Films On Demand: Communication Collection

Communication Video Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

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From rousing speeches and persuasive business proposals to engaging advertisements and heart-wrenching films, the ways in which we communicate—and why—are wide ranging, and every form of communication has its dos and don’ts. This collection covers both basic and advanced techniques of communicating across multiple mediums and varied settings. Instructional videos, documentary films, and expert presentations cover advertising, digital media, film, journalism, interpersonal communication, and more.

This collection is available as a single-subject collection or as part of the Films On Demand Master Academic Video Package.

  • Communication Essentials – the popular four-part series by Films for the Humanities & Sciences featuring critical skills for listening, writing, speaking, and reading.
  • The CLIOs, 2000–2013 – thirteen years (and counting), totaling more than 35 hours of winning entries across all categories for this prestigious advertising awards program.
  • Barriers to Communication and How to Overcome Them – through expert interviews and creative vignettes, the video offers solutions to overcoming common communication problems.
  • Multiple, EXCLUSIVE titles from The Bill Moyers Collection, including Jon Stewart on Humor and an Informed Public; Media Consolidation and the Erosion of Democracy; Big Media, Big Money, Big Trouble; and more.
  • The Story of English and Do You Speak American? – Robert MacNeil’s Emmy Award-winning nine-hour PBS series on linguistics, and its three-hour follow-up (a CINE Golden Eagle Award winner) that focuses on American English and its regional dialects.
  • Sex, Censorship, and the Silver Screen – a four-hour series that uses film clips spanning the bulk of motion picture history to tell the story of the battle between artistic freedom and the heavy-handed restriction and piousness that risk-taking films have generated.
  • Digital Communication Skills: Dos and Don’ts – offers guidance on email, texting, videoconferencing, and using the phone for business calls or voice mail.
  • Internet Research: What’s Credible? – teaches strategies for narrowing down results and homing in on credible sources of information online.
  • The Public Mind – classic four-hour series that explores “image and reality in America”—or how public opinion is formed through the mingling of fact and fiction in a society saturated with images.
  • How to Make It in Film – extensive series that covers all aspects of the filmmaking process, from script writing to production.
  • Sexual and Racial Stereotypes in the Media – a two-part series from Films for the Humanities & Sciences that scrutinizes the media in order to both expose and understand common sources of bias and the intentions behind them.
  • The 5 Communication Secrets That Swept Obama to the Presidency – instructional program that reveals a set of methods and attitudes at the core of successful communication by studying the skills and tactics of one of its modern-day masters.
  • Mashed Media: The Changing Face of Journalism – a film shot over a two-year period that follows bloggers, hackers, independent publishers, and social media mavericks working at the forefront of digital media innovation.

All titles are segmented into short, pedagogical clips, ideal for classroom use. For classwork viewing, students can choose to watch an entire film without interruption. Titles within the collection are sorted across distinct, browsable subject categories, enabling refined searches for available titles in specific topic areas.

  • Unlimited access from your computer/laptop, tablet, or phone—on campus or off
  • Create and share playlists—use premade clips, full videos, or custom segments to engage students
  • Add a personalized video introduction to any playlist you create
  • Upload the proprietary digital video content you already own and use (like lectures, seminars, etc.) to the platform
  • Captions, interactive transcripts, citations, Google Translate, and more
  • New videos added at no additional cost
  • Videos can be easily added to LibGuides, distance education courses, social media platforms, and LMSs such as D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and others
  • Public performance rights and no copyright infringement
  • Keyword tags for all content, linking to related material

Films On Demand: Business & Economics Collection

Business & Economics Video Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product

In a world of bubbles and busts, extreme poverty and astronomical wealth, rapidly emerging worldwide markets and a digital revolution that is transforming practically everything, few video collections are more crucial to keeping up with changing times. Economic theory, basic business education, accounting and finance fundamentals, business ethics and law, management and marketing—it’s all here, in depth.

This collection is available as a single-subject collection or as part of the Films On Demand Master Academic Video Package.

