On Libraries and Librarians
In celebration of National Library Week
Your Librarians Recommend...
In celebration of National Library Week and continually updated throughout the year with librarian picks.
Enjoy a selection of films from the Video Resources available through your Learning Resources...
Gimme Shelter - The Rolling Stones 1969 Tour
Called the greatest rock film ever made, this landmark documentary follows the Rolling Stones on their notorious 1969 U.S. tour.
When three hundred thousand members of the Love Generation collided with a few dozen Hells Angels at San Francisco's Altamont Speedway, Direct Cinema pioneers David and Albert Maysles and Charlotte Zwerin were there to immortalize on film the bloody slash that transformed a decade's dreams into disillusionment.
Should We Go to Mars? The Big Think
The year 2019 will be the 50th anniversary of the first Moon landing. It was the greatest technological achievement of the 20th century. Since then, NASA’s goal has been to send an astronaut to Mars. But it’s proving far harder than anyone imagined. Some experts believe that human space travel and exploration is critical. But Mars is approximately 140 million miles away, and the effort to land a human on our closest planet risks billions of dollars and the lives of those brave enough to try. Is the possible benefit worth the risk? And is it really achievable?