Video

New streaming video database and Statistics Canada’s Real Time Remote Access (RTRA) program

Over the past two months, UBC Library has pumped up the volume of streaming and other online content. Here are some new additions: OntheBoards.TV (New!) is a portal for viewing full-length, high-quality films of performance works by contemporary artists in dance, theater, music and other forms.  Funded by UBC Okanagan. Audio Cine Films Digital Campus is […]

Open UBC Webinar series

Over the next few weeks, UBC Library is offering several webinars geared towards helping Faculty navigate and implement Open Educational Resources (OER). Are you planning a project engaging in open practices? Are you interested in learning about workflows and processes to make your open education, open data, or open science project a success? If this […]

Loan period change for DVD, VHS and BluRay starting October 1

Starting Tuesday, October 1, the loan period for UBC library DVD, VHS, and BluRay collections is being extended from 3 days to 7 days. Please note that  the loan period for DVD, VHS, and BluRay collections in storage (ASRS and PARC) will remain at the current 14 days. Faculty members who use these formats in […]

Ethics Defined video series

Are you interested in learning more about ethics? Check out Ethics Unwrapped, a free collection of 4 online video series produced by the Center for Leadership and Ethics at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. You can view videos on topics such as Sustainability, Conformity Bias, Corporate Social Responsibility, Groupthink, and […]

Enhance your classwork with streaming videos

Two streaming video databases are available to Sauder School instructors for use in preparing courses. Films on Demand is a multidisciplinary database of videos on various topics including business. Instructors can create playlists, easily clip segments from longer videos, embed those segments in Connect, show segments in class, create persistent links, etc. VAST is Alexander […]

Year-long trial access to streaming videos from the Alexander Street Press

UBC Library has negotiated trial access for a year  to the Alexander Street Press’s VAST: Academic Video Online, a multi-disciplinary streaming video collection: http://resources.library.ubc.ca/page.php?id=2140 This database currently contains over 17,000 titles and coves a wide range of subject areas, including business and economics and current affairs. 5,000 new titles will be added during this next […]

Films on Demand: a database of high-quality streaming videos now available

Films can be used effectively in classrooms to illustrate concepts, to spark debates and to frame discussions. UBC Library has recently purchased access to Films on Demand, a database of over 7,300 high quality streaming video titles suitable for both undergraduate and graduate level courses in a variety of disciplines within the arts, humanities, medicine, […]

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