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New Media Selections

Media is available in the Instructional Media Center on the first floor of the Learning Resource Center (LR 144).  Search for more media in LOIS, the library catalog.  In LOIS do an Advanced Keyword search and limit your search to SCC Media (in the Location box).

Lady Warriors (GV1060.8 .L33 2001)
Documentary about seven Native American girls of the Tuba City High School cross-country running team and their attempt to win a fourth state championship.


Secrets of the Koran (BP130.4 .S42 2006)
Explores the history and influence of the Koran. Scholars offer interpretations of
the Koran's verses and draw comparisons between the Koran and the Bible.

book jacket of Secrets of the Koran  

What Does it Mean to Be White? The Invisible Whiteness of Being (HT1575 .W45 2004)
Through a series of interviews, Dr. Derald Wing Sue defines white privilege and uses examples to indicate how white privilege serves to keep whites relatively oblivious to the opposite effect this has on persons of color.


Motorcycles (TL440 .M73 2002)
From the Modern Marvels series, this episode discusses the development of the motorcycle, its place in society, and the present revival movement.


This Film is Not Yet Rated (PN1993.5.U65 T45 2007)
Kirby Dick's provocative film investigates the secretive and inconsistent process by which the Motion Picture Association of America rates films. Kirby looks at some of the controversial rating decisions of the past four decades, hires a private eye to find out who these anonymous raters are and puts his own film through the rating process.

  book jacket of Inconvenient Truth An Inconvenient Truth (C981.8 .G56 I53 2006)
A passionate and inspiring look at former Vice President Al Gore's campaign to expose the myths and misconceptions of global warming, and to create public awareness on the subject.
Yoga & Pilates for Athletes (RA781.7 .M32 2003)
An instructional video on techniques of yoga and pilates designed to improve athletic ability.

Time Life Wellness Set (RC46 .T55)
A set of 30 DVDs covering health and wellness topics. Endorsed by former U. S. Surgeon General C. Everett Coop, each DVD focuses on a specific health condition and offers a visual and auditory way to learn about its detection, treatment and care.

For a complete list of titles, please visit the New Media page.
Videotape Coming Soon
(check LOIS later this semester for call numbers)
  Planet Earth (from the Discovery Channel)  
  Homeless: A Teen Perspective  
  From a Silk Cocoon  
  Who Killed the Electric Car?  
  Making Whiteness Visible   

If you have questions or would like to request titles, contact Nicole Woolley, 558-2509.

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