The SVA Library recently trialed 3 streaming video databases in consideration of adding them to our collection. The trial for Docuseek2 has been extended until March 20th, so if you didn’t get a chance to check it out before, now’s your chance! Details below.
Docuseek 2 – trial expires 3/20/2016
The library is considering a subscription to the Arts, Music, and Language and the Philosophers and Ideas collections, but for the trial, access is to all collections.
Docuseek 2 is a platform for independent, documentary, educational and social issue video and films. Docuseek 2 allows you to search through the collections of its member distributors in both traditional and unique ways. Docuseek 2 supports traditional key word searches, but expands it to include searching through descriptions and transcripts. Docuseek 2 also adds an expanded subject taxonomy, and allows you to combine subject category searchers with grade level, length, filmmaker, awards. format and other characteristics to focus your search. Participating distributors include Icarus Films and Bullfrog Films.