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Works: 202 works in 251 publications in 2 languages and 1,829 library holdings
Genres: History  Interviews  Biography  Art  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Documentary films 
Classifications: DP99, 709.04
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Publications about OhioLINK Digital Media Center
Publications by OhioLINK Digital Media Center
Most widely held works by OhioLINK Digital Media Center
Saskia art history images ( visu )
in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
Saskia Art History Images is a collection of digital art images with a special emphasis on the core images required for teaching the history of Western Art. Images correspond to the following art books: Gardner's Art Through the Ages (10th ed.), Stokstad's History of Art (revised ed.), and Hart's History of Italian Renaissance Art (4th ed.)
The mechanical paradise ( visu )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 19 libraries worldwide
The period 1870-1914 was one of the hinge points in Western cultural history. The emblem of the new age was the Eiffel Tower, symbolizing the reign of the engineer and inventor. Art followed a similar path. It adapted to a radically changing world: an urban world of fragmentation, permeated by machine myths. The results: Cubism, with its broken planes, multiple perspectives, and Pop Art
The landscape of pleasure ( visu )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Art critic Robert Hughes talks about the liberation of color which began in the late 19th century and was amplified by Matisse and Derain as a means of expressing feeling. Mr. Hughes also points out the increasing personalization of art as seen in the work of Braque and Picasso
Culture as nature ( visu )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Discusses why the 20th century brought about a major change in the subject matter used by artists. Shows how the various manifestations of popular culture replaced nature as the focus of artistic interest and describes the Pop art movement
The view from the edge ( visu )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Links the decline of Expressionism with the horror of World War II and an increasingly pragmatic and secular outlook that left little room for the mythic-religious imagery of the past
Being gay coming out in the 21st century ( visu )
2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
This program presents the accounts and stories of gays who have recently taken the step of coming out. Interviewees and experts discuss the benefits of this important transition by examining the six stages of coming to terms with one's sexual identity
The future that was by Robert Hughes( visu )
1 edition published in 1979 in English and held by 18 libraries worldwide
Art critic Robert Hughes discusses the current nature of modern art, which he believes is characterized by attempts to remove art from the highly organized system of dealers and museums and replace it with conceptual art, earthworks, and body art. He talks about the fragmentation of the avant-garde, doubts about the future of painting, and the blatant narcissism of contemporary art
Christians, Jews, and Moslems in Medieval Spain ( visu )
1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 17 libraries worldwide
Describes the history of Spain from 711 to 1492, a period of Arab domination and intellectual ferment
Constructing the self ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in French and held by 17 libraries worldwide
(Publisher description) This program studies how children continue to transform between the ages of 4 and 11 as they confront and come to terms with fear, adversity, death, and their nascent sexuality. Much attention is paid to the latency period, the intermediate age when boys and girls suddenly stop playing together, crave alone-time, and often clash with their parents. Child psychiatrists, psychologists, and counselors discuss the value of saying no and how establishing limits helps a child deal with adulthood's parameters
Circulatory system your plasma pipeline ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Part of a series that explains major systems of the human body. This segment explores the circulatory system's important roles in transportation, purification, and regulation. Topics covered include: the structure and function of the heart; the role of blood as a connective tissue; arteries; veins; the flow of blood; the functions of red and white blood cells; platelets and plasma; the lymphatic system; the importance of maintaining a healthy circulatory system
9/11 and beyond coping strategies for trauma and stress ( visu )
3 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
The events of September 11, 2001 dramatically shifted the worldview of most Americans. This program by award-winning filmmaker Robert Parish promotes hope and healing in the aftermath of traumatic events such as the 9/11 terrorist attacks. Featured speakers include family advocate Jacki McKinney; Dr. Laurie Anne Pearlman, co-director of the Traumatic Stress Institute in Connecticut; Dr. Frank Putnam, director of the Mayerson Center for Safe and Healthy Children in Ohio; Reverend Dr. Frederick Streets, a chaplain at Yale University; and Dr. Ervin Staub, professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst and author of The Roots of Evil
Digestive system your personal power plant ( visu )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
This program examines the processes by which the digestive system acts as a power plant for the body by turning food into energy. Topics discussed include the process of energy conversion; the structure and function of the organs of the digestive system; the role of enzymes; and maintaining a healthy digestive system
100% woman ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
A post-operative transsexual, Michelle Dumaresq, has provoked outrage by entering the sport of women's mountain bike racing. The program explores complex issues of gender identity surrounding the controversy and manifested in Dumaresq's personal and professional relationships. Includes commentary from her parents and interviews with Michelle, friends, and rival cyclists
Building to extremes ( visu )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Many saw the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center as the end of the skyscraper. They were wrong. This program interviews architects and engineers who have dedicated their lives to reaching new heights, and investigates the risks and benefits of building tall
America's immigration debate ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
This special episode of the Global cities series examines the pro and con views of the American immigration debate, using footage from the series. Studies the isolation of ethnic communities, the shifting of racial definitions, and America's lack of an infrastructure to support immigrant integration
Larger than life [India's Bollywood film culture] ( visu )
1 edition published in 2005 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
This program travels through the landscape of Indian cinema, providing contrasts and comparisons with its counterpart in the west. Interviews with Shah Rukh Kahn and Manisha Koirala examine the pressures of in Indian film acting
Skeletal system the infrastructure ( visu )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
"Explores the skeletal system, with an emphasis on its importance in providing structure and support for the body. Topics include how the skeletal and muscular systems work together to enable movement; the relationship between joints and bones; connective tissue; functions of the skeletal system, including support, protection, movement, storage, and blood cell production; and types of bones and joints"--Container
Modern myths ( visu )
2 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
All communities embrace organizing principles that are indispensable to their cohesion, imposing order on chaos and allowing individuals to function in groups. Many of these principles are related through myths. In this program, the transformation of the earlier "savior" myth into the modern myth of the "hero" is examined. How social myths such as "progress" facilitate modern industrial societies, and the myth of the "star" as a social construct that provides the audience with an object on which to project its ideals, are also discussed
Buddhism ( visu )
1 edition published in 2004 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Using architecture and art, this program studies the birth of Buddhism in India and its spread to other lands, where it has flourished. The Mahabodhi Temple, in Bodh Gaya; the Great Stupa at Sanchi, India; the Borobudur Temple--the largest Buddhist shrine in the world--in Indonesia; and the Chuang Yen Monastery in New York State, with its 37-foot-tall marble statue of The Enlightened One surrounded by 10,000 smaller statues, are featured
Brain and nervous system your information superhighway ( visu )
1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 13 libraries worldwide
Defines and explains the brain and nervous system with an emphasis on how they enable us to perform everyday activities. Comparisons to computers and the Internet help the viewer understand the mechanics and functions of the brain and nervous system
 
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Ohio Library and Information Network. Digital Media Center
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English (24)
French (3)
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