The Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection is offered to our campus through NC Live and contains over 45,000 streaming videos with nearly 323,000 video clips; the titles are educational in nature and cover a wide variety of topics in the humanities, social sciences, and sciences. This collection also includes archival films and newsreels featuring the Great Speeches Series. Producers include CNBC, ARTE France, Bill Moyers, NewsHour Productions, BBC.
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Public performance rights are included with this subscription.
You can control the way captions display in the video player in the following ways:
To adjust these settings, you must be logged in with a personal user account.
You also have the option to turn on closed captions by default by checking the "Always start my videos with closed captions enabled" check box.
Once you are satisfied with your settings, click the Save button.
Each video and segment has a unique, stable URL. The url appears below the video or clip; look for the phrase "Embed/Link." Be sure to use this URL rather than the temporary URL in your brower's address bar.
You can preview video content directly from search and browse results by clicking on the Preview button that displays along side the page tools. This will open up a player that will play the particular title or segment.
You can search the site using the search box at the top of the homepage, or use the Advanced Search option.
Scrolling the homepage will allow you to see titles by subject, you can also go to the Menu option in the top left for a dropdown to view all subjects.
The menu option in the top left will also allow you to see Featured Producers, or opt to View All.
This menu option allows you to view videos related to important events for each day of the month.
Create a custom playlist to share specific videos and clips with others on campus. You can also create playlists and then link to them in Moodle.
It's easy to do!