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University of the Air
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- Moving images
- Moving images (electronic)
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CA NSHDA UA-43
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The custodial history of this collection is unknown.
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University of the air was a distance learning initiative started by CTV's regional television affiliates, to offer degree-related video courses, taught by University professors around the country. Production of University of the Air started in 1966, and continued until 1983. The University of the Air courses were structured into series, around a central theme, and divided into 5 episodes. This collection comprises four such series which were produced in atlantic Canada, and hosted by Dalhousie University Faculty. Series one is entitled "The Oceans", series two is "The Structure of Sound", series three is "20th Century Latin America: Why Revolution", and series four is "Textiles: Their Development and Effects".
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These 20 digital video files have been made available for streaming through the . Preservation-quality master digital files are available at the University Archives.
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Materials do not circulate and must be used in the Archives and Special Collections Reading Room. Materials may be under copyright. Contact departmental staff for guidance on reproduction.
Accruals are not expected.
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This collection description comes from the <a href="http://findingaids.library.dal.ca/">Dalhousie University Archives Catalog</a>. The complete, original description is available there.