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John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Video collections

** Guide to the Library's Video Collection

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.

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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.

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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.

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Counseling and Therapy in Video

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

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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.

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 1,300 hours of streaming video, including ethnographic films, documentaries, select feature films, and previously unpublished fieldwork., for the visual study of human culture, behavior and society around the world.

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Films on Demand (Infobase Learning)

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

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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.

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Kanopy

Video-streaming service providing on-demand access to more than 26,000 films of all genres and across the disciplines. Includes documentaries, feature films and instructional films. An unlimited number of users can watch a film simultaneously making it ideal for whole-class assignments. Award-winning collections include titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more.

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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.”

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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 conditioning. The collection contains over 70  streaming videos totaling more than 45 hours of viewing time. Videos include lectures, presentations, documentaries, experiment footage and interviews.

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