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Searching for Streaming Media, Part 2: Films and Documentaries

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Demand for access to streaming media has been increasing on campus for both classroom and research needs. In response, SU Libraries has been working to add more streaming services, and better content, to our streaming collections. Together with Searching for Streaming Media, Part 1: Music, this is the second in a short series of blog […]

Searching for Streaming Media, Part 1: Music

Tuesday, July 14th, 2015

Streaming content is a daily part of our information consumption. We share videos and files on social media, we stream music using Pandora or Spotify, and we even harness YouTube for streaming historical sound recordings of speeches, radio advertisements, and music performances. Given this proliferation of access free on the internet, you might be left […]

DVDs Versus Streaming Videos

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

Author: Adina Mulliken Faculty often contact me to locate videos for their courses. Typically, they have identified a video that they would like the Libraries to purchase, and it is straightforward to order the format in which the producer is selling it. However, with increasing frequency, producers offer a choice between streaming and DVD formats. […]