May Staff Recommendations — Mental Health Awareness Month

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May is Mental Health Awareness month. Movies, TV shows and games can be great escapes in trying times. Many are even structured to help facilitate greater mental health practices, from documentaries that foster discussions, to video games designed for therapeutic purposes. We invite everyone to check out the UNT Media Library’s resources to help improve… Read more »

April Staff Recommendations: Alternate History Stories

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This April, the UNT Media Library highlights the films, shows, & games that explore Alternate Histories – a.k.a. the What If narratives that help us understand & appreciate our past by deviating from it altogether.   Monty Python and the Holy Grail: (Recommended by Erin) King Arthur and his Knights of the Round Table embark… Read more »

March Staff Recommendations: Women’s History Month

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This month, the UNT Media Library is celebrating Women’s History Month by showcasing the ways that women shape the landscape of storytelling through film, television, and gaming. Below are just a few of our staff picks for media that showcases amazing stories about and/or created by women.      Arrival (2016) DVD 17303, Recommended by… Read more »

February Staff Recommendations: Bad Romance

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  Love — It’s complicated.   Whether you celebrate Singles Awareness Month or just regular old Valentine’s Day, the UNT Media Library has you covered. This February, we’re sending a Valentine to all the romantic movies, shows, and games that remind us all that love can be messy, challenging, and sometimes downright bad.   Stuart… Read more »

Changes Coming to Kanopy

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Attention to all patrons who use the streaming platform Kanopy: Kanopy is changing! Most movies will need to be requested before they can be viewed.   Kanopy gives UNT students, faculty, and staff access to an online catalog of streaming video and it is a popular resource — some people even describe it as “Netflix… Read more »