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Birds of the World (formerly Birds of North America)
 
Birds of The World contains 10,721 species accounts from every bird species in the world and is an entirely new scientific publication that merges and enhances content, data, multimedia, figures, and illustrations from four different ornithological volumes: Birds of North America (BNA), Neotropical Birds, Handbook of Birds of the World (HBW Alive), and Bird Families of the World.
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Films on Demand
 
Streaming platform for educational film and videos. Search for closed-caption programs by selecting the checkbox on the Advanced Search page.
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Fortunoff Video Archive For Holocaust Testimonies
 
The Fortunoff Archive currently holds more than 4,400 testimonies, which are comprised of over 12,000 recorded hours of videotape. Testimonies were produced in cooperation with thirty-six affiliated projects across North America, South America, Europe, and Israel. The Fortunoff Archive and its affiliates recorded the testimonies of willing individuals with first-hand experience of the Nazi persecutions, including those who were in hiding, survivors, bystanders, resistants, and liberators. Testimonies were recorded in whatever language the witness preferred, and range in length from 30 minutes to over 40 hours (recorded over several sessions). You must create an account and ask for access even though this is a free resource.
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JoVE Bioengineering
   
JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) is a scientific video journal. JoVE Bioengineering merges both physical and life sciences to understand and predict biological processes.
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JoVE Biology
   
JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) is a scientific video journal. JoVE Biology contains over 1,700 video articles on techniques in physical biology, cellular biochemistry, genetics, physiology, systems biology and a combination of eukaryotic and prokaryotic model systems. Contains all fields of cell, molecular, and organismal biology, ranging from new applications of standard techniques to new approaches aimed at understanding the functions of life and living organisms.
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JoVE Essentials of Environmental Microbiology
   
JoVE's Essentials of Environmental Microbiology explores common methods used to study environmental microbiology, including Gram staining, DNA extraction, the polymerase chain reaction, culturing, and enumeration techniques. Part of the larger JoVE Science Education section, these videos teach laboratory fundamentals through simple, easy to understand video demonstrations.
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JoVE Science Education Chemistry
   
This video collection helps provide a solid foundation in general chemistry by showcasing basic lab techniques, demonstrating commonly used equipment, and exploring the theory behind fundamental methodology in Chemistry. Contains 6 parts: general chemistry, organic chemistry, analytical chemistry, biochemistry, organic chemistry II, and inorganic chemistry.
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Kanopy
   
Kanopy is a video streaming service including movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic cinema, independent films and educational videos. Kanopy is ad-free and closed captioned. RIT subscribes to a modest faculty-curated collection.
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LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
 
An online learning platform with video tutorials in a number of disciplines: 3D, video, business, photography, web design, graphic design, and more. Many tutorials are captioned.
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O’Reilly for Higher Education
     
O'Reilly for Higher Education provides students, faculty, and staff with unlimited access to 45K titles (including O'Reilly books in early release), 30K hours of video, case studies from top companies, learning paths, expert playlists, and more -- with nearly 1K topics to explore in technology and business. It is designed to support faculty curriculum while making it easy for students to understand the latest technologies. Additional information may be located at: https://proquest.libguides.com/oreilly To log in during the trial, click the databse name in orange. At the Welcome screen, select your institution, choose, Not Listed? Click here. Input your RIT email address. You will be granted access & will receive a verification email. Click on the link in the email to create a password for your account. You will also be asked for your Graduation Year/Major. Use these credentials to sign back into the trial until December 31, 2020. Answer a few questions to help us evaluate this product. https://forms.gle/pBycMKdKdoJhwXyf9
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Pronunciator
 
Pronunciator is a langauge learning web-app that provides access to courses in 98 languages including ASL. ESL is taught in 62 home languages. To learn how to register for an account, please watch this video: https://youtu.be/-BwzSmzcJqE
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Rhizome
   
An online journal and archive of new media art covering a vast range of projects by artists all over the world that employ materials such as software, code, websites, moving images, games and browsers to aesthetics and critical ends.
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Skillsoft
   
Skillsoft offers thousands of instructional videos, electronic books, and audiobooks from an array of leading publishers. The site offers over 30,000 micro-learning videos on cutting-edge technologies, delivered by world-class experts, some of whom are RIT alumni. Topic areas include Web Development, Big Data, Mobile Apps and Cyber Security, as well as Electrical & Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace, Leadership, Business Communication and Agile Project Management.
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Swank Digital Campus
   
Swank Digital Campus provides academic streaming from top Hollywood Studios such as: Warner Bros. MGM, Miramax, Lionsgate, SONY, HBO, and many more. RIT's subscription includes a selection of faculty curated titles for classroom use.
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Vault
   
Vault.com provides in-depth intelligence on what it's really like to work in an industry, company or profession—and how to position yourself to land that job. Provides the internship, industry, profession, company data and insight - including ranking, ratings and reviews. Career videos are available via the Tips & Tricks section. Over 215 careers are covered.
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