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Library News: Big Changes, Summer 2019

New JumpStart & Library Catalog in June

A new combined Library Catalog, JumpStart, and Journals & Newspapers list will launch in June.

Until then, you may continue to use the existing JumpStart and Journals & Newspapers List to find library materials.

Contact circ@dickinson.edu to renew items or discuss your library account.

For more details on the new system and changes that may affect you, visit our migration updates guide

Please send questions or concerns to dermottm@dickinson.edu or arndtt@dickinson.edu.

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Films on Demand contains over 32,000 streaming films from across the disciplines, by producers including ABC News, BBC, HBO, and PBS. Viewers can use Films on Demand to search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists. Closed captioning is available for many films. 

AVON (Academic Video Online) contains over 65,000 scholarly videos in diverse subject areas, including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. This database contains thousands of award-winning films, as well as archival material.

Films from both of these databases may be used for on-campus showings by student groups and co-curricular programs for which no admission is charged.

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