Monthly Archives: January 2010

Resource Spotlight: Jazz Music Library

Resource Spotlight: Jazz Music Library

Jazz Music Library aims to become the largest, most comprehensive online collection of jazz.  Currently, the collection consists of 4,935 albums with almost 60,000 tracks licensed from Audiophile, Concord Jazz, Contemporary Records, Fantasy, Jazzology, Milestone, Nessa Records, Original Jazz Classics, Pablo, and Prestige. New material is being added from other labels such as Circle Records, GHB Records, Good Time Jazz, GRP Records, Impulse, Peak, Riverside, Solo Art Records, Stretch Records, and Verve.
Cool Features:

  • Create and Share Playlists
  • Browse by Instrument, Artist/Ensemble, Time, Genre, and more
  • Link directly to streaming tracks using permanent URLs

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Resource Spotlight: American History in Video

Resource Spotlight:  American History in Video

Looking for videos from the History Channel or PBS?  Need Ken Burn’s documentary on the Civil War?  American History in Video is your source for streaming video resources for history.  The collection also includes newsreels and other archival footage of events.

Cool Features:

  • Create and Share Playlists 
  • Mark and Share Clips
  • Videos have a transcript alongside them, which can also be used to navigate through the video
  • Browse by Historical Era, Events, People, and more
  • Embed streaming video in Blackboard courses or link directly to the video using a permanent URL.

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