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A Reputable Documentary Video
What's In a Documentary?
Films on Demand
Films on Demand is a streaming video platform offering a robust collection of streaming videos for educational use. In addition to a core collection of content from educational video producer Films Media Group, Films on Demand streams content from a growing list of quality documentary sources. For help in using some of the more advanced features of this product, such as building playlists and sharing, contact a librarian.
TED is a nonpartisan nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks. TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 110 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.
What's Inside a Documentary Source?
- Profiles of individuals affected by the problem
- Journalism & Investigation
- Opinions & arguments
- Descriptions of policies and laws
- Eyewitness Accounts
- Interviews with "experts": academics, doctors, politicians, etc.
- Names of Organizations around this topic
- Citations of evidence from research
- Timeline of the events around the problem