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Black Studies

A selective guide to recommended research resources in Black Studies

Featured Resource

Black History in Canada
From Curio, a selection of teacher resource guides, videos and audio series that honour Black history in Canada. 

Video Collections

The multimedia collection at Queen's Library contains thousands of DVDs and a growing number of online (streaming) videos. In addition, the library subscribes to several online video collections, which are listed below.

Locating Videos at the Library

Perform your search in Omni and to limit your search results to Videos, select Videos from the Resource Type facet located along the left side of the screen. You can also restrict your search results to Video/Film within Advanced Search:

Online Streaming Video Collections

The following online video collections are particularly useful to Sociology:

Criterion on Demand
Users may stream or download from a selection of over 2900 films ranging from classic film, documentaries, international film, North American feature films, cult classics, and more. Criterion-on-Demand makes use of the Microsoft Silverlight plug-in on both PC and Mac. Users wishing to stream or download films will need to have the plugin installed.

Curio.ca
Streaming access to the best in educational content from CBC and Radio-Canada. Documentaries from television and radio, news reports, archival material, stock shots and more — thousands of programs and resources can be accessed on this site. Includes English and French language content. Programs include The Nature of Things, Doc Zone, Dragons' Den, The Fifth Estate, The Passionate Eye, Monster Math Squad, The Current, News in Review, Marketplace and George Stroumboulopoulos Tonight.

Films on Demand
Database of documentaries, educational videos and news footage. The Library subscribes to the Humanities & Social Sciences Collection.

NFB.ca - The National Film Board's Online Screening Room
Access to documentaries, animation and alternative dramas in streaming video, as well as NFB playlists, upcoming films and other related resources.

For additional information on video collections available at Queen's Library, visit http://library.queensu.ca/search/video-collections.