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Streaming Media, DVDs and Videos at RTC Library: New Titles

Explore RTC Library's media collection. Find resources to teach interpersonal and occupational skills.

New DVDs in RTC Library

Added this year:

Badger Creek : A year in the life of a Blackfeet family. "A ... documentary portrait of a Blackfeet (Pikuni) family, the Mombergs, who live on the lower Blackfeet Reservation in Montana near the banks of Badger Creek. In addition to running a prosperous ranching business, they practice a traditional Blackfeet cultural lifestyle that sustains and nourishes them..." 30 minutes. Find it: Media 978.00497 BADGER 2017c v0168

Out to the Family. "This animated video shows six families from a wide range of backgrounds, coming to terms with the developing sexual or gender identity of a son or daughter. 15 minutes. Find it: Media 306.8740866 OUTFAM 2008

Hack Me if You Can: Tales from the digital battlefield. "Examines the threats and dangers posed by hackers, malware, cyberterrorists, criminals, both lax and overzealous governments, and complacent citizens, institutions and industries In an increasingly networked and vulnerable world." 45 minutes. Find it: Media 005.8 LeFRANC 2016


Added previously:

1.5 Stay Alive. "How global warming beyond 1.5° affects the Caribbean. Science meets music."  17 minutes. Find it: Media  363.73874 ONE-POI 2015. 

History of Black Achievement in America. "(C)ontributions of Black Americans that have influenced our culture, enriched our society with their achievements, and shaped the history of the United States." Find it: Media 973.0496073 HISTORY 2005b

Rumble: The Indians Who Rocked the World. The influence of Native Americans on popular music. Find it: Media 781.6609 RUMBLE 2017.

6 Ways to Resolve Conflict. Learn six practical techniques for resolving conflict. 14 minutes.  Find it: Media 303.69 SIX-WAY 2001

Straws. Americans use 500 million plastic straws a day, and a lot of them end up swimming with the fishes. This 33 minute DVD explores efforts to curb straw-based ocean pollution.  Find it: Media 363.728 STRAWS 2017

From Flint: Voices from a Poisoned City. Covers the lead-poisoned water crisis in Flint, Michigan. Find it: Media 628.168 FROM-FL 2016.

Bugs: Guess What's Coming to Dinner? More than 2 billion people already eat insects intentionally and regularly.  When they come to your dinner table, what will that look like? 74 minutes. Find it: MEDIA 394.1 BUGS-G 2017 V0209

Manners Boot Camp: Professional Courtesy. From the box: "...Get (your) etiquette in shape for the professional world of work." Find it: Media 395 MANNERS 2015b

Every Call Counts.  Proper customer service on the telephone. Find it: Media 658.812 EVERY 2003c.

Customer Service Basics: Service with a Smile. From the box: In this humorous video that is reminiscent of "The Office", join the employees of the fictitious Lucky Star Coffee Company as they learn about customer service. Find it: Media 658.812 CUSTOME 2011s

Harassment: Sex, Religion, and Beyond.  Reminds employees to follow company policies, treat each other with respect, speak up if there's a problem, and more. 20 minutes. Find it: Media 658.3145 HARASSM 2012s

Sexual Harassment: Training for a Harassment-Free Workplace.  Examples of inappropriate behavior and methods of response.  19 minutes.  Find it: Media 658.3145 SEXUAL 2015h

Desk Yoga Essentials. Three 15-minute sessions teaching quick stretches to release tension in your back, neck, shoulders and more.  45 minutes.  Find it: Media 613.7046 DESK 2012y.

Distracted Driving.  Learn to keep your driving distractions to a minimum.  17 minutes.  Find it: Media 363.125 DISTRAC 2014.

Managing Your Stress.  Learn how to identify and limit your stress.  17 minutes. Closed captioned. Find it: Media 155.9042 MANAGIN 2009y.

How to Read and Understand a Research Study.  Knowing how to recognize the common features of research studies - abstracts, methods, discussion, bibliographies - makes them easier to understand. That's a crucial skill in the health sciences. 21 minutes. Find it: Media 001.4 UNDERST 2008r

Professional Image.  Image is more than just our clothes.  This program looks at what else affects how people see us: attitude, knowledge, workplace etiquette and more. 25 minutes. Closed captioned. Find it: Media 650.1 PROFESS 2012i.

Hazard Communication - Safety Data Sheets. Covers the new standards for what used to be called Material Safety Data Sheets (MSDS). 12 minutes. Find it: Media 604.7 HAZARD 2012c

Ouch! Your Silence Hurts!  A companion DVD to Ouch! That Stereotype Hurts!  This DVD makes the point that ignoring a stereotype can do almost as much damage as voicing it. Used together, the Ouch! DVD set raises awareness of the need to speak out against harmful stereotypes, and shows the viewer how to do it politely. 10 minutes. Find it: Desk 658.3008 OUCH 2009t.

Handling the Difficult Customer.  This DVD discusses figuring out why the customer is being difficult, short-circuiting your automatic response, figuring out what service you can offer, ending the encounter if it becomes clear you can't break the rules for the customer, and debriefing after the encounter is over. 15 minutes. 15 minutes. Closed captioned.    Find it:  Media 658.812 HANDLIN 2009d.  

7 Ways to Handle a Difficult Boss.    Think there's no way to deal with your difficult  boss? There are actually 7 ways, and the experts discuss how to select the best method and carry it out. 17 minutes. Closed captioned. Find it: Media 650.13 SEVEN 2007w

Sexual Harassment: A Commonsense Approach. Dealing with subtle sexual harassment. 25 minutes. Closed captioned.  Find it: Media 658.3145 SEXUAL 2006h.

Professionalism 101: Working Together.  This DVD talks about dealing with conflict and office politics, understanding what types of information should and shouldn't be shared in the workplace, behavior in meetings, taking time off, avoiding harassment and more. 25 minutes. Closed captioned. Find it:  Media 650.1 WORKING 2012t

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