The Great Courses Library Collection

Coming Soon!
 
Unlimited Library Member Access to a World of Knowledge      
                              
Ignite curiosity and invigorate passions with access to thousands of innovative and immersive learning experiences!
 
Library members can now access The Great Courses via streaming video on RBdigital! This is an exclusive invitation for library members to start their journey of lifelong learning taught by the top 1% of university professors and experts from the Ivy League and other renowned schools and institutions. With hundreds of videos on subjects ranging from photography to physics, astronomy to art, history to health, and more, The Great Courses Library Collection has courses on how to do it, how to learn it, or how it happened. No matter what your library members are interested in, they’ll find their favourite subject.
 
With this unlimited streaming video service, library members can binge-watch video without breaking library budgets. The Recorded Books streaming video model can save libraries over 75% compared to the competition—costing as little as a few pence per view.
 
 
Watch
  • Over 150 of the most popular full-length courses, including Fundamentals of Photography, The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries, The Black Death: The World’s Most Devastating Plague, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques for Retraining Your Brain.
  • Distinguished and legendary instructors you don’t normally have access to, such as mathematician Arthur T. Benjamin, celebrated astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson, National Geographic’s master photographer Joel Satrore, and Music Historian-in-Residence Robert Greenberg
 
Features
  • Unlimited access via RBdigital, which provides the broadest array of content services in the industry from a single app.
  • Easy-to-use features with no commercials or interruptions so you can learn at your own pace.
  • New courses added every month.
  • Interactive, engaging, entertaining, and visually dazzling videos that make learning fun.
 
Featured Programs
 
 
History of the Ancient World: A Global Perspective      Black Holes, Tides, and Curved Spacetime: Understanding Gravity
 
     
Music as a Mirror of History     How to Draw
 
 
Critical Acclaim for The Great Courses
 
“Tired of binge-watching? Try some binge learning.”—USA Today
“A serious force in American education.”—Wall Street Journal
“All-you-can-stream access to (an) excellent library of college-level lectures.”—PC Magazine
 
 
Customizable library member interface with library branding, plus the following:
 
  • Free library member support
  • Free staff training
  • Free MARC records
 
For more details, (01664) 423000 or email us at rbdigital@wfhowes.co.uk

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