The Multimedia Resource Center has acquired a few new materials from the Pacifica Radio Archives. According to the Internet Archive, the Pacifica Radio Archives is considered by historians and scholars to be one of the oldest and most important audio collections in the world. The City Tech library has acquired the following audio CDs, which both students and faculty my borrow for up to one week.
John Coltrane Remembered – Compact Disc 391 (2 discs)
“This documentary celebrates the life of John Coltrane through his music, his words and an intimate conversation with Alice Coltrane.”
“Celebrating the 100 Year Anniversary of the Publication of W.E.B. DuBois’ Book The Souls of Black Folk” – Compact Disc 392 (2 discs)
“A special program surveying the academic and artistic contributions of America’s greatest and social leaders.”
“The Black Panthers” – Compact Disc 393 (6 discs)
“This special audio collection is presented as an introduction to the Black Panther Party (for Self Defense), its members, their philosophy and conflicts with local police and government authorities. This introduction is based on interviews, actualities and documentaries by Pacifica reporters and/or producers. The segments presented derive from larger audio materials of Black Panther programs housed in the Pacifica Radio Archives. “
Here are some new DVDs in the library’s multimedia collection. Faculty are allowed to check out videos up to one week, and students may view videos within the Multimedia Resources Center. Some of these films may also contain public performance rights. For more information, please contact Prof. Junior Tidal.
Blade Runner (4-disc Collector’s Edition) – DVD 2895
Rockin’ the Wall – DVD 2892
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Here are some new DVDs in the library’s multimedia collection. Faculty are allowed to check out videos up to one week, and students may view videos within the Multimedia Resources Center. For more information, please contact Prof. Junior Tidal.
Type Face – DVD 2855
Women War & Peace – DVD 2868
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New Films in the Collection:
The Hurt Locker
A hole in a fence
The Dark Knight
Incident at Oglala
Watchmen (Director’s Cut)
Some Like It Hot
The Ascent of Money
The Botany of Desire
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The Citytech Library has a youtube channel. Here, you can view library produced content, online tutorials, and presentations from library faculty. If you would like participate in one the library’s upcoming youtube projects, feel free to contact Prof. Junior Tidal.
Tutorial created by Prof. Maura Smale.
In case you missed Shelly Silver’s screening of in complete world, the independent artist and filmmaker has graciously donated a copy of the film to the City Tech library’s multimedia collection. The film is a provocative series of vignettes, shot on the streets of New York, asking New Yorkers about the state of their lives, their society, and their government. The film should be available for viewings within the next few weeks. For more information about the film and Shelly Silver, please visit her website here.