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Citizen Koch - Elsewhere films
Call Number: DVD- 259
Publication Date: 2014
In this searing expose on the state of democracy in America and the fracturing of the Republican Party, directors Carl Deal and Tia Lessin follow the money behind the rise of the Tea Party. Alternately terrifying and funny, documentary is an essential and powerful portrait of our political times.

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The Wrecking Crew - Lunch Box Entertainment
Call Number: DVD-404
Publication Date: 2015
Profiles the group of Los Angeles studio musicians known as the Wrecking Crew--featuring Tommy Tedesco, guitar, Hal Blaine, Earl Palmer, drums, Carol Kaye, Joe Osborne, bass--who played on many rock and pop hits during the sixties.

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This Little Light of Mine: The Legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer - Robin Hamilton
Call Number: DVD-413
Publication Date: 2015
In Ruleville, MS, in 1961, summers were scorching, cotton was still king, and African-Americans were shackled to white intimidation, poverty, and cruel injustice. Fannie Lou Hamer, a middle-aged sharecropper living on a sprawling plantation, had known no other way of life. This Little Light of Mine follows the life of this extraordinary woman, who dedicated her life to fighting for voting rights, and was one of the great heroines of the Civil Rights Era.

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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."

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What Our Fathers Did: a Nazi Legacy - British Film Institute
Call Number: DVD-412
Publication Date: 2015
A human-rights lawyer, whose grandfather escaped the Nazis, conducts conversations with two men whose fathers were indicted as German war criminals for their roles in WWII, and who now have radically different ideas about their fathers' personal guilt.


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 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.

More Info / Source(s)

For Faculty: How to Book a Media Item for use in the classroom. THIS SERVICE CURRENTLY UNAVAILABLE.

1. Search the Library Catalog to find the desired item.  

2. Click  Book This Material 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. 

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 Library Circulation Desk on the first floor.

For more detailed instructions, 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. 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 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.

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 for the dvd version.

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 Book Media Material page. 


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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Liberty Defined - Ron Paul; Bob Craig (Read by)
Call Number: G00450a
ISBN: 9781609419073
Publication Date: 2011-04-19
he twelve-term congressman expounds on the fifty key issues that he feels are most important to Americans, based on the concept of personal liberty.

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Obama's America - Dinesh D'Souza; David Cochran Heath (Read by)
Call Number: G005d18a
ISBN: 9781455163519
Publication Date: 2012
Dinesh D'Souza shows how President Obama is applying his anti-colonial ideology to unmake America, arguing that if he's reelected he will destroy America's future. Obama's America reveals what unchecked power will do to this great nation.

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The Amateur - Edward Klein; John McLain (Read by)
Call Number: G00505a
ISBN: 9781455134762
Publication Date: 2015
Tapping into the public's growing sentiment that President Obama is in over his head, The Amateur argues that Obama's toxic combination of incompetence and arrogance has run the nation and his presidency off the rails.

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The Price of Politics - Bob Woodward; Boyd Gaines (Read by)
Call Number: G00052d1a
ISBN: 9781442353299
Publication Date: 2012
Based on eighteen months of reporting, Bob Woodward presents an intimate, documented examination of how President Obama and the highest profile Republican and Democratic leaders in the U.S. Congress attempted to restore the American economy and improve the federal government's fiscal condition.


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