Thursday, March 6, 2008

New Media In the Library

UNT Dallas Campus Library received four new media items.

The Virtual Job Interview, LLC. The Virtual Job Interview Practice & Preparation for Getting the Job You Deserve. The Virtual Job Interview is an interactive DVD used to improve interview readiness, such as getting a better understanding of your role as the job applicant and learning to recognize effective and ineffective responses. The user of the DVD is asked a typical interview question by interviewer in a video clip and then allowed to choose the best response from a list of choices. Once a selection is made the interviewer in the video clip responds accordingly. (DVD 7529 c.2) 3/6/08

Corvision Media. Buffalo Grove, IL. The Granny Myth. Hosted by Peg Phillips, a 75-year-old actress best known for her role on TV’s Northern Exposure, the Granny myth tackles issues related to ageism and other dangerous stereotypes that Americans old and young accept as true. Interviews are given to a variety of active senior women, such as activists. (MV 3752 c.4) 3/6/08

Schlessinger Media. Wynnewood, PA. Religions of the World: Judaism., Judaism focuses on one of the world’s oldest surviving religions. This is part of a series that examines the history of the world through religion. (DVD 8430) 3/6/08

Independent Production Fund, Inc. New York, NY. Frontline Muslims: An In-Depth look at what it means to be a Muslim in the 21st Century. Filmed in Egypt, Malaysia, Iran, Turkey, Nigeria, and the U.S., Muslims focuses how culture and politics affect Islam and current political forces at work among Muslims today. This film also features the diverse interpretations of Islam among the Muslim people. (DVD 5474 c.2) 3/6/08

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