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mefdigital Streaming Video

Posted by eleres on 12th February 2013

The Libraries now have unlimited simultaneous access to mefdigital, the Media Education Foundation’s streaming video service via their partnership with Kanopy Distribution, a web-based streaming media platform. The Libraries subscribe to the Full MEF Database, which consists of most films in the MEF catalog.

New titles will be added to the collection as they become available – approximately 10 new full titles each year and MEF plans to add lectures, interviews, and shorter modules regularly.

Media Education Foundation produces and distributes documentary films and other educational resources to inspire critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media. (MEF Mission Statement)

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Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media – New Online Edition

Posted by eleres on 17th January 2008

The Gale Directory of Publications and Broadcast Media has been an essential reference source in our print collection. Now available online, this directory provides international coverage of radio and television stations (including cable), newspapers, magazines, and journals. Listings include ad rates, circulation statistics, key personnel and web site links. This is the 2007 (42nd) edition.

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