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- Archive Portal
- Still in the pilot stage, this streaming video service provides access to over two million clips
of historical, entertainment, and informational video and audio content that includes interviews,
unedited footage, archival footage, global news stories, and more from over 100 years of human
activity and natural history that has been documented by motion picture cameras and sound recorders.
Material comes from over thirty archives, including HBO, CNN, BBC, WGBH, Discovery, ABC News,
Media Burn, NBC Universal, Associated Press, WPA Film Library, National Geographic, National Film
Board of Canada, and more. A full subscription would include licensing rights for any educational
purpose, such as student films, research papers, projects, presentations, etc.
- A username and password are required. LIU students and faculty can obtain them by
contacting the Reference Desk (516-299-2305) or the Instructional Media Center (516-299-2895).
- Trial ends September 2014
Database descriptions are adapted from each database's website.
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