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California High: the Great Marijuana Debate - Ivy Film
Call Number: DVD-420
Publication Date: 2015
This documentary presents a balanced look at the intense controversy over legalizing marijuana use and its wide-ranging consequences.

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No Girl's Dream: Human Trafficking in Tennessee - YHTP
Call Number: DVD-421
Publication Date: 2015
"Featuring survivors of trafficking and experts from throughout Tennessee. No Girl's Dream educates audiences on the prevalence of sex trafficking in Tennessee and the United States, the risk factors and red flags of trafficking victims, and resources available for victims and suspected instances of trafficking."

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Three to Infinity: Beyond Two Genders - Photowords Films / Lonny Shavelson
Call Number: DVD-418
Publication Date: 2015
"Three to Infinity: Beyond Two Genders is the first feature documentary entirely focused on people who are neither male nor female. Agender, gender queer, non-binary and more, they're redefining gender, challenging the ways we think about masculinity and femininity."


Group Viewing

Need a space where a group can watch a digital video or movie together? Check out our Library Spaces page for several possibilities. Groups of 4-8 may use a Group Study room, all of which are equipped with computers. Larger groups may reserve one of the Meeting Places.  VHS tapes may be viewed in room 114D. Viewings should be academically-related and must not exceed reasonable noise levels.

For individual viewing, check out a pair of headphones from the Technology Services Desk and grab any available computer.


Find Videos Using the Library Catalog

Finding a DVD

You can use the Library Catalog Basic Search box to locate DVDs in the Library.  

1.  From the Library Home page, click on CATALOG 

2.  Type your search term(s). Click Search.

  1. From the results page, choose Media Collection from the Collection box and DVD as the Format from the Narrow Your Results column.  
  2. The results display to the right. 
  3. You may Sort the results (default is Relevance) to the latest by selecting Date Descending.

Once you find a dvd you want, go to the Circulation desk to check it out. Students must view videos in the Library.

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Find Video Materials with the JEWL Search Box

Finding a  Specific Video

1.  Type the desired title in the search box.  i.e. "money driven medicine".

2.  Change "All" to "videos" and press "Go".

3.  "money driven medicine" shows two results.  The first is a streaming media version; the second is the physical copy DVD. 

4.  Select the version you wish to use. 

5.  The dvd is available at the Walker Library Circulation Desk.  You'll need the call number to check it out.




Find Audio Materials Using the Library Catalog

Audio materials include books on cd (call no. G)  and audiocassettes (call no. A).  Both are considered audiobooks. The most recent items display first. You should not see audiocassettes unless the title you specified is only available in that format. We are no longer purchasing audiobooks for the collection.

How to find a list of audiobooks using the Library Catalog 

From the Library home page, select the Catalog tab. Click on Advanced Search. 

1.  Type audiobooks in the Search For box; choose Subject from All Fields.

2.  From Limit to select CD as the Format and Media Collection as the Location.

3.  Click on Find.

One more thing....  Select Sort and choose Date Descending from the list for the most recent audiobooks.



Find Audio Materials with the JEWL Search Box

The EBSCO Discovery Search Box can be used to find many types of materials.  These directions will show you how to find audiobooks in the Media Collection of Walker Library.

Finding Audiobooks (Title)

1.  Type in the desired title.  i.e. "the girl with the dragon tattoo".

2.  Change "All" to "audio" and press "Go".

3.  "The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo" shows up at the top.  

4.  Information for  location, call no. and availability will display. i.e. Availability: On the shelf 

Finding Audiobooks (Keywords)

Follow the same directions above except enter keywords  i.e.  audiobooks fiction for a broader search of what's available.

Or try audiobooks psychology, audiobooks mystery  for various genre types.  

If you'd like to see what's available in audiobook format with no genre specified,  type audiobooks. 

Note:  Make sure audio is selected from the pull down menu. Step 2. 


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Spring Fever - Mary Kay Andrews; Kathleen McInerney (Read by)
Call Number: G00499a
ISBN: 9781427221667
Publication Date: 2012-06-05
Annajane Hudgens truly believes she is over her ex-husband, Mason Bayless. They've been divorced for four years, she's engaged to a new, terrific guy, and she's ready to leave the small town where she and Mason had so much history. But when fate intervenes and the wedding is called to a halt, Annajane begins to realize that maybe she's been given a second chance.

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The Bone Bed - Patricia Cornwell; Kate Burton (Read by); Kate Reading (Read by)
Call Number: G00524
ISBN: 9781611761061
Publication Date: 2012-10-16
In Alberta, Canada, an eminent paleontologist disappears from a dinosaur dig site, and at the Cambridge Forensic Center, Kay Scarpetta receives a grisly communication that gives her a dreadful reason to suspect this may become her next case.

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A Turn in the Road - Debbie Macomber; Joyce Bean (Read by)
Call Number: G00452a
ISBN: 9781423347910
Publication Date: 2011-04-26
Bethanne Hamlin takes a road trip with her daughter, Annie, and her former mother-in-law, Ruth. They're driving to Florida for Ruth's 50th high school reunion. A long-time widow, Ruth would like very much to reconnect with Royce, the love of her youth.

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The Island - Elin Hilderbrand; Denice Hicks (Read by)
Call Number: G00401a
ISBN: 9781607882404
Publication Date: 2010-07-06
Follows a family of four women (two sets of sisters) as they spend a month on Tuckernuck, a remote island off the coast of Nantucket.


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