  • WE THE ECONOMY – Paul G. Allen’s Vulcan Productions and Morgan Spurlock’s Cinelan partnered with award-winning film directors to create this series of short films in an effort to drive awareness and a better understanding of the U.S. economy. Created with oversight from top economic experts and advisors, this unique collection covers important concepts such as supply and demand, how Wall Street influences the economy, the economic impact of foreign aid, the causes of recession, and other issues central to developing an understanding of economics and society.
  • More than 70 titles from CNBC, including business case studies, investigative looks at the U.S. and global economies, profiles of heads of industry and companies that impact our daily lives, the popular How I Made My Millions series on entrepreneurship, and the Peabody Award-winning The Age of Wal-Mart: Inside America’s Most Powerful Company.
  • The CLIOs, 2000–2013 – 13 years (and counting), totaling more than 35 hours of winning entries across all categories from this prestigious awards program.
  • CEO Exchange: Conversations in Leadership – a 20-hour series of interviews with internationally recognized and respected business leaders, including General Electric’s Jack Welch and CEOs from Boeing, Dow Chemical, Amazon, Saatchi & Saatchi, Merck, Dell, FedEx, and more.
  • Accounting Fundamentals – a four-part series that provides an overview of accounting practices and concepts.
  • Underhand Tactics: Investigating Corporate Culture – an eight-hour series investigating the socioeconomic impact of mega-companies on families, communities, and the environment—locally and across the globe.
  • Ethical Markets – more than 90 episodes from seven seasons of the groundbreaking series that examines major aspects of rapidly accelerating change in today’s interconnected global economy.
  • Inside the Founders: Studies in Business – in 12 short-form videos, company founders share their stories, philosophies, and advice, covering topics such as business planning, marketing, people management, sales, and more.
  • Business Finance Essentials: How to Read a Financial Statement – covers the basics of reading and understanding a business’s ultimate scorecard.
  • Professionalism 101: Skills to Succeed and Advance at Work – a three-part series with advice on how to behave in the workplace—professional image, business etiquette, and working with others, including social media and 21st-century technology.
  • The Deep Dive: One Company’s Secret Weapon for Innovation – a rare behind-the-scenes look at IDEO, one of the most influential product development firms in the world.
  • Globalization: Winners and Losers – a no-nonsense documentary that addresses the pros and cons of doing business in the global marketplace.
  • Fortune Hunters: Turning Trends into Profits – a 19-part series that examines new and emerging trends in business and marketing, and how entrepreneurs are profiting from them.
  • Business Is Blooming: The International Floral Industry – a fascinating case study that’s about way more than flowers, this documentary describes a global market in detail—how supply and demand, seasonal dynamics, global competition, and other issues affect the production and transportation of a fragile, perishable commodity.

All titles are segmented into short, pedagogical clips, ideal for intermittent use during classroom lectures. For classwork viewing, students can choose to watch an entire film without interruption. Titles within the collection are sorted across distinct, browsable subject categories, enabling refined searches for available titles in specific topic areas.

  • Unlimited access from your computer/laptop, tablet, or phone—on campus or off
  • Create and share playlists—use premade clips, full videos, or custom segments to engage students
  • Add a personalized video introduction to any playlist you create
  • Upload the proprietary digital video content you already own and use (like lectures, seminars, etc.) to the platform
  • Captions, interactive transcripts, citations, Google Translate, and more
  • New videos added at no additional cost
  • Videos can be easily added to LibGuides, distance education courses, social media platforms, and LMSs such as D2L, Canvas, Moodle, and others
  • Public performance rights and no copyright infringement
  • Keyword tags for all content, linking to related material

Business and Management Essentials Collection

Business and Management Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

A must-have for librarians supporting undergraduate and graduate-level business programs, the Business and Management Essentials Collection boasts a wide range of award-winning titles from publishers like Berrett-Koehler, Macmillan, Business Expert Press, and more. Entrepreneurs, marketers, product developers, and future CEOs will benefit from the timely and authoritative content.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Business and Management Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Business and Management Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Business and Management Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Business and Management Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Business and Management Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Business and Management Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Business and Management Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Business and Management Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Advertising
  • Branding
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Communications
  • Business Ethics
  • Business Management
  • Business Research Methods
  • Entrepreneurship
  • International Business
  • Management Theory
  • Marketing
  • Nonprofit
  • Organizational Development
  • Product Development
  • Product Planning
  • Public Relations
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Training

