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Early College Experience (ECE) Guide — More Resources: Videos and eBooks

Guide to UConn Library's resources for members of the UConn ECE community


UConn Library has a number of newspaper databases. Based on the research needs, you can access newspapers from a variety of time periods.

Streaming Media

streaming video collection image

Library General Search tips:

Search using keywords and  Limit to Video and Full Text Online.

UConn Collections include films by producer or distributor names like:'

  • Bullfrog Films
  • Media Education Foundation
  • Documentary Educational Resources
  • Women Make Movies
  • California Newsreel
  • New Day Films
  • Films on Demand


Many of UConn's reference books are now online:

E-Reference Books by (General) Subject (Biography & People, Education, Performing Arts, etc.)

{In most cases, you'll need a NetID/password to view these e-books from off-campus}


You can also use the UConn Library's General Search to retrieve only e-books.

Using the facets on the side, select Full Text Online and Books. Make sure both are selected!

For more information, please see the ECE Tutorial "Getting the Book."

refine general search for ebooks

Assignment Ideas

This is from UConn's First Year Writing Program site (with help from UConn librarians) and lists some interesting ways of approaching creating assignments that support information literacy objectives.