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John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Video collections

** Guide to the Library's Video & Film Collections

A quick guide to finding and using videos in the Library's collection

Alexander Street Press collections

Search all of these Alexander Street collections simultaneously: American History in Video; Counseling and Therapy in Video; Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video; Ethnographic Video Online; Human Rights Studies Online; Psychological Experiments Online; and the PBS Video Collection.

Access level: John Jay
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American History in Video

More than 5,000 hours of videos from commercial and governmental sources, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.

Access level: John Jay
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American Memory Collections (LOC)

Multimedia collections of digitized documents, photographs, recorded sound, moving pictures, and text from the Library of Congress' National Digital Library Program.

Access level: Freely available to the public
Counseling and Therapy in Video

375 hours of videos of dramatized consultations, counseling sessions, and scenes, as well as documentaries, interviews and lectures

Access level: John Jay
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Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video

Over 400 documentaries, training videos, and interviews illustrating the strategies, techniques, and experiences of professionals in the criminal justice system.

Access level: John Jay
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Criminology & Criminal Justice Videos (Sage)

Over 150 hours of videos including documentaries, interviews, and tutorials featuring criminologists talking about their work, case studies that show how that research affects policy and practices; films that take you inside forensics labs, correctional facilities, court rooms and the criminal investigation process.

Access level: John Jay
Ethnographic Video Online

Over  1,300 hours of streaming video, including ethnographic films, documentaries, select feature films, and previously unpublished fieldwork., for the visual study of human culture, behavior and society around the world.

Access level: John Jay
Tech fee OneSearch
Films on Demand (Infobase Learning)

Over 10,000 documentaries, dramas, and newsreels from the world

Access level: John Jay
Tech fee OneSearch
IMDb

Collection of movie information. IMDb tries to catalog every pertinent detail about a movie, from who was in it, to who made it, to trivia about it, to filming locations, and even where one can find reviews and fan sites on the web.

Access level: Freely available to the public
Kanopy at John Jay College

Currently streaming about 200 documentaries, feature films and instructional films to the John Jay community.

Please note as of 4/19/2018, for financial reasons, we have had to cease our PDA model and are no longer able to offer our users the ability to choose and add more videos to our Kanopy collection themselves.  Our access is currently restricted to films users have already viewed sufficient times to have triggered licenses.   Faculty wishing to request special access to specific titles should contact the media librarian Ellen Sexton esexton at jjay.cuny.edu  Please note that New York Public Library  provides access to a much larger collection.

 

Access level: John Jay
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Kanopy at the New York Public Library

Available to NYPL card holders age 13 and older. More than 30,000 feature films, documentaries, foreign language, and training videos.

Access level: Freely available to the public
Kanopy ethnographic films (DER collection)

Classic ethnographic films including Dead birds, N!ai, the story of a K!ung woman, the Ax fight, First contact, and contemporary works, from Documentary Educational Resources.

Please note as of 4/19/2018, for financial reasons, we have had to cease our PDA model and are no longer able to offer our users the ability to choose and add more videos to our Kanopy collection themselves.  Our access is currently restricted to films users have already viewed sufficient times to have triggered licenses.   Faculty wishing to request special access to specific titles should contact the media librarian Ellen Sexton esexton at jjay.cuny.edu

Access level: John Jay
Tech fee
PBS Video Collection

This collection of documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service contains a core of 245 titles, selected for their high quality and relevance to academic curricula, covers many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. It includes access to the films and series Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.

Access level: John Jay
Psychological Experiments Online

Psychological Experiments Online is a multimedia collection that pairs audio and video recordings of experiments in psychology with thousands of pages of primary-source documents. It includes notes from experiment participants, journal articles, books, field notes, and final reports in topics from obedience to authority and conformity to operant. The collection contains over 70 streaming videos totaling more than 45 hours of viewing time. Videos include lectures, presentations, documentaries, experiment footage and interviews.

Access level: John Jay
OneSearch
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