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Infobase Learning/Facts On File Launches Access Video On Demand for Public Libraries

Posted Mar 31, 2011
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Infobase Learning, publisher of Facts On File, and Films Media Group have announced the launch of Access Video On Demand, powered by Films On Demand-a comprehensive streaming video subscription service tailored especially for public libraries. Offering unlimited access to more than 7,800 full-length videos and 88,000 clips, Access Video On Demand gives public library patrons instant access to thousands of acclaimed documentaries, award-winning educational films, and helpful instructional videos in a variety of subject areas from top-quality producers. Dozens of new programs are added monthly-more than 600 every year.

Nine comprehensive streaming video collections are available, sold individually or bundled for broad coverage, including thousands of titles in the following subjects:

  • Arts and Humanities
  • Business and Economics
  • Science, Mathematics, and Technology
  • Social Sciences
  • Health and Wellness
  • Careers and Trades
  • Home and Family
  • Travel and Recreation-Coming Soon!
  • Archival Films and Newsreels.

Featured programs include:

  • Amazing Planet
  • Back to the Blueprint
  • Baking with Julia
  • Baseball: A Film by Ken Burns
  • Close to Home: Moyers on Addiction
  • From the Royal Opera House
  • In Search of History
  • Jazz: A Film by Ken Burns
  • Life
  • Masterpiece Theatre
  • Modern Marvels
  • NOVA
  • On Our Own Terms: Moyers on Dying in America
  • The Living Machine.

Features include:

  • Unlimited simultaneous user access, 24/7
  • Remote access available
  • User-friendly, intuitive interface
  • Powerful search and browse tools
  • Multiple playback resolution options to optimize bandwidth use
  • Closed-captioning on thousands of titles
  • Ability to save and organize favorite videos
  • Authenticated links for use with Web-based catalog systems
  • Freedom from inventory hassles and damaged DVDs
  • Helpful citations in multiple formats
  • Usage tracking and reporting statistics
  • Most titles come with public performance rights
  • Customized MARC records
  • Exceptional content from more than 700 top producers such as Films for the Humanities & Sciences, BBC, PBS, A&E Television Networks, National Geographic, NBC News, ABC News, Ken Burns, HISTORY®, and many more. Most titles are exclusive to Facts On File and Films Media Group.

Source: Infobase Learning,

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