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History Subject Guide: Images & Video

A general guide to History resources

Streaming Video

Films.com Collection

The Parkland Library has purchased streaming rights for these titles. Contact Brett Coup if you'd like one or more included in Angel for your class. Contact Frances Drone-Silvers to request purchase of other Films.com videos.

PBS video beta

PBS is making many of their shows available, including FRONTLine, Great Performances, Wide Angle, the American Experience. and more!

Snagfilms (documentaries)

"SnagFilms is committed to finding the world's most compelling documentaries, whether from established heavyweights or first-time filmmakers, and making them available to the wide audience these titles deserve."

Surgical procedures

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Library List of Streaming Video websites

Video Materials in Physical Formats

The Library owns video resources in both DVD and VHS.

Some of these materials must be used in the Library. Others may be charged out and taken home. Borrowing periods vary.

For details, see Parkland Library Borrowing Privileges. In general:

  • "Audiovisual Room" or "Reserves Collection" items must be viewed in the library.
  • "Media Viewing Area" or "Main Stacks" items may be taken out.

 

ArtSTOR



You can view and download images from ARTstor, a searchable database of more than 700,000 digital images for research, teaching and enjoyment in the Humanities and Social Sciences, covering many time periods and cultures, representing architecture, painting, sculpture, photography, decorative arts, and design, as well as many other forms of visual culture.

Once you've found an image you would like to use for your research purposes, you can download, crop and zoom into the images you find! These images can then be inserted into your papers and power point presentations.
Learn more in these videos:

Registering for an ARTstor account

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