Library of Congress videos on YouTube, too

Last week I mentioned that the Library of Congress was making its audio archives available through iTunes. Now you can also access a growing collection of archived video via the LOC YouTube channel, including book readings, old films, and historical documentaries.

If you’re a professional developer planning to use one of these videos in a school, don’t forget that many districts block access to YouTube (and other video sharing services), so plan ahead! You can use software like TubeTV or online services like KickYouTube (just add the word kick in front of youtube.com in the video’s web address) to save a copy of a clip to your hard drive.

(via Mashable)

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Aaron Sumner

Aaron Sumner is the Director of Technology for Research and Development at the University of Kansas Center for Research on Learning. He has worked in web development and instructional technology since 1994.