Monthly Archives - August 2011

Shibboleth Service Provider changes

The NJVID Shibboleth Service Provider (SPs) are now and The pre-August 30th version of the website used the host as the SP.

NJTrust participants who have subscribed to NJVID services will need to allow release of attributes to these SPs for using the NJVID service. Please contact if you need any assistance.

NJVID Commercial Video Service Update – August 28, 2011

The following videos from Films Media Group were added to the NJVID Commercial Video Collection last week.

  1. An Irresistible Vision: Mandela and the End of Apartheid (FMG item #33139)
  2. Backstage (FMG item #35551)
  3. Divided City: The Route to Racism (FMG item #7674)
  4. Fighting on Both Sides of the Law: Mandela and His Early Crusade (FMG item #33138)
  5. Hansel und Gretel: Opera in Three Acts – Part 1 & 2 (FMG item #42104)
  6. Onstage (FMG item #42104)
  7. Romeo et Juliette-From the Royal Opera House – Part 1 & 2 (FMG item #42112)
  8. The Generation of 27 Anthology in Spanish – Part 1 & 2 (FMG item #39652)

Mobile device compatibility for Commercial Videos – August 29, 2011

NJVID is in the process of  introducing  additional streaming bit rates for Commercial videos which will enable users to view them on mobile devices such as  iPads and iPhones. The following videos were updated with new datastreams to enable mobile device compatibility.

Aquarius Health Care Media Collection

  1. Inside out: going to extremes (Link:
  2. Keeping kids healthy (Link:
  3. Second opinion: eating disorders : middle aged women (Link:
  4. The human condition: age happens (Link:

California Newsreel Collection

  1. Afrique, je te plumerai (Link:
  2. Ca twiste a Poponguine (Link:
  3. Color adjustment (Link:
  4. Frantz Fanon: black skin, white mask (Link:
  5. James Baldwin: the price of the ticket (Link:
  6. La vie est belle (Link:
  7. Le Grand blanc de Lambarene (Link:
  8. Lumumba : la mort du prophete (Link:
  9. Mapantsula (Link:
  10. Maquilapolis: city of factories (Link:
  11. Monday’s girls (Link:
  12. Race: the power of an illusion (Link:
  13. Skin deep (Link:
  14. Taafe fanga = Pouvoir de pagne  = skirt power (Link:
  15. Udju azul di Yonta = The blue eyes of Yonta (Link:
  16. Woubi cheri (Link:

CinéFête Collection

  1. Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn (Link:
  2. China new (dis)orders: betrayal of the people (Link:
  3. Daughters of gardeners (Link:
  4. No going back (Link:
  5. Reverse exploration: the tour of France by two Papuans. Part 1 (Link:
  6. Reverse exploration: the tour of France by two Papuans. Part 2 (Link:
  7. Unlikely treasures (Link:

Fanlight Productions Collection

  1. Cafeteria confidential (Link:
  2. Famous 4A (Link:
  3. Hidden wounds (Link:
  4. How I am: (Wie ich bin) (Link:
  5. Not just a bad day: living with bipolar disorder (Link:
  6. Stroke (Link:
  7. Stuffed (Link:
  8. The boy inside (Link:
  9. The family meal (Link:
  10. The weight of obesity: a balanced reality (Link:

Film Ideas Collection

  1. A death for peace: Mahatma Gandhi and the impossible quest (Link:
  2. Black Tuesday in Baghdad: who killed Sergio Vieira de Mello and his UN team? (Link:
  3. Bloody Monday: Lord Mountbatten and the IRA (Link:
  4. Carbombing in Beirut: who killed Rafic Hariri? (Link:
  5. Coup d’état in Santiago: the last days of Salvador Allende (Link:
  6. Death colonial style: the execution of Patrice Lumumba (Link:
  7. Death in Geneva: the poisoning of Félix Moumié (Link:
  8. Death in Memphis: the mysterious assassination of Martin Luther King (Link:
  9. Death in Rome: the case of Aldo Moro (Link:
  10. Death of a pharaoh: Anwar Al Sadat and the holy warriors (Link:
  11. Death of a populist: Pim Fortuyn and the Dutch consensus (Link:
  12. Duel in Pakistan: Benazir Bhutto : between the mosque and the military (Link:
  13. East and West. Episode 1: Westerners see nouns, Easterners see verbs (Link:
  14. East and West. Episode 2: Westerners want to see, Easterners want to be (Link:
  15. Fratricide in Burkina Faso: Thomas Sankara and French Africa (Link:
  16. Murder in New York: Malcolm X and the birth of Afro-Americanism (Link:
  17. Murder in Stockholm: who killed Olof Palme? (Link:
  18. Night flight to death: the violent end of Dag Hammarskjöld (Link:
  19. The Cradock murders: Matthew Goniwe & the demise of apartheid (Link:
  20. The assassination of God’s banker: Roberto Calvi and the Vatican (Link:
  21. The end of a Columbian dream: denying the assassination of Jorge Gaitán (Link:
  22. The end of an American dream: the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy (Link:

Icarus Films Collection

  1. All restrictions end: the politics of clothes (Link:
  2. Final fitting (Link:
  3. Food design (Link:
  4. Le Sel de la Semaine: Jack Kerouac (Link:
  5. Mind in motion (Link:
  6. Presumed guilty (Link:
  7. Surrounded by waves (Link:
  8. The Koran: back to the origins of the book (Link:
  9. Views on Vermeer: 10 short stories (Link:

National Film Board of Canada Collection

  1. Not just a bad day: living with bipolar disorder (Link:
  2. Origins of human aggression: the other story (Link:
  3. Spirit of the trees: Malama ‘Aina (Link:
  4. Spirit of the trees: circle of life (Link:
  5. Spirit of the trees: continuing traditions (Link:
  6. Spirit of the trees: living knowledge (Link:
  7. Spirit of the trees: people of the cedar (Link:
  8. The world’s largest studio (Link:
  9. Warrior boyz (Link:

NJVID Commons Update – August 28, 2011

The following Commons videos  from William Paterson University  were added to the NJVID Commons Video Collection last week.

  1. Bartok celebration
  2. Beethoven celebration
  3. Confronting borders in schools
  4. Copyright vs. copyleft
  5. Dr. David E. Kirkland
  6. Dr. Vincent Tinto. Promoting student success : a shared responsibility
  7. Facing existing and emerging challenges in education
  8. Music management seminar with Steve Leeds and Fred Goodman
  9. National teach-in on global warming
  10. Orchestra and Gary Kirkpatrick, piano
  11. Practicing tips with Dr. Payton MacDonald and Dr. Karen Demsey
  12. Survive and thrive
  13. The 7 triggers to yes
  14. The coloring of American sport: black and Latino athletes in the twentieth century. Pt. 1 of 3
  15. The coloring of American sport: black and Latino athletes in the twentieth century. Pt. 2 of 3
  16. The coloring of American sport: black and Latino athletes in the twentieth century. Pt. 3 of 3
  17. Women’s history celebration 2011 presents

NJVID Commercial Video Service Update – August 21, 2011

The following videos from Films Media Group were added to the NJVID Commercial Video Collection last week.

  1. A Fatal Impact: Eugenics, Social Darwinism, and Genocide (FMG item # 39664)
  2. All About Happiness (FMG item # 39466)
  3. Augusto Pinochet: The Dictator in His Labyrinth—in Spanish (FMG item #34663)
  4. Baby’s First Year (FMG item # 24759)
  5. Baroque Art and Music (FMG item # 39721)
  6. Basic Cardiac Monitoring: Dysrhythmias of the AV Node and Ventricles (FMG item # 42169)
  7. Basic Cardiac Monitoring: Dysrhythmias of the SA Node and Atria (FMG item # 42170)
  8. Bill Moyers Journal: Challenging Hispanic Stereotypes: Arturo Madrid (FMG item # 4961)
  9. Bill Moyers Journal: Mortgage Mess (FMG item # 39727)
  10. Book Industry (FMG item # 8559)
  11. Debating Our Destiny II: U.S. Presidential Debates, 2000-2004 (FMG item # 39780)
  12. Demand Theory: Household Behavior (FMG item # 6505)
  13. Dido and Aeneas-From the Royal Opera House (FMG item # 42100)
  14. Eyewitness Testimony: Psychological Aspects (FMG item # 40127)
  15. Impressionism in Art and Music (FMG item # 39724)
  16. Integrating Media into the Classroom: Theory and Research (FMG item # 34583)
  17. Life Expectancy: Geography as Destiny (FMG item # 35280)
  18. Marketing Research and Segmentation (FMG item # 42019)
  19. Portraits in Human Sexuality: The Business of Sex (FMG item # 36015)
  20. Romanticism in Art and Music (FMG item # 39723)
  21. Shakespeare and His Theatre : The Globe (FMG item # 3973)
  22. Slums and Money: A Socioeconomic Analysis (FMG item # 40604)
  23. Sociological Theory and Methods (FMG item # 40133)
  24. Soundtrack for a Revolution: Freedom Songs from the Civil Rights Era (FMG item # 43792)
  25. The Birth and Life of Opera (FMG item # 10878)
  26. The Dark Heart: 16th- and 17th-Century Spanish Art (FMG item # 39409)
  27. The Hijacked Brain (FMG item # 7681)
  28. The History of Music, 2nd Edition: Early Romanticism (FMG item # 39884)
  29. The History of Music, 2nd Edition: Into the Classical Period (FMG item # 39883)
  30. The History of Music, 2nd Edition: Later Romanticism (FMG item # 39885)
  31. The History of Music, 2nd Edition: Modern Times (FMG item # 39887)
  32. The History of Music, 2nd Edition: Origins and Overview (FMG item # 39880)
  33. The History of Music, 2nd Edition: The Baroque Era (FMG item # 39882)
  34. The History of Music, 2nd Edition: The Early 20th Century (FMG item # 39886)
  35. The History of Music, 2nd Edition: The Middle Ages and the Renaissance (FMG item # 39881)
  36. The Moorish South: Art in Muslim and Christian Spain from 711 to 1492 (FMG item # 39408)
  37. The Mystical North: Spanish Art from the 19th Century to the Present (FMG item # 39410)
  38. The Politics of Addiction (FMG item # 7684)
  39. The Shakespeare Enigma (FMG item # 32637)
  40. The Torment of Schizophrenia (FMG item # 11024)
  41. The World’s Greatest Moneymaker: Warren Buffett (FMG item # 41382)
  42. Why Can’t a Woman Succeed (FMG item # 41291)

NJVID Commercial Video Update – August 14, 2011

The following videos from Films Media Group were added to the NJVID Commercial Video Collection.

  1. A Death of One’s Own (FMG item # 10480)
  2. African Ascetics and Celtic  Monks: Christianity in the 5th and 6th Centuries (FMG item # 9361)
  3. Beyond F.A.T. City: A Look Back, a Look Ahead—A Conversation about Special Education (FMG item # 41097)
  4. Bioinformatics, Genomics, and Proteomics: Getting the Big Picture  (FMG item # 39776)
  5. Blue Gold: World Water Wars (FMG item # 41082)
  6. Breaking the Cycle of Abuse (FMG item # 41331)
  7. Civilization to Colonization: Language Takes Written Form (FMG item # 37541)
  8. Confucianism (FMG item # 6235)
  9. Deadly Driving Distractions: Texting, Cell Phones, and Other Killers (FMG item #41308)
  10. Do I Drink Too Much? Human Biology, Genetics, and Alcohol (FMG item # 41379)
  11. El Lazarillo de Tormes (FMG item # 29157)
  12. Elections and Political Parties (FMG item # 39965)
  13. Emotional Intelligence: The Key to Social Skills (FMG item # 6983)
  14. Experimental Research Methods in Psychology (FMG item # 40123)
  15. Eyewitness: When the Only Witness Is Also the Victim (FMG item # 41338)
  16. Feelings: Emotions and Art (FMG item # 39856)
  17. Female Circumcision: Human Rites (FMG item # 7854)
  18. Hildegard of Bingen (FMG item # 30254)
  19. How Difficult Can This Be? The F.A.T. City Workshop—Understanding Learning Disabilities (FMG item # 41096)
  20. Indoor Air Quality (FMG item # 39419)
  21. Joan of Arc: The Maid of Orleans (FMG item # 30260)
  22. Let There Be Words: The Origin of Human Language (FMG item #37538)
  23. Living with Alzheimer’s (FMG item # 38788)
  24. Lost in the Mirror: Women with Multiple Personalities (FMG item # 9257)
  25. Marijuana Inc: Inside America’s Pot Industry (FMG item # 40554)
  26. Memory: Brain and Body (FMG item #40070)
  27. Mental Health: The Individual and Society (FMG item # 41121)
  28. Missouri’s Different Approach to Juvenile Justice (FMG item # 41332)
  29. Multiple Genders: Mind and Body in Conflict(FMG item # 7514)
  30. Rude: Where Are Our Manners? (FMG item # 40923)
  31. Save Our Souls: Industrialization and Art (FMG item # 39857)
  32. Science of Surveillance (FMG item # 40755)
  33. Special Needs Students in Regular Classrooms? Sean’s Story (FMG item # 5299)
  34. Sustainable Communities (FMG item # 40313)
  35. The Addictive Personality (FMG item # 39417)
  36. The Dying Fields: Despair in India’s Cotton Belt (FMG item # 38826)
  37. The Ethics of Biotechnology (FMG item # 39779)
  38. The Executive Branch (FMG item # 39962)
  39. The Hungarian Princesses: Elizabeth and Margaret (FMG item # 30257)
  40. The Judicial Branch (FMG item # 39963)
  41. The Legislative Branch (FMG item # 39961)
  42. The Lost Libraries of Timbuktu (FMG item # 40567)
  43. The Middle Ages (FMG item # 7049)
  44. The Mother Tongue (FMG item # 36924)
  45. The Nile River: Shared or Monopolized? ( FMG item # 40148)
  46. The Renaissance, Reformation, and Beyond: Towards a Modern Europe (FMG item # 7050)
  47. The Women’s Bank of Bangladesh (FMG item #7129)
  48. Uncertainty: Modernity and Art (FMG item #39858)
  49. Why Can’t a Woman Succeed Like a Man? (FMG item # 41291)
  50. Ye Gods: Religion and Art (FMG item # 39855)

Announcing two new features: Embed videos into your website and aSearch plugin for your browser

We are pleased to announce two new features  that were recently added to NJVID.

Embed- Embed publicly accessible videos(Commons or public videos you uploaded) into your website or blog

The users first need to be logged in and be a  NJVID subscriber to use this feature. You can then use this feature by going to  the page of any video and clicking the “embed” button. The tool will generate a HTML code which you can copy and paste into any website or blog.You can also embed publicly accessible videos into a Learning Management System using pre-existing URL plugins.The embed code can be generated for small and large players in standard and wide screen formats. These embedded videos can be viewed on mobile devices as well.

You can visit to view a demo of how a video can be embedded in a WordPress website.

Videos that are protected will show a message indicating that the user will have to login through NJTrust to access the videos. If you are already logged into NJVID the video will show up in the embedded page.

NJVID Search plug-in for your browser (Firefox, IE, Chrome)

Ever felt the need to quickly search for videos and learning objects in NJVID through the browser search bar? You can now do this by adding our search plug-in to your browser (it works best on Mozilla Firefox and Internet Explorer) and then search for videos without having to visit the NJVID website. You can do conditional searches example: news and media, news or media, partial phrase search example:  journali*, and search term exclusion example: math -basic

The plug-in and its relevant documentation is available at