New York Times webinars, July 2016

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The SVA Library subscribes to NYTimes.com for all students, faculty, and staff in the SVA community. Their monthly webinar series for July is happening this Thursday, the 28th in a 3-part series. Please join The New York Times in Education on Thursday, July 28, 2016, to learn how to activate a NYTimes.com account, briefly tour NYTimes.com, and tour the online teaching resource from The New York Times in Education, NYTimes.com/edu, in 3-part sessions.

Register for any or all sessions below. You will receive a confirmation email with your personal webinar meeting link and may select the ‘Add to Calendar’ option to place the webinar session in your time zone.

Thursday, July 28th 

Webinar 1: 11:00am – 11:15am EST
Activating a NYTimes.com account via school domain authentication
RSVP:11AM How To Grab a Pass Webinar

 

Webinar 2: 1:00pm – 1:20pm EST
NYTimes.com Introduction: Post Activation
RSVP: 1PM NYTimes.com Intro Webinar

 

Webinar 3: 2:00pm – 2:20pm EST
The New York Times in Education Website – Instructional Resources for classrooms
RSVP: 2PM NYTimes in Education Instructional Demo Webinar

The meeting platform GoToWebinar will install a plug-in for your internet browser (once installed, you may be prompted to give permission for the plug-in to run), so please be sure to click link 2-3 minutes before we start. Feel free to use the chat box to ask questions; they are answered near the conclusion.

July 4th Holiday Hours 2016

The SVA Library will close at 1pm on Friday, July 1st for Independence Day weekend and will reopen Tuesday, July 5th at 9am. Happy 4th of July!

4th of July, 2016

New York Times webinars, June 2016

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The SVA Library subscribes to NYTimes.com for all students, faculty, and staff in the SVA community. Their monthly webinar series for June is happening this Thursday, the 30th in a 3-part series. Please join The New York Times in Education on Thursday, June 30, 2016, to learn how to activate a NYTimes.com account, briefly tour NYTimes.com, and tour the online teaching resource from The New York Times in Education, NYTimes.com/edu, in 3-part sessions.

Register for any or all sessions below. You will receive a confirmation email with your personal webinar meeting link and may select the ‘Add to Calendar’ option to place the webinar session in your time zone.

Webinar 1: 11:00am – 11:15am EST
Activating a NYTimes.com account via school domain authentication
Registration URL: 11am Webinar RSVP

Webinar 2: 1:00pm – 1:20pm EST
NYTimes.com Introduction: Post Activation
Registration URL: 1pm Webinar RSVP

Webinar 3: 2:00pm – 2:20pm EST
The New York Times in Education Website – Instructional Resources for classrooms
Registration URL: 2pm Webinar RSVP

The meeting platform GoToWebinar will install a plug-in for your internet browser (once installed, you may be prompted to give permission for the plug-in to run), so please be sure to click link 2-3 minutes before we start. Feel free to use the chat box to ask questions; they are answered near the conclusion.

New Database: Kanopy Streaming Video

The SVA Library has just started a subscription to the Kanopy streaming video database. We previously trialed this database in the Spring 2016 semester.

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Kanopy is a video streaming solution for colleges offering a “Netflix-like” user experience and a broad selection of over 26,000 documentaries, feature films and training videos from thousands of producers. Touching on all topics, featured producers in Kanopy’s collection include Criterion Collection, PBS, HBO, The Video Project, New Day Films, The Great Courses, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, Media Education Foundation, First Run Features, BBC, and many more. Films can be watched from anywhere, anytime by all students, faculty and staff.

It’s accessible from our Databases page, or at this direct link: http://sva.kanopystreaming.com. From off campus, users will be prompted to login with their MySVA credentials.

Got a question about this resource? Ask Us!

Memorial Day Hours 2016

The SVA Library will close at 1pm on Friday, May 27th and will be closed through Monday, May 30th for Memorial Day weekend. The library will reopen at 9am on Tuesday, May 31st.

Memorial Day 2016

New York Times webinars, May 2016

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The SVA Library subscribes to NYTimes.com for all students, faculty, and staff in the SVA community. Their monthly webinar series for May is happening on the 26th in a 3-part series. Please join The New York Times in Education on Thursday, May 26, 2016, to learn how to activate a NYTimes.com account, briefly tour NYTimes.com, and tour the online teaching resource from The New York Times in Education, NYTimes.com/edu, in 3-part sessions.

Register for any or all sessions below. You will receive a confirmation email with your personal webinar meeting link and may select the ‘Add to Calendar’ option to place the webinar session in your time zone.

Session 1: 11:00am – 11:20am EST

The New York Times; Activating an Academic Pass

Click on “11AM EST Webinar RSVP

 

Session 2: 1:00pm – 1:30pm EST

The New York Times; Site Demo and Navigation

Click on “1PM EST Webinar RSVP

 

Session 3: 2:00pm – 2:30pm EST

Introducing The New York Times in Education Website

Click on “2PM EST Webinar RSVP

 

The meeting platform GoToWebinar will install a plug-in for your internet browser (once installed, you may be prompted to give permission for the plug-in to run), so please be sure to click link 2-3 minutes before we start. Feel free to use the chat box to ask questions; they are answered near the conclusion.

New DVDs & Blu-Rays have arrived!

We just got a huge shipment of new DVDs & Blu-Rays! So many, in fact, that we had to add extra shelving to display it all! Come on in and check out some great films, docs, anime, TV shows, & more. Here are some trailers to whet your appetite:

Brit Marling, Hailee Steinfeld, & Muna Otaru show some true grit in revisionist Western, The Keeping Room:

Karen Black & Oliver Reed star in Burnt Offerings, an offbeat 70’s haunted house thriller:

Get deeply meta with Arnold Schwarzenegger’s camp-action, lost classic Last Action Hero:

Harold LLoyd’s timeless silent film, Safety Last, finally gets the Criterion Collection treatment:

Enjoy these films and more at the SVA Library!