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Windows on MaineWindows on Maine is a searchable Web database of video programs and clips, and other primary and secondary digital resources, from distinguished Maine collections, made freely available via broadband and wireless connections. It features a searchable database of complete programs and video clips from Maine Public Broadcasting Network’s award-winning historical series, Home: The Story of Maine, and its signature science series, QUEST: Investigating Our World. Windows on Maine explores the promise of video on-demand: streaming media and its potential to be a force in evolving a new educational paradigm. Multimedia resources have been selected from the collections of Fogler Library’s Special Collections and the Maine Folk Life Center at the University of Maine, Northeast Historic Film, the Maine State Archives, the Maine Historical; Society, and the Web for their importance in enriching the broad themes that portray Maine’s history and the Gulf of Maine science: forestry and lumbering,; fishing and fishermen, hunting, trading, fur trading; shipping and ship building. A special focus has been given to the selection of resources that support the study of Native Americans in Maine (LD 291), and their history, cultural and economic systems, government and politics, and tribal territories.
Alt Title: Windows on Maine - Video and Multimedia about Maine for Students and Teachers
Locations: UM, UMA, UMF, UMFK, UMM, UMPI, USM, BPL, LAW, MSL, LEG
Format: Internet
Remote Access: Available