Videos at the MSU Libraries are available as:
Please note that there may be lag-time in uploading library catalog records for recent updates to streaming video database collections. Searching in both the library catalog and in relevant streaming video databases is the best way to ensure a comprehensive search.
A searchable collection of videos featuring therapy demonstrations showing clinicians working with individuals, couples, and families. Not limited to mental health counseling, also includes health, academic, and career counseling.
***To enter PsycTherapy: The link to PsycTherapy defaults to the APA PsycNET database. Above the search boxes there is a small heading: Select Databases. You will see the link to PsycTherapy here.
Location: 4 West, Main Library
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Multimedia Collection materials circulate for seven days with a $1.00 per day fine for overdue titles. Recalls, holds, and renewals are not offered. Materials must be checked out and returned directly to the DMC location only.
The DMC is a closed stacks collection, meaning that it is not available for browsing. You must use the library catalog to identify titles and a staff member will retrieve the video for you.
Equipment to support the viewing of all video formats materials is available on-site in the DMC Media Lab.
Interlibrary loans are available for videos.
If the MSU Libraries do not own the video, you may request it from another library (at no charge) by following these instructions:
1. Double-check the MSU Library catalog and our streaming video databases. Please be certain the we do not own the item.
2. Fill out a request for an Interlibrary loan from our ILLiad service.
For more information about interlibrary loan please see InterLibrary Services.
Contact Carin Graves (email@example.com) to suggest a video purchase for HDFS. Purchase suggestions from students or faculty in other subject areas should be directed towards their subject librarian, or use the general suggest a purchase form.
Faculty may request hard copy videos be digitized for course distribution on ANGEL/D2L.
Faculty may place videos on course reserve. This will keep videos intended for course use in the library for student viewing. Faculty may be able to arrange special permission to check out the reserved video for a classroom showing by contacting the DMC.
This website from sociology graduate students at the University of Maryland; Valerie Chepp, Paul Dean, and Lester Andrist; features a blog and collection of video clips with discussion points that can be used in the classroom.
Be sure to check out the Resources section for sample assignments and a bibliography of scholarly research on video use in the classroom.
"Films For Action uses the power of film to raise awareness of important social, environmental, and media-related issues not covered by the mainstream news. Our goal is to provide citizens with the information and perspectives essential to creating a more just, sustainable, and democratic society. Our website has cataloged over 1500 of the best films and videos that can be watched free online."
Although not moving pictures, the website Sociological Images provides a similiar treatment to photographs.
Additional resources for free online videos: