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Media Guild

Overview
Works: 767 works in 1,035 publications in 1 language and 3,003 library holdings
Genres: Educational films  History  Documentary television programs  Nonfiction television programs  Short films  Nonfiction films  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Science films  Biography  Biographical television programs 
Roles: Distributor, Publisher
Classifications: P118, 401.93
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Most widely held works by Media Guild
Unknown Chaplin by Kevin Brownlow( Visual )

10 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows portions of productions that Charlie Chaplin never released and comic gags from early outtakes
Attachment( Visual )

3 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the concept of attachment between parents and children, and shows some contemporary research in the area of attachment. Examines the relationship between day care and the development of attachment
Nerves( Visual )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 62 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Uses animation to detail the mechanisms controlling the operation of our nerves, providing a clearer understanding of the central nervous system and its intricate chemistry. Presents research on the central nervous system that has aided in the treatment of nervous disorders. Covers formation and propagation of Action Potentials, the action of voltage activate and ligand gated ion channels, the transmission of nerve signals across synapses, and the role of transmitters, agonists, antagonists, and second messengers. Describes the search for new drugs to treat nervous disorders such as Alzheimer's and Parkinson's Disease, and for stroke prevention, depression, and anxiety. Demonstrates micro electrode techniques used in studying brain slices and patch clamp techniques used in studying single neurons
Baby talk( Visual )

3 editions published in 1984 in English and held by 48 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

NOVA explores the mysterious world of baby's first words, revealing the latest theories on how children accomplish the amazing feat of acquiring language
How we study children( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 44 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

(Producer) Program asserts that the testing of a causal hypothesis involving cognitive development is best done through a combination of observational and experimental methods. Kathy Sylva, Peter Bryant and other researchers share their insights into categorizing and codifying patterns of play through observation, avoiding common experiment-related pitfalls such as covariation and unintentional bias, and mitigating artificiality, a challenge to practioners of both approaches
The Portuguese voyages of discovery( Visual )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program uses a full-scale replica of a caravel ship to recreate the conditions of the Portugese voyages of the 15th century, and explains how the Portugese used scientific instruments to find their way at sea. These voyages contributed to European scientific knowledge in the field of geography, and validated the use of independent inquiry and direct observation in scientific endeavors
Unknown Chaplin( Visual )

6 editions published between 1982 and 1984 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-part documentary television series which observes film director Charlie Chaplin's creative processes, using outtakes of filmed rehearsals, and close scrutiny by film historians Kevin Brownlow and David Gill
Gender matters( Visual )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 42 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of women in India, Africa, and South America is examined, focusing on the inequalities that are endured by women in developing countries
Continental crust : ancient and modern by C. J Hawkesworth( Visual )

2 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Demonstrates the tectonic processes that create the earth's topographic features by examining the history of two mountain ranges
Elements organised the Periodic table( Visual )

9 editions published between 1978 and 2015 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Introduces the periodic table by looking at some of the properties of a range of elements. Shows the relative chemical reactivities of the alkali metals with oxygen, and of the halogens with phosphorus, and relates these properties to their positions in the periodic table
Public space, public work( Visual )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 38 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary that looks at the way in which women have been involved with architecture and the particular ways in which women utilize or consume architecture differently than men. Also looks at the public work of some women architects worldwide
Myanmar, the land that once was Burma( Visual )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 36 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a rare look at Myanmar, until recently known as Burma, located in southeast Asia. You will tour the different geographic areas and learn how geography affects the people's way of life. This video shows a very traditional culture in a state of transition
Warming warning( Visual )

3 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Meteorologists believe increasing amounts of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere will lead to significant warming trends in the next several decases
Schloss Vaduz-Liechtenstein( Visual )

1 edition published in 1975 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Takes a historical and contemporary look at Vaduz Castle in Liechtenstein and an overview of the Liechtenstein family
How ballet began( Visual )

2 editions published in 1972 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First of a seven part series produced in the early 1970's to promote a greater understanding and appreciation of ballet through a study of its development and history
Statistics at a glance( Visual )

5 editions published between 1972 and 1990 in English and held by 31 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An explanation of the elementary principles of descriptive statistics
Developing language( Visual )

1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 30 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Kathy Sylva and Peter Bryant, both of the University of Oxford, and other researchers share their insights into categorizing and codifyinig patterns of play through observation, avoiding common experiment-related pitfalls such as covariation and unintentional bias, and mitigating artificiality, a challenge to practitioners of both approaches"--Container
Unknown Chaplin( Visual )

4 editions published in 1983 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents interviews with family and associates of Charlie Chaplin, who add insight to extracts from feature films made by the comic between 1918 and 1931
Genocide( Visual )

2 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 27 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Looks at Heinrich Himmler, Reichsführer of the SS, and the development of the idea of the master race in Germany. Also looks at how genocide became an operating policy of the Nazis in dealing with the Jews
John Maynard Keynes, 1883-1946 : life, ideas, legacy( Visual )

2 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The life of John Maynard Keynes, an exploration of his theory, and an evaluation of his legacy
 
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