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Selected AV Media Titles
Call Number: AV 338.1 F892 DVD
Publication Date: 2012
Fresh celebrates the farmers, thinkers and business people across America who are re-inventing our food system. Forging healthier, sustainable alternatives, they offer a practical vision for a future of our food and our planet. Among others, Fresh features urban farmer and activist Will Allen, sustainable farmer and entrepreneur Joel Salatin, and supermarket owner David Ball.
Dress and groom for the workplace
Call Number: AV 650.13 D817 DVD
Publication Date: 2010
Presents tips for dressing and grooming to assist in getting and keeping a job. Also provides tips for shopping for appropriate clothes on any budget, devleoping a suitable style, and how to use accessories.
Mompreneurs: mothers with newborn businesses
Call Number: AV 658.11 F779m DVD
Publication Date: 2008
Discusses the mompreneur trend in which women combine motherhood and time with their children with starting their own small, home-based businesses. Profiles a female Canadian entrepreneur with a new jewelry business called Bijouxbead, as well as the millionaire Sandra Wilson, founder of Robeez Footwear, a maker of baby booties. Looks at issues involved with balancing the needs of the business and full-time job with being a full-time mother. Features expert guests Arlene Dickinson of Venture Communications and Kathryn Bechtold of Calgary's Mompreneur magazine.
In addition to the resources listed below, many library databases provide access to podcasts, videos, and other AV media resources within search results. See the Center for Media Literacy Best Practices for teaching and learning tips.
FORA.tv presents a large collection of conference and event videos. They offer free, paid-membership, and fee-based video viewing of live events, lectures, and debates.
LearnersTV - Business
Video lectures, animations, and lecture notes, including from MIT, U-California, Harvard, Indiana U, U-Houston, Stanford, U-Chicago, Oregon State, and Khan Academy