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Arranging the Pieces: A Survey of Library Practices Related to a Tabletop Game Collection
This article discusses results from an online survey of 119 libraries to explore collection development, cataloguing, processing, and circulation practices for tabletop game collections in libraries.
Don't Just Roll The Dice: Simple Solutions for Circulating Game Collections Effectively
This presentation discusses a year-long research project by the UNT Media Library to assess different preservation techniques to extend the life of a game collection and minimize missing pieces.
University of North Texas Media Library Gaming Collection Proposal
This proposal contains details regarding the acquisition policy and collection development principles to guide the expansion of UNT's Media Library Gaming Collection.
[North Texas State University Media Library Orientation]
This video is composed of digitized 35 mm slides related to the North Texas State University (now UNT) media library services and functions. The slides include images of people using audiovisual equipment and materials including film and slide projectors and televisions, images related to the library's film rental and loan program including a brochure for the Gerontological Film Collection, interior and exterior images of Willis Library and Special Collections, unidentified students and library employees engaging in activities such as answering telephones and using the library card catalog, and numerous graphics and illustrations. There is no known existing sound recording or print documentation to accompany this slide presentation and therefore this video relied on the current organization of the slides. The original digital images are retained for preservation.
North Texas State University Center for Studies in Aging (MP1545)
This short film promotes the North Texas State University (NTSU) Center for Studies in Aging, established in 1967 by Hiram J. Friedsam, Cora Martin, and Herbert Shore with an grant from the Administration on Aging. The film discusses the institution's goal to prepare students for service to older persons. Students are seen in classrooms, viewing a slide show, and working in real-life situations. Cora Martin speaks about the success of students who graduated from this program.
Teaching English in Kindergarten (MP 1543)
This educational film demonstrates educational techniques for teaching English to Spanish-speaking students in Kindergarten with a focus on students of Mrs. Guerra at the Ford Elementary School in Pharr, Texas. These techniques can be found in the teacher's manual, "Teaching English Early," which is part of the set of materials in the Region One Curriculum Kit (ROCK). This film shows the students and Mrs. Guerra participating in language exercises.
Teaching Reading to Spanish Speakers (MP 1544)
This educational film concerns educational techniques for teaching Spanish-language kindergarten students how to read in English. Techniques include teaching children to read in Spanish before learning to read in English. The film discusses a 3-year pilot program to teach these techniques at the Lamar School in Edinburg, Texas, which began in 1969. Kindergarten and first grade teachers Marcelia Reyes, Ninfa Guerra, Eva Corona, and Christina Chavez discuss their positive experiences with the bilingual education method discussed in the film. The narrator introduces Jacinto Lopez, a child who came from Mexico not knowing any English, went through the program, and now tested at the third grade level on the California Achievement and SPACHE tests. The film concludes with other students involved in the pilot program and their scores on the CAT and SPACHE tests.
60 Seconds to Safety
This film outlines suggested fire safety measures for schools.
The Active Peacetime Service
This film shows the many ways that the U.S. Coast Guard serves its country. Viewers learn that, among other duties, the U.S. Coast Guard regularly monitors the weather, warns ships of nearby icebergs, and patrols inland waterways.
[Administrative Department]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Original caption: "Administrative Department".
An Album of Christmas Carols
This film features the Columbus Boychoir performing Christmas carols off of their album, "Columbus Boychoir Christmas Carols."
[Alternative Camera Set-Up for the Filming of Racetrack Scene]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey, around the time that the original building first opened. The crew and actors are on location for the filming of "Old Man in a Hurry".
Anesthesia for Operative Procedures of Short Duration, for Induction Prior to Ether and to Complement Nitrous Oxide-Oxygen
"This film has been prepared as an aid to the physician in obtaining a more complete understanding of the procedures, the limitations, and the advantages of Vinethene anesthesia" - from film.
The Automobile and the American Way of Life
A film about how automobiles have enhanced our daily lives.
Backfire
"This story is based upon the actual classroom experiences of Thomas J. Shelly, teacher of Economics and History in the Yonkers High School, Yonkers, New York. The American Economic Foundation is happy to present this example of how common sense combats economic fallacies" - from film.
The Banshee
A film about the McDonnell Aircraft Corporation's "twin-jet carrier-based" fighter plane known as The Banshee.
Building America
Film on US infrastructure development, with topics including homes of the future, the role of lumber dealers in home building, the importance of home maintenance, and the importance of urban development. This film includes animated sequences.
[Camera Set-Up for the Filming of Racetrack Scene]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey, around the time that the original building first opened. Original caption: "On location - 'Old Man in a Hurry'".
