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Selected Videos from the Collection

Foreign Language Films

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Coco Before Chanel (Coco Avant Chanel) - Adapted from L'irreguliere by Edmonde Charles-Roux
Call Number: B02423R
ISBN: 9781435992962
Publication Date: 2009
Years after being abandoned at an orphanage by her father, Gabrielle Chanel finds a job in a tailor shop where she meets, and soon begins an affair with French millionaire Etienne Balsan. Through Baron Balsan she is introduced into French society and given the opportunity to design her own style of hats. Though her career takes off, her personal life becomes more complicated when she falls in love with Balsan's former best friend Arthur Capel.

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Ella es el matador (She is the matador) - Gemma Cubero and Celeste Carrasco
Call Number: B02224R
Publication Date: 2009
Documentary about two women who choose the profession of bullfighting. Eva Florencia is a novice originally from Italy and Maripaz Vega is the only active professional female matador in the world. Following these women over the span of seven years, these women pursue the same dream as their male counterparts, the glory of dominating the beast. They are forced to fight not only against the bull but also against decades of legal prohibition and prejudice.

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Eyes Wide Open - Merav Doster (original screenplay)
Call Number: B02854R
Publication Date: 2009
Aaron, a butcher and devout family man in Jerusalem's ultraorthodox Jewish community, has his quiet life interrupted when Erzi, a handsome, young Yeshiva student, happens on his shop. Aaron offers Erzi a job and becomes his friend and mentor. The two grow closer, and soon their forbidden sexual desire grows, Aaron begins to neglect his business and his family. Aaron is quickly ostracized within the Orthodox community. But guilt, torment, and pressure from the community lead him to make a radical decision.

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Inferno: a master filmaker's unfinished dream - Serge Bromberg and Ruxandra Medrea Film
Call Number: B03050R
ISBN: 9781893967595
Publication Date: 2011
One of the great, unfinished works in film history, Inferno, by Henri-Georges Clouzot was an audaciously experimental film with a virtually unlimited budget that was stopped only three weeks into production. Working closely with Clouzot's widow, Serge Bromberg and Ruxandra Medrea reconstruct Clouzot's original vision, filling and explaining the gaps with new interviews, re-enactments and Clouzot's own notes and storyboards, delivering an in-depth look at the masterpiece that might have been.

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Time for Drunken Horses - Bahman Ghobadi
Call Number: B02926R
Publication Date: 2011
Just off the Iraqi border in the cold and stark mountains of Iranian Kurdistan, a boy is forced into the smuggling trade in order to raise money to get lifesaving medical treatment for his brother.

 

Find Videos and Audiobooks in the Library

VHS, DVDs, Streaming Videos, and Audiobooks

Search the Media Collection: Videos and audiobooks may be checked out from the circulation desk on the 1st floor. Items are not currently on public display. Please ask a circulation staff member for assistance retrieving an item.

 

 

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 Video

Title /Keyword Search

Click  Library Catalog under the search box on the Library Home Page.

1. If you know the exact title, choose Title from the Any Field box to the left.    

2.  If unsure of the exact title, leave Any Field as the default.                                                                            

3.  Enter the title or keywords in the search box. i.e money driven medicine

4. In the Location box, highlight Instructional Media Resources (LRC).

5. Click Submit. 

6.  The search results appear.  If you searched an exact title, the item should be displayed at the top. Keyword searches may require scrolling through the results to find the title you wanted. 

For Faculty: How to Book a Media Item for use in the classroom. 

1.  Use the  Library Catalog box to find the desired item.  

2. Click on the Book This Material link to book media online. 

3. Enter your Pipeline User Name and Password.  Click Login

4. Select a location.  Choose Media Library Walker Library Circulation Desk

5. Available dates appear in green on the calendar. Click Next to move to a different month.  

6. Select the  Month, Day, and Year you wish to use the film. 

7. Click Submit to process the request.   Or Cancel if you change your mind. 

8. The item(s) will be available at the Circulation Desk on the first floor for pick up.

For more detailed instrucitons, see the Booking Media tab.

 

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. Since the most recent items display first, you should not see audiocassette titles, unless the title you want is ONLY available in that format.  i.e. atlantis found. 

