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New York Public Library Digital Gallery
Provides free and open access to over 700,000 images digitized from the The New York Public Library's vast collections, including illuminated manuscripts, historical maps, vintage posters, rare prints, photographs and more.
Films on Demand database
Use the library's Films on Demand database (link above) to find loads of great short educational films in the social sciences.
Sample Film Titles:
- Fair Play: Achieving Gender Equity in the Digital Age - "How will America close the gender gap that exists in technology, to empower female students?"
- Sports Junkies: Body Hits"
Search the Holman Library Catalog!
Search for films, documentaries, television, and other media owned by Holman Library
Wondering what to type in the search box? Try searching the following as Subject. When you get your search results, click add filter: DVDs and Videos in the right column.
- sex role
- work and family
- family--United States--Psychological aspects
- mass media
Finding content online
Find Documentaries, Videos, Radio & More
This is a site built for teachers, and it may have some excellent content on your topic. Look for the VoD icon, which indicates things you can stream for free.
Fair - Investigative Journalism in Africa
The Forum for African Investigative Reporters (FAIR) is a professional association of investigative journalists in Africa.
Searches YouTube and other video sites on the web
The Hidden Brain
Social Science research applied to our daily lives
Internet Archive: Moving Image Archive
Thousands of archived films and news footage from archive.org. Great for historical research.
Long-running NPR program on Latino politics and culture
National Public Radio (NPR)
Independent and topical radio news. Be sure to check the long list of programs distributed through NPR.
National Public Radio (NPR): The Hidden Brain
NPR social science journalist Shankar Vedantam reports on human behavior and how current research in the social sciences helps us make sense.
Public Radio Podcast on diversity topics
"ProPublica is an independent, nonprofit newsroom that produces investigative journalism with moral force. We dig deep into important issues, shining a light on abuses of power and betrayals of public trust — and we stick with those issues as long as it takes to hold power to account."
Podcast and Broadcast Multimedia
Public Radio International (PRI)
Public Radio Program Producer - browse this homepage for a range of great shows on interesting topics
From the Center for Investigative Reporting - Engage and empower the public through investigative journalism and groundbreaking storytelling in order to spark action, improve lives and protect our democracy.
Talks that cover the gamut of current issues. Explore talks by Topic, including Science, Technology, and Business - Or search for a TED Taslk on a specific subject. Be sure to asses: Is the speaker an expert on this topic?
This American Life
First person narratives on life
The University of Washington's television programming available free online
Voice of America News
Broadcast service funded by the U.S. government. Good place to look for stories on education.