Televisions and Equipment Available at Clark College Libraries
You have found the perfect resource for your research, but it is a VHS tape, and you no longer have a VHS player at home. Never fear, Clark College Libraries have VHS players and DVD combo units with Televisions available. Also, included for your convenience, and the courtesy of other students, is one pair of headphones. The units are housed on carts that can be wheeled into any study room. Remote controls are available at the Check Out Desk. If two people want to use headphones to listen to televised audio, a headphone jack box is available at the Cannell Library.
If it weren’t for Philo T. Farnsworth, inventor of television, we’d still be eating frozen radio dinners. Johnny Carson
Television Books and Articles Available at Clark College Libraries
*Haerens, Margaret. Television. Greenhaven Press, 2011.
This book explores subjects that address television and the various issues that surround the social implications of program viewing and the broadcasting industry. Chapters in the book are written by respected professionals and include hard-to-find quality resources. Readers will be able to examine both sides of an issue to establish their own critical thinking about the subject they are researching.
*Smith, Anthony. Television: An International History. Oxford, 1995.
The history of television is covered from a global perspective and features the various genres presented on screen, such as news, sports, drama, and comedy. From the conceptualization of television to multimedia developments today, authors who are specialists in these subjects have contributed to the publication. The content is richly illustrated and each chapter provides material for discussion about the issues affecting television technology, to the social impacts that television has on society. Readers interested in the history of television beginnings and its impact on society will find the book to be a helpful resource.
*Kompare, Derek. “Filling The Box: Television in Higher Education.” Cinema Journal, vol. 50, no.4, 2011, pp. 161-166. Academic Search Premier, http://ezproxy.clark.edu:12048/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=aph&AN=66562325&site=ehost-live&scope=site
What role does television have in higher education humanities curriculum is the question examined by Anthony Smith. Budget implications of higher education globally and the problems associated with the technology is explored in addition to the future of television studies and production in partnership with the internet and computers.
*Mitu, Bianca-Marina. “Television’s Impact on Today’s People and Culture. Economics, Management and Financial Markets, vol. 6, no. 2, 2011., pp. 916-921. ProQuest, http://ezproxy.clark.edu:12048/login?url=http://search.proquest.com/docview/884341126?accountid=1157.
This article explores the criticisms that surround the implications of television viewing and the association of societal downfalls. The benefits of television technology is also presented by the author.