Database of the week: Alexander Street Press

May 2, 2014 – 12:01 pm

OK. Cheating a little with this as it’s not one just database, but heaps of different and really good online collections and videos, and they are all from Alexander Street Press. You have an option to search all the collections at once, or individual collections.

ACU Library subscribes to:

Counseling and Psychotherapy Transcripts, Client Narratives, and Reference Works  – is a database of transcripts of actual therapy sessions, together with almost client narratives and major reference works. There are diaries, letters, autobiographies, oral histories, and personal memoirs along with the full text of therapy and counseling sessions themselves.

Counseling and Therapy in Video – large, rich online collection of video available for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.

Education in Video – a collection of videos especially for training and developing teachers.

Filmakers Library Online – award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum – race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more.

Health and Society in Video – defines and explores today’s latest medical progress in health and wellness issues and their impact on society – with hundreds of premium documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews.

Nursing Education in Video – online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers.

Psychological Experiments Online – multimedia collection that synthesizes the most important psychological experiments of the 20th and 21st centuries. These experiments have far-reaching impacts on fields as diverse as sociology, business, advertising, economics, political science, law, ethics, and the arts.

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video – video resource for the study of occupational therapy, physical/physiotherapy, and speech-language pathology.

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video – collection of videos covering fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and more.

Theatre in Video – contains more than 250 definitive performances of the world’s leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video – more than 500 hours in all. This release contains 279 titles, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.

How do I find these?

You can go to Library webpage > Find and select the database from the A-Z list.

If you want to search them all, pick the Alexander Street Press link from the ‘A’ in the A-Z list.


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