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Alexander Street Press is an electronic academic database publisher. Its "Academic Video Online" collection includes videos in a range of subject areas, including news programs (notably shows like 60 Minutes), music and theatre, lectures and demonstrations, and documentaries, the Academic Video Online: Premium collection would be useful for researching topics related to science, history, music and dance, anthropology, business, counseling and therapy, news, nursing, drama, and more. For more details see their website.

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Note that citation styles vary by article; editors can use the style most appropriate to the articles they are working with so long as the citations are complete.

Example

<ref name="java jive">{{cite AV media | people=Ozier, David (dir) | year=2000 | title=Java Jive | medium=Documentary | url=http://search.alexanderstreet.com/view/work/764830 | publisher=National Film Board of Canada | accessdate=3 March 2016 | subscription=yes | via=[[Alexander Street]]}}</ref>
  • Ozier, David (dir) (2000). Java Jive (Documentary). National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 3 March 2016 – via Alexander Street. (Subscription required (help)). 

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