil War Online package The American Civil War Research Database American History in Video V British and Irish Women’s Letters and Diaries Early Encounters in North America: Peoples, Cultures, and the Environment Early Experiences in Australasia: Primary Sources and Personal Narratives 1788–1901 Harper’s Weekly 1857–1912 Illustrated Civil War Newspapers and Magazines Images of America: A History of American Life in Images and Texts Images of the American Civil War Letters and Diaries Online package Manuscript Women’s Letters and Diaries = Video collection /


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Meet the Press V N North American Immigrant Letters, Diaries, and Oral Histories North American Indian Thought and Culture North American Women’s Drama North American Women’s Letters and Diaries Oral History Online The Gilded Age The March of Time® V The Sixties: Primary Documents and Personal Narratives, 1960 to 1974 Twentieth Century Advice Literature Women and Social Movements in the United States, 1600 to 2000 Women and Social Movements, International—1840 to Present World History in Video V World Newsreels Online, 1929–1966 V

Literature and Language Alexander Street Literature package (includes the following): Black Short Fiction and Folklore Black Women Writers Caribbean Literature Irish Women Poets of the Romantic Period Latin American Women Writers Latino Literature: Poetry, Drama, and Fiction Scottish Women Poets of the Romantic Period South and Southeast Asian Literature Australasian Literature Online N Romanticism Redefined: Pickering & Chatto and The Wordsworth Circle Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels: Volume I Underground and Independent Comics, Comix, and Graphic Novels: Volume II N


Academic Video Online: Premium V Filmakers Library Online: Volume I V Filmakers Library Online: Volume II V Public Library Video Online V N VAST: Academic Video Online V

Music and Performing Arts Alexander Street Drama package (includes the following): Asian American Drama Black Drama: Second Edition Latino Literature (plays) North American Indian Drama North American Theatre Online North American Women’s Drama Twentieth Century North American Drama

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Alexander Street Press’s Academic Video store provides instant access to more than 6,000 academic films from top content partners, with more added every month. Search across dozens of disciplines and order convenient streaming access or a DVD copy at

American Film Scripts Audio Drama: The L.A. Theatre Works Collection Classical Scores Library: Volume III N Dance in Video: Volume II V N Music Online: Premium (includes all collections listed below) African American Music Reference American Song Classical Music in Video V Classical Music Library Classical Music Reference Library Classical Scores Library: Volume I Classical Scores Library: Volume II Contemporary World Music Dance in Video: Volume I V The Garland Encyclopedia of World Music Online Jazz Music Library Opera in Video V Smithsonian Global Sound® for Libraries Theatre in Video V

Science and Engineering Engineering Case Studies Online



Social Sciences

Anthropology Online Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video V Curated Business eBooks C Current Affairs in Video V C The Digital Karl Barth Library The Digital Library of Classic Protestant Texts The Digital Library of the Catholic Reformation Education in Video V Environmental Studies in Video V N Ethnographic Video Online: Volume I V Ethnographic Video Online: Volume II V Global Business and Economics in Video V Human Resource Management Online V C International Business Management Online V C Social Theory Twentieth Century Religious Thought Volume I: Christianity

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