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2018 Arlies Submissions

2018 Arlies Featured Films


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How-To/Instruction Films

Northwestern University Libraries: This how-to instructional video briefly explains how to develop and select keywords for stronger search results.

University of Iowa Libraries: This video provides an overview of Grove Music Online, a reputable encyclopedia for music, in print since 1879.

UCLA Library WI+RE: Meet five UCLA Undergraduate students as they explain their unique research journeys and introduce UCLA’s resources to help you get started today.

University of Manitoba: A video describing predatory publishers and how to avoid predatory publishers when looking for an academic journal to publish research.

Development/Fund-Raising Films

Southern Illinois University Carbondale: Fund-raising film highlighting how library services affect a current student, concluding with a plea to potential donors to contribute to one of the six library funds on the Day of Giving fundraising event.

Collections-Focused Films

University of California, Berkeley, Library: We baked and tasted three historical pie recipes from the UC Berkeley Library’s collections—how do they hold up today?

Kent State University Libraries: Video chronicles the five-year process to digitize every printed issue of The Daily Kent State (1926–2016).

Florida State University: Social media videos created to showcase our pop-up books in special collections.

McGill Library: A holiday inspired animation featuring fourteen festive scenes from McGill Library’s Rare and Special Collections.

Publicity/Marketing Films

Virginia Commonwealth University: Introduction to our new building released at grand opening.

Simon Fraser University Library: All the wonderful sounds (and sights!) of SFU Library’s three locations in Burnaby, Surrey, and Vancouver.

MIT Libraries: A partnership between the MIT Libraries and the Department of Earth, Atmospheric, and Planetary Sciences uses drones to explore ancient sedimentary rocks.

University of Arizona: This film conveys how UA libraries are evolving as an essential contributor to student and faculty success, particularly within the context of the 4th Industrial Revolution.

Columbia University Libraries: A profile of Columbia University Libraries’ role in supporting the Freedom of Information Archive, the world’s largest database of declassified documents.

Duke University Libraries: During National Library Week, we invited Duke students and faculty to share their love of libraries by showing us their best bookface.

Free-Form Films

University of Michigan Library: The video is a whimsical look at the University of Michigan Library’s print collections.

The University of Texas at Austin: A PhD candidate discovers a score in the library requiring a 6-string violin and enlists students from other disciplines to build it in a library makerspace for performance.

Stony Brook University, SUNY, Libraries: A 1:52 min post event video on the disaster relief map-athon event for Puerto Rico relief efforts, hosted by the Stony Brook University Libraries in its newly renovated North Reading Room Learning Lab.

University at Buffalo, SUNY, Libraries: A mock news broadcast by UB Libraries featuring a story of the week asking the campus community, is it fact or fake?

University of Southern California Libraries: The USC Libraries holiday video features the year’s achievements of the faculty and staff by highlighting the collections, events, and milestones that they brought to fruition during 2017.

Other Submitted Films

How-To/Instruction Films

University of Manitoba

Publicity/Marketing Films

University of Michigan Library

North Carolina State University

Texas A&M University Libraries

UCLA Library

University of Delaware Library

University of Utah Library

University of Colorado at Boulder Libraries

University of Pittsburgh Libraries

University of British Columbia Library

Pennsylvania State University Libraries

Cornell University Library

Georgetown University Library

Syracuse University Library

Free-Form Films

Florida State University Libraries



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