Finding a Specific Audiobook (Title)

1.  If you know the exact title, change Keyword from the pulldown menu to Title.  

2.  Enter the desired title words into the search box.  i.e  girl with the dragon tattoo  

3.  Below, the search boxes, using the arrows, change View Entire Collection  to Media Library (LRC).

4. Click Submit

5. If you searched an exact title,  the item should be displayed at the top with the:

LOCATION                                                                                CALL No.                     STATUS

Media Library - Walker Library - Circulation Desk       G00300a           ON SHELF/Date Due

6.  Take  the call number information to the Circulation Desk on the first floor.  

7  A staff member will retrieve the item for you and check it out. 

Finding audiobooks in General (Keyword)

1. Leave Any Field as the default in the pulldown menu.   

2.  Enter the desired title words into the search box:  i.e.  audiobooks mystery

4.  Below, the search boxes, using the arrows, change View Entire Collection  to Media Library (LRC).

5. Click Submit

6  The results will include any audiobooks in this particular genre in the collection.

7.  Select the title you want and take the  call number to the Circulation Desk on the first floor. 

7.  A staff member will retrieve the book and check it out to you.

Note:  You may also do a very general search like audiobooks which retrieves all audiobooks in the collection (hopefully).  We are no longer purchasing audiobooks for the collection.

 

 

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Find Video Materials with the New Search Box

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

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 up first in the results.

4. Notice the information for finding the title:   Location Media Library - Walker Library - Circulation Desk, Call. No.  B02102a  Availability ON SHELF display. 

5.  Take the call number (B02102a) to the Circulation Desk on the first floor. A staff member will retrieve the video and check it out to you.

For Faculty: How to Book this Material using the EDS Search Box.

1. If you are on the search results page, click Check Library Availability link. 

2. The catalog record comes up and Book This Material is available. 

3. Click on Book This Material to reserve your film for use in the classroom.  For more detailed instructions, please see the Reserves/Booking Module page. 

 

Find Audio Materials with the New 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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Selected Audiobooks

Popular leisure reading

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The Magician's Assistant - Ann Patchett; Karen Ziemba (Read by)
Call Number: G00476
ISBN: 9780061438332
Publication Date: 2008-05-13
"When Parsifal, a handsome and charming magician, dies suddenly, his widow Sabine-- who was also his faithful assistant for twenty years-- learns that the family he claimed to have lost in a tragic accident is very much alive and well. Sabine is left to unravel his secrets, and the adventure she embarks upon, from sunny Los Angeles to the bitter windswept plains of Nebraska, will work its own magic on her.

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Maine - J. Courtney Sullivan; Ann Marie Lee (Read by)
Call Number: G00465a
ISBN: 9780307917294
Publication Date: 2011-06-14
The Kelleher family has been coming to Maine for six years. Their beachfront cottage, won on a barroom bet after the war, is a place where children run in packs, showers are taken outdoors, and threadbare sweaters are shared on chilly nights. It is also a place where cocktail hour follows morning mass, nosy grandchildren snoop in drawers, and ancient grudges simmer below the surface. As Maggie, Kathleen, and Anne Marie descend on Alice and the cottage, each woman brings her own baggage.

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The Sins of the Father - Jeffrey Archer; Roger Allam (Read by); Emilia Fox (Read by); Alex Jennings (Read by)
Call Number: G00494a
ISBN: 9781427214942
Publication Date: 2012-05-08
A second installment in a planned five-part series finds Harry despairing of a marriage to Emma and joining the Merchant Navy before assuming the identity of a fallen American soldier whose past proves even more turbulent than Harry's own

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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 as the bride is literally walking down the aisle, Annajane begins to realize that maybe she's been given a second chance.

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Summerland - Elin Hilderbrand
Call Number: G00495a
ISBN: 9781607885269
Publication Date: 2012-06-26
On the night of high school graduation, Jake Randolph survives a car crash that kills his girlfriend and leaves her brother in a coma. Jake and his family move to the west coast of Australia in order to escape the horrors of the accident. Demeter Castle, another survivor of the crash, falls prey to alcohol abuse and other self-destructive behaviors that nearly lead to her destroying her own life.

 

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