Tag Archives: video

Friday Fun: Star Trek at 50

Quickly, before September ends: The sci-fi TV series Star Trek, Gene Roddenberry‘s “Wagon Train set in space,” first aired in September 1966 and ran for three seasons. The original series, that is, with Captain James Tiberius Kirk, his Vulcan first … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

Happy holidays, everyone! Andersen Library is closed Thursday-Sunday, December 24-27. Online resources like ebooks and article databases, and the Ask a Librarian chat service, remain available if you need them (see the Break & Winterim Libary Hours blog post for … Continue reading

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Friday fun: Historical newsreels on YouTube

Digitized historical newsreels from the Associated Press and British Movietone have been made available on YouTube. The films go back as far as 1895, and cover almost everything you can think of…live footage of significant historical events such as the … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: Yodeling!

Friday fun: Yodeling with Annette Funicello from Adventure in Dairyland, which was filmed in Wisconsin and aired on television as part of The Mickey Mouse Club show! Thank you, Becky, for bringing this to my attention. Believe it or not, … Continue reading

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The Voting Rights Act (MLK, Jr. Commemorative Event) – Jan. 28

Deuel Ross, Fried Frank Fellow for the NAACP Legal Defense & Education Fund, will talk about the 1965 Voting Rights Act on Wed., Jan. 28, at 3:30 p.m. in the UC Hamilton Room. This is UWW’s 29th annual Martin Luther … Continue reading

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Earth Week 2014!

It’s Earth Week from April 21-25, 2014. There are campus events planned Monday-Thursday…what will you be doing? At various events you can at least recycle your plastic bag collection and maybe even buy a spider plant. Monday April 21 Double … Continue reading

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Movies

I’ll bet a lot of us will watch some movies over the holidays, either in theatres or in our own homes. Did you know that the first “commercial movie screening” took place in Paris on Dec. 28, 1895? The Lumière … Continue reading

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Friday Fun: John Cage and 4:33

When I was a young music ed major, I remember learning about John Cage and his silent piece “4:33.” You can see an excerpt of John Cage performing this work via the WGBH Media Library and Archives’ Open Vault! Search … Continue reading

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Digital Public Library of America

There are lots and lots of institutions providing digitized materials, but who has the time to find them? Well, here’s a one-stop discovery tool! The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) provides free access to the digitized riches of libraries, … Continue reading

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T3: Finding Creative Commons Media Resources

Need to find an song or image to use in the classroom or for an assignment? Want to alter an image or reuse it in a new format? UW-Whitewater has policies and resources related to copyright and fair use that … Continue reading

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