Use the Library Catalog to Find Multimedia Materials
- ORU Library Catalog: Advanced
- Find audiocassettes, DVD's, sound
recordings and other library multimedia items.
the title, subject, keyword, author or other information that identifies what you need. Limit the results by selecting from the drop menu options as shown
|Change View Entire Collection to DVD's, audiobooks, Timko Barton Listening Room, etc.
||Change "Material Type" to the type of item you need. For multiple selections, depress the CTRL Key
while making your choices.
Multimedia Materials In ORU Databases
Several databases include audio and video
materials; most databases contain images.
Sample video: DNA
replication in The
Hutchinson Unabridged Encyclopedia with Atlas and Weather Guide.
Key in your topic or concept.
If the results contain audio or video, then a tab will be shown in the left menu to allow you to isolate entries with the desired media type (shown
right, circled in red).
Or, in the Advanced Search key in your topic then click Entries with the following features.
In the Limit
your search to box, set a search limit, such as Entries with audio.
More than 800,466
Use Advanced Search.
Key in a term in the Search for text box at the top right.
Select Content Type: Videos.
of View Reference
Sample Video: Espionage (Click
the Videos tab to see the list of videos.)
Use Advanced Search.
Key in your term(s).
Select Document Types: Video.
Available videos will be listed on the Video tab (shown right, circled
Multimedia Materials - Library Locations
main DVD collection is located next to the Circulation service area, LRC-4th floor. DVD's are shelved in alphabetical title order with some
titles grouped into prominent categories, such as Series and Educational and Inspirational.
The main Audiobook collection,
shown right, is located along the back wall by the Circulation service area.
Library student assistants are available to help.
are also located in special collections and other areas of the library. The item's Library catalog record identifies the location, as shown in the two examples
|Phonorecord located in TBM-Timko Barton Listening Room
|Audiovisual item located in the HSRC
CMC—Curriculum Media Center
CMC is located on the 5th floor of the LRC. It contains the audiovisual collection of slides, tapes and cassettes, as well as children's literature, media
for grades K-12, and other materials teachers use to develop curriculum.
HSRC—Holy Spirit Research Center
materials in the HSRC pertain to Pentecostal-charismatic studies.
The collection includes more than 4,500 audio tapes and cassettes, in addition to hundreds
of sound recordings, films, and photographs.
Video: VHS & DVD
Audio: cassette tape and CD
Dr. Mark E. Roberts
918-495-6898 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Note: The Center holds a special, non-circulating collection. As such, all materials must be used in the Holy
Spirit Research Center.
Selected Multimedia Exhibits and Sites
- CHNM: Collecting + Exhibiting
- "Bringing history to audiences worldwide by collecting digital records, archiving documents of the past, and presenting historical exhibits." Provided
by Center for History and New Media.
- Exhibits and Theaters
- "Washington, D.C.'s most interactive museum."
- Open Culture
- "The best free cultural & education media on the web." Free courses, audio books, movies, textbooks, language lessons, and more.
YouTube Channels for Educational Videos
- National Geographic: http://www.youtube.com/nationalgeographic
- NASA: http://www.youtube.com/NASAtelevision
- Nova: http://www.youtube.com/NOVAonline
- TED Talks: http://www.youtube.com/TEDtalksDirector
- "TEDTalks is a daily video podcast of the best talks and performances from the TED Conference, where the world's leading thinkers and doers give the talk
of their lives in 18 minutes."