The George A. Smathers Libraries occassionally runs trials of new or unpurchased electronic resource databases. The trials serve a variety of purposes, including determining value and/or usefullness of the resource to our patrons and assessing usability of a particular platform.
All electronic resources provided by the Libraries, included the trials, require IP authentication. This means that users must be on campus, or use our off-campus authentication options.
For more informaiton about off-campus access please click here.
PBS Video Collection
The PBS Video Collection assembles hundreds of the greatest documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service into one convenient online interface. A core of 245 titles, selected for their high quality and relevance to academic curricula, covers many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. This collection provides access to the films and series users already know and trust, including Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.