Thursday, September 1, 2011

World History in Video - Trial

World History in Video is an online collection of streaming video of documentaries from filmmakers worldwide. Upon completion the collection will include more than 1,750 documentaries that offer a rich survey of human history from the earliest civilizations to the fall of the Berlin Wall.

The documentaries incorporate a wide variety of primary sources, including archival images, artifacts, documents and in the modern era also interviews with key participants. Scope is global, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania.

This trial is available until 30 September 2011.

Trials are available both on campus or off campus (with a JCU user name and password). The trial links are also to be found on the library
Trials web page.

Observations or comments (positive and negative) on the trials and value of the services are always appreciated and may be directed to the Faculty and School Librarians or to Neil Renison, Information Resources. Alternatively, you can complete our online Database Trial Feedback form.

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