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African and African American Studies Research Guide

Selected indexes, e-journals & websites in African & African American studies; in-depth resources

California Newsreel

The Library was able to add 20 streaming videos from California Newsreel, a well-known distributor specializing in African American, African, and race studies titles. Links below should work on campus. You can also find these titles below in Quick Search and view them there. When you find your title, just click the title to start the video player - enjoy! (Some California Newsreel titles are also available via Films on Demand- see those marked with * below!)

Streaming Video Collections @ ISU Library!

The ISU Library has been acquiring subscriptions to important collections of streaming videos. See this page (below) for collection details & links. This linked video is a sample from our subscription to Films on Demand, the streaming branch of the well-known Films for the Humanities & Sciences DVD and video distributor. Available to ISU community on campus and via off-campus login with your ISU ID number & Library password.

Library Streaming Video & Multimedia Databases!

The Library subscribes to a growing number of multimedia databases that include streaming video - both full programs and clips - on many subjects. Below are some titles you may wish to browse. Many of these databases provide audio transcripts / closed captions and allow instructors to annotate specific clips for student use. Check it out!

Your Librarian

Susan A. Vega García's picture
Susan A. Vega García
Assistant Dean, Inclusion & Equity
Associate Professor
150 Parks Library
Iowa State University
Ames IA 50011
(515) 294-4052