• Databases,  Fine Arts,  General Works,  History,  Humanities,  Literature

    New Resource: BBC Shakespeare – Streaming Video

    Ohrstrom Library is very please to have licensed, from Ambrose Video, streaming access to 5 BBC Shakespeare productions: Julius Caesar King Lear Othello Richard III The Tempest To enjoy these streaming films simply click HERE, or visit library.sps.edu and select BBC Shakespeare Video from the database bar on the right. Click “BBC Shakespeare Plays, The” to retrieve the list of plays: View an entire play or an act: To access the films from off grounds, visit vpn.sps.edu, click the library icon, and then  select BBC Shakespeare Video from the database bar on the right. Films may also be linked to or embedded within Blackboard:   Please feel to contact Lura…

  • Fine Arts,  Humanities

    New Reference Book: The New Biographical Dictionary of Film

    The New Biographical Dictionary of Film, 4th edition by David Thomson,  Knopf, 2009. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 791.43 T38N A biographical catalog of international (yet mostly Western) actors. Examples include: Ingrid Bergman, Yul Brynner, Jeff Daniels, Heinosuke Gosho, Vivien Leigh Helpful for: Humanities, Film Studies, Theater

  • Fine Arts,  Humanities,  Social Sciences

    New Reference Book: The Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television

    The Encyclopedia of Superheroes on Film and Television by John Kenneth Muir, McFarland, 2008. Find it in Ohrstrom at: REF 791.43 M91S A one-volume guide discussing superheroes from American film and television.  Each article focuses on a particular superhero, their history, creation and appearance in TV and/or film(s).  When applicable, a complete TV episode-by-episode synopsis follows each entry. Examples include: The Amazing Spider-Man The Ambiguously Gay Duo The Bionic Woman Buffy the Vampire Slayer Doctor Strange Swamp Thing Helpful for:  Humanities IV, Art, Gender Studies, Social History, Pop Culture, Superhero Fans