Cannons on Wings
This film focuses largely on the assembly line construction of Bell Aircraft's fighter planes.
[Card Files]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. A woman takes notes on card files.
[Cast and Crew During the Filming of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt"]
Photograph of the Princeton Film Center crew on set with the cast of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt". Original caption: "On location - 'Shooting Straight with Tim Holt'.
[Cast and Crew During the Filming of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt"]
Photograph of the Princeton Film Center crew on set with the cast of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt". Original caption: "On location - 'Shooting Straight with Tim Holt'.
[Cast and Crew During the Filming of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt"]
Photograph of the Princeton Film Center crew on set with the cast of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt". Original caption: "On location - 'Shooting Straight with Tim Holt'.
[Cast During the Filming of "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt"]
Photograph of Tim Holt and an unidentified boy seated on a log while on location to film "Shooting Straight with Tim Holt." The boy is holding a long wooden "gun" resting on the ground in front of him. Original caption: "On location - 'Shooting Straight with Tim Holt'."
[Checking Films Before Rental]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Two of the men in the room are checking film with machines. Original caption: "Checking Films Before Rental"
Coaxial and Microwave Miracles
This film discusses technologies such as coaxial cables and microwaves and how they are used in the field of communication technology.
[Crew and Actors on the Set for "Watson Wakes Up"]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey, around the time that the original building first opened. Original caption: "On location - 'Watson Wakes Up'".
[Custom bus in Venezuela]
Photograph of the custom bus used by the crew of the film series, Venezuela on the March, while they filmed in Venezuela.
[Developing Room]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey, around the time that the original building first opened.
[Developing Room]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey, around the time that the original building first opened.
Fabric Magic
A short film examining the strengths of three Milliken-made fabric blends - nylon and wool, orlon and wool, and dacron and wool.
[Film Distribution Library]
Photograph taken at Princeton Film Center, around the time that the building first opened. Three men in the library are working on various tasks. Original caption: "Film Distribution Library".
[Film Inspection]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in Princeton, New Jersey. Two men and a woman are inspecting or marking reels of film.
[Film Screening]
Photograph taken near the time that the Princeton Film Center first opened. Three men review a Gordon Knox film in this photo.
[Filming of Venezuela on the March series, pt. 1]
Photograph of crew trailers in Venezuela during the filming of the first part of the series, Venezuela on the March, in 1949. Several automobiles are parked in a line and a clothesline is hung from two of the trailers; there are mountains in the background.
[Filming of Venezuela on the March series, pt. 2]
Film crew members filming on location, in Venezuela, for the second part of the series, Venezuela on the March. A large number of vehicles and some filming equipment are set up outside a large, stone building. Several people appear to be adjusting equipment, including two that are standing with a camera on top of one of the filming vans.
[Filming of Venezuela on the March series, pt. 3]
Photograph of crew members filming the third part of the series, Venezuela on the March, on location in 1949. The crew members are setting up equipment near several trucks and automobiles. The area overlooks a town and mountains in the background.
[Filming of Venezuela on the March series, pt. 4]
Photograph of crew trailers in Venezuela during the filming of the fourth part of the series, Venezuela on the March, in 1949. The trailers and automobiles are parked together and a clothesline is hung between two of the trailers.
Forget Not These Children
This film discusses children with mental disabilities and the people and institutions that help them become functioning members of their communities. "Funds for this work were made available through the National Mental Health Act." - from end credits
[Future Location of Princeton Film Center Circa 1949]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey at its original location.
[Future Location of Princeton Film Center Circa 1949]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey at its original location.
[Future Location of Princeton Film Center Circa 1949]
Photograph of the original location of the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey.
[Future Location of Princeton Film Center Circa 1949]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey at its original location.
[Future Location of Princeton Film Center Circa 1949]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey at its original location.
[Future Location of Princeton Film Center Circa 1949]
Photograph taken at the Princeton Film Center in New Jersey at its original location.
Giant Killers
This film shows the material and manpower that go into making Elco PT boats.
[Gordon Knox]
Photograph of Gordon Knox, founder and president of the Princeton Film Center.
[Gordon Knox]
Photograph of Gordon Knox at the Princeton Film Center's original location in New Jersey.
[Gordon Knox and Chet Huntley]
Photograph of Gordon Knox (on the left) and Chet Huntley. Knox is holding a pipe and Huntley is holding a glass.
[Gordon Knox and Chet Huntley on location]
Photograph of Gordon Knox (on the left) and Chet Huntley on location with an unidentified man in the background.