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Ethnic Studies Essentials Collection

Ethnic Studies Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

Multicultural studies, African-American studies, prejudice, stereotyping, and social change form the themes of this collection, giving users the theories, vocabulary, and cultural context they need to research and write about ethnic studies today.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Ethnic Studies Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Ethnic Studies Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Ethnic Studies Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Ethnic Studies Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Ethnic Studies Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Ethnic Studies Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Ethnic Studies Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Ethnic Studies Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • African-American Studies
  • Asian-American Studies
  • Ethnic Groups
  • Minority Studies
  • Multicultural Studies
  • Prejudice
  • Racism
  • Social Change
  • Stereotyping

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Economics Essentials Collection

Economics Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

From finance to trade to socioeconomics, this collection provides users with a wealth of timely and insightful resources. In the tumultuous world of global economics, investing in reliable scholarly content can pay dividends.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Economics Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Economics Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Economics Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Economics Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Economics Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Economics Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Economics Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Economics Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Capitalism
  • Comparative Economics
  • Digital Currency
  • Economic Depression
  • Economic Recession
  • Economists
  • Emerging Markets
  • Finance
  • Financial Modeling
  • Macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics
  • Socioeconomics
  • Stock Market
  • Trade

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)

Criminal Justice Essentials Collection

Criminal Justice Essentials Collection

3 Universities & Colleges

About This Product:

This collection features Choice Outstanding Academic Titles and Booklist Editor’s Choice–recognized titles on themes like cybercrime, policy-making, school violence, and terrorism. Content from publishers, such as Palgrave, Wiley, SAGE, and others, provide insight into the victim, the criminal, and the law.

Credo Essentials Collections offer access to award-winning, notable, and peer-acclaimed reference content. Available collections cover dozens of in-demand subjects and are curated by Credo. Each are seamlessly updated as new editions publish and new content is licensed. Content is regularly refreshed to ensure continued relevance. Credo Essentials Collections are full text and searchable alongside the content on the Credo research platform.

  • Content updates: Criminal Justice Essentials Collection titles are seamlessly updated and weeded for your convenience.
  • Citation management: With the Criminal Justice Essentials Collection, users can conveniently cite entries in MLA, Chicago, APA, and Harvard formats.
  • Embeds: The Criminal Justice Essentials Collection allows users to embed entries in their school’s learning management system, virtual learning environment or other guides/websites. Any entry may be embedded, including those with images, audio, or videos.
  • Permalinks: The Criminal Justice Essentials Collection’s record URLs make it easy for researchers to return to previously viewed pages, and allow users to create “custom collections on the fly.”
  • Integration options: Criminal Justice Essentials Collection content can be embedded into LibGuides or any LMS that supports iFrame, including Canvas, D2L, Moodle, and Blackboard.
  • Google Drive integration: Users can save Criminal Justice Essentials Collection entries to Google Docs via Google Authenticator or through their personal Gmail accounts.
  • Export entries: Users can print, save as a PDF, or email Criminal Justice Essentials Collection entries simply and conveniently.
  • Responsive design: The Criminal Justice Essentials Collection’s platform ensures a smooth user experience on any type of device.
  • Accessible content: Audio files and dictation of text content (downloadable in MP3 format) improve accessibility and provide different avenues for students to absorb information.
  • Translations: Text content is translated into 60+ languages.

  • Corporate Crime
  • Crime Prevention
  • Criminology
  • Cybercrime
  • Forensics
  • Hate Crimes
  • International Law
  • Juvenile Crime
  • Organized Crime
  • Policing
  • School Violence
  • Terrorism
  • Violence Against Women

In an effort to curate the very best content for each collection, notable awards and recommendations are used to guide our selection process. Several titles in each collection have been distinguished in the following lists:

  • Booklist Editors’ Choice
  • Choice Community College Recommendation
  • Choice Community College Top 75
  • Choice Outstanding Academic Title (OAT)
  • Library Journal Best Reference
  • Resources for College Libraries (RCL) 
  • Reference & User Services Association (RUSA)