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Summary: Shakespeare's tragedy about two teenagers who fall in love, encounter opposition from their feuding families, and take their own lives.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 2002

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA ROM

Summary: A Danish prince avenges the murder of his father, the king, by killing his uncle Claudius who murdered the king, usurped the throne, and married Hamlet's mother, Gertrude. Hamlet, considered the most complex of all Shakespeare's characters, examines the fundamental issues of justice, guilt, and death.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 1980

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA HAM

Summary: A dramatization of Shakespeare's play, the story of a rebellion against the corrupt Richard II.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 2004

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA RIC

Summary: King Henry, now in failing health and still embroiled in war, sends his second son Prince John of Lancaster to the battle. Prince John tricks and defeats the enemy while his older son, the Prince of Wales, is summoned away from Falstaff and his tavern circle to the king's bedside where he assumes the throne upon the death of the king.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 1987

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA HEN

Summary: A dramatization of William Shakespeare's historical play. Upon the murder of Richard II, Henry assumes the throne, and is immediately confronted with rebellion by Owen Glendower, Douglas of Scotland, Northumberland and his son Hotspur. The play also treats the moral development of the king's son Hal (later Henry V).

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Ambrose Video Pub. 1979

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1 available in Opera DVDs, Call number: DVD OPERA HEN

Summary: Lectures are interwoven with exquisite images and otherworldly music for an experience that has been called spiritual and hypnotic. Sukhavati means, place of bliss, which is the origin of Campbell's favorite phrase, follow your bliss.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acacia 2006

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Grieg, Edvard

Contents: Slåtter : suite for orchestra, op. 72 / orchestration, Øisten Sommerfeldt (9:09)-- Norwegian dances : op. 35 / orchestration, Hans Sitt (17:34) -- Funeral march in memory of Rikard Nordraak : op. 73 (7:48) ; The bridal procession passes by (from Pictures from Folk life), op. 19, no. 2 (3:38) / orchestration, Johan Halvorsen -- Ballade, op. 24 / orchestration, Geirr Tveitt (19:35) --...

Format: sound recording-musical

Publisher / Publication Date: Naxos 2007

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1 available in Compact Audio Disc, Call number: CD CL GRI

Shakespeare, William

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Yale University Press 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 822.33 SHA

Žižek, Slavoj.

Summary: In this provocative and original work, Slavoj Zizek takes a look at the question of human agency in a postmodern world. From the sinking of the Titanic to Hitchcock's Rear Window, from the operas of Wagner to science fiction, from Alien to the Jewish Joke, the author's acute analyses explore the ideological fantasies of wholeness and exclusion which make up human society. Zizek takes issue with...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Verso 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 190 ZIZ

Summary: Last year's Spring Fling at Jefferson High School was a total disaster-and this year's student committee doesn't want it to happen again! But can the group put aside the past and work together constructively to create a successful dance? This video uses scenario analysis to model four key conflict resolution strategies: taking the person out of the problem; focusing on issues, not egos; being...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: After relocating from the whirlwind of Sydney, newspaper columnist George Turner is slowly learning what it means to be a local in the quirky New Zealand town of Weld. He wanted his kids, Shay and Arlo, to have a fresh start after the death of his wife, but not all went according to plan. Following last season's harrowing boating accident, the townsfolk of Weld mount a search-and-rescue...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2018

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Fallon, Jennifer.

Summary: The enslaved Arkady despairs of ever seeing her husband alive again and risks everything to learn the truth about her new owner; while Stellan, in asylum in Caelum, gains the support of the returning Tide Lords.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2010

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAL

Fallon, Jennifer.

Summary: Even though he longs for a final death, Immortal Prince Cayal has fallen in love with Arkady Desean, an expert on the legends of the Tide Lords who has discovered the truth about Cayal. Yes, the Tide Lords will walk upon the earth once more and stand poised to wreak havoc on all that humans hold dear. Cayal will have to decide if he wants to go on living just a little longer and if he is...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2009

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAL

Summary: Presents one hundred words that middle school students will encounter, giving the pronunciation, part of speech, definition, and origin of each word, and using each in a sample sentence.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt 2010

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1 available in Juvenile Parent-Teacher Collection, Call number: JPT 428 ONE

Summary: In 1851, word spread of California’s beautiful Yosemite Valley, attracting visitors who wished to exploit the land for commercial gain as well as those who wished to keep it pristine. This episode relates how a Scottish-born wanderer named John Muir made protecting this land a spiritual calling. In 1864, Congress passed an act that protects Yosemite from commercial development—the first time in...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Fallon, Jennifer.

Summary: The stakes are high, with mortal and immortal fighting to grasp the ultimate prize, in the triumphant conclusion to Fallon's Tide Lords quartet.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Tor 2011

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC FAL

Summary: Following World War II, the parks were overwhelmed as visitation reached 62 million people a year. This final episode describes how a billion-dollar campaign, Mission 66, was created to build facilities and infrastructure to accommodate the growing flood of visitors. Biologist Adolph Murie introduced the revolutionary notion that predatory animals deserved the same protection as other wildlife....

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Summary: Planet Earth is teeming with life. Help your students make sense of it all by starting them at the bottom of the biosphere-home to bacteria, microbes, fungi, and insects. Organization and Diversity defines key terms, classifies the kingdoms and domains of life, outlines the Linnean hierarchical system, contrasts evolutionary taxonomy with cladistic analysis, and provides powerful DNA evidence...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Studies of our planet's crust, or lithosphere, suggest that it's not a single solid layer at all. This video illustrates the process of scientific inquiry by studying the evolution of our understanding of plate tectonics, the dynamics of those ever-shifting slabs of earth we call solid ground. Beginning with Alfred Wegener's hypothesis of continental drift, the program discusses major and minor...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Any study of the universe requires a solid understanding of the solar system-home sweet home and the launching pad for intergalactic exploration. This video explains how the solar system formed and offers plenty of detailed information on the inner and outer planets. The minimum requirements for planetary life as we know it and the specifics of the Sun, asteroids, comets, and the planets' many...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: People everywhere are interested in the weather, but how does it all work? Beginning with Earth's atmosphere-its evolution, its gaseous composition, and its four regions-this video takes a close look at how conditions combine to create climate and weather. Topics include the Koppen Climate Classification System; weather prediction; types of clouds and precipitation; thunderstorms, tornadoes,...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Launch a unit on life science with this video! It addresses central topics in biology-evolution, cellular structure, and hierarchical organization, to name only three; explains the process of scientific inquiry; and spotlights the contributions of key researchers in the life sciences, from Aristotle to Watson and Crick. The video also provides students with a bird's-eye view of many exciting...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: If Earth's entire history could be compressed into a single year, modern humans would've appeared just 23 minutes ago! Use this video to introduce your students to the concept of geological time (also called deep time); relative age dating of rock via the principles of stratigraphic superposition, original horizontality, and cross-cutting; absolute age dating by radioactive decay; the chemical...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: In the early 20th century, America had a dozen national parks, but they were a haphazard patchwork of special places under the supervision of different federal agencies. This episode traces how the conservation movement pushed the government to establish one unified agency to oversee all the parks. This led to the establishment of the National Park Service in 1916. Its first director, Stephen...

Format: software, multimedia

Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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