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The Raynor Reserve and Media Services Desk (on the lower level) houses a collection of more than 3500 DVDs and videos. The collection includes both instructional videos and entertainment films ranging from classics such as "Grapes of Wrath", and "To Kill a Mockingbird" to contemporary films such as "Hot Coffee", and "Dig!"
Videos can be checked out for a three-day loan period and are subject to fines if returned late.
Raynor Memorial Libraries have purchased access rights to several streaming videos. Streaming videos are listed in MARQCAT. Below are some sample streaming videos. Enter your MARQNET credentials and the requested account and password information to access these streaming videos:
An earnest desire: Jesuit Indian boarding schools, 1900-1925
Discusses education for Lakota children at the Holy Rosary and St. Francis Mission Schools on the Pine Ridge and Rosebud Indian Reservations in South Dakota.
Chinese Tea Culture
Details Chinese tea culture from four angles: examining the natural environments that produce famous Chinese teas, tracing the origins of teahouses, performing the tea ceremony, and linking tea and Buddhism
Imperial Mausoleums of Qin Dynasty
Emperors throughout China's history have paid much attention to building lavish tombs to house their spirits for eternity.
The libraries have a subscription to Docuseek2 allowing access to over 750 streaming videos on a variety of topics that can be used for instruction or research. A full list of these streaming documentaries is available. You can also browse by subject.
To search for streaming video titles on a specific topic, search the library catalog by going to Advanced Search in MARQCAT, type in a topic, then select STREAMING VIDEO from the Material Type drop down.
Suggestions for Purchase
We welcome your suggestions for DVD or streaming video purchases. To make a purchase suggestion please use our online form.