Earlier this week we gave you an overview of the different film resources accessible for free through the Library. We mostly focused on the big Best Picture winners, so we wanted to come back and give some love to the less high profile award categories.
The 91st Academy Awards are just round the corner but you’ll need to stay up late in to the wee small hours to watch it as the ceremony begins at 1:00 am on the 25th February. What better way to get into the Oscar’s spirit then checking out some great film resources that you can access for free with your Library account? So turn the lights down low, grab your favourite movie snacks and get comfy. Here’s some of what we have available.
Martin Luther King Jr Day is a holiday held on the third Monday of January in the USA. It celebrates the life and achievements of Martin Luther King Jr, the influential American civil rights leader. In this blog post, we will look at some of the resources that are available about Martin Luther King at Canterbury Christ Church University Library, in media, print and online.
The library’s American Studies subject guide is a good place to start https://www.canterbury.ac.uk/library/guides/subject-guides/american-studies.aspx as it provides general information about searching for books, journals and websites related to US society, culture and politics.
Kanopy (https://www.kanopy.com/) is a streaming service that allows the Library to bring to you a range of diverse and thoughtful entertainment. There are no fees and no adverts to interrupt your viewing pleasure. All you need to get started is to sign up with your name, University email address and computing username and password. You’re not restricted to watching Kanopy in an internet browser; there is an app available for a whole host of devices including iPhone, iPad, Apple TV, Android, Android TV, Chromecast, Roku, Fire TV and Fire Tablet.