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New PBS streaming documentary videos

The following PBS documentary videos have been added to the library’s catalog: Hunting the Nightmare Bacteria (Frontline):  Frontline reporter David Hoffman investigates the alarming rise in hospitals, communities, and across the globe of untreatable infections. Fueled by decades of antibiotic … Continue reading

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Accessing Streaming Videos

Olson Library  takes pride in adding online, DVD, and VHS educational video programs from PBS to our library’s catalog. At last count, there are 512 programs on a wide range of topics in the areas of current events, nature, science, … Continue reading

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

The following PBS documentary videos have been added to the library’s catalog: Tavis Smiley Reports, “Education under arrest”: Tavis takes his cameras to Washington State, Louisiana, Missouri, and California to present a narrative of what is working on the frontlines … Continue reading

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

The following PBS documentary videos have been added to the library’s catalog: The Education of Michelle Rhee (Frontline): Frontline correspondent John Merrow was granted unprecedented access to Michelle Rhee, former chancellor of the Washington D.C. public schools as she attempted … Continue reading

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

The following PBS documentary videos have been added to the library’s catalog: The Suicide Plan (Frontline):  FRONTLINE explores the underground world of assisted suicide and takes viewers inside one of the most polarizing social issues of our time – told … Continue reading

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

Links to the following PBS streaming documentary videos are now available in the library’s catalog: Dropout nation (Frontline):  Every year, hundreds of thousands of teenagers in the United States quit high school without diplomas – an epidemic so out of … Continue reading

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

Links to the following PBS streaming documentary videos are now available in Voyager: Alaska Gold (Frontline): Bristol Bay in southwest Alaska is home to the last great wild sockeye salmon fishery, and to mineral deposits estimated to be worth nearly … Continue reading

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Ongoing Olson Library Table of Contents Project

Olson Library’s Technical Services Department is in the process of adding table of contents (TOC) information to many of the bibliographic records in the library’s Voyager catalog.  In addition to providing patrons with enhanced information regarding the actual contents of … Continue reading

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

Links to the following PBS streaming documentary videos are now available in Voyager: America revealed, Pts. 1-4:  (4 episodes, 1 hour each.)   Based upon the BBC’s award-winning “Britain >From Above,”   shows viewers how a violent lightning storm can wreak havoc … Continue reading

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New PBS streaming documentary videos

The following documentary video titles have been added to the library’s Voyager catalog: Deadliest Tornadoes (Nova):  In 2011, the worst tornado season in decades left a trail of destruction across the U.S., killing more than 550 people. Why was there … Continue reading

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