NMIT provides free access to many excellent TV & video databases including Qwest TV and ETV, which are exclusively TV and Video content services, the former specialising in jazz and world music, the later in a wide range of both entertainment and learning series sourced from youtube, TV channels, etc.
New Zealand Geographic have stunning content in both their Virtual Reality(external link) and Video(external link) libraries if nature and documentaries rock your world.
We also have a subscription to Safetyhub(external link) which has numerous short and longer safety videos suitable for trades, the workplace and home safety.
In addition, we have the online learning website LinkedIn Learning which is accessed via Moodle.
This new resource provides access to over 1300 concerts and documentary films in jazz, soul, funk, classical and global music.
Co-founded and curated by Quincy Jones, the platform preserves the richness of history, while reflecting the present-day beauty and reality of culturally and racially diverse people.
Safetyhub(external link), offers access to a video library of 130 safety training videos - how to use a circular saw, an angle grinder, how to lift safely, and a few more gritty ones too. Whether you are studying building, engineering, or need to know health and safety information for any area of your study or work, these short videos can help you.
(Want to know how to maintain and safely use your chainsaw? then check out "Chainsaw maintenance and safety(external link)")
ETV is the largest online video platform for educators in New Zealand with over 150,000 searchable videos.
It offers free live-streaming channels, a library of educational videos and an educational video shop with diverse subject areas (Aquaculture, Horticulture, Media Studies, New Zealand History, Visual Arts). You can easily find needed resources using an interface that facilitates searching by subject, category, sources etc.
Using Eva (available via ETV) it is easy to annotate videos to make them an enriched learning experience. Using Elink (available via ETV), users can manage and browse their preferred content and upload their customised videos. You can also request recording and downloading of TV programmes and online videos including YouTube.
Check out the ETV introductory videos(external link).
As an NMIT student or staff member you can access this unique service by entering your NMIT email address, as below, on the ETV login(external link) page. You will be automatically signed in (you do not need to enter a password).
*For students this is your @live.nmit.ac.nz email.
*For staff this is your @nmit.ac.nz email.
LinkedIn Learning is a massive American open online course provider. It provides video courses taught by industry experts in software, creative, and business skills and is a subsidiary of LinkedIn.
All the courses fall into 3 categories: Business, Creative, and Technology, with access to over 17,600 courses and learning paths. As an NMIT student member, you can login to LinkedIn Learning via your Moodle account. See How to use LinkedIn Learning(external link) for access information.
Search New Zealand Geographic Virtual Reality library(external link) and let New Zealand Geographic take you on a virtual 360 tour of landscapes and seascapes, currently covering locations in the North Island, the Kermadec islands and Niue.
New Zealand Geographic Video library(external link) provides access to documentaries focussing on the biodiversity, geography, and culture of New Zealand, Antarctica, and nearby Pacific Islands.
NZ Geographic covers subject areas including biological sciences, earth sciences, ecology, geography, geophysics and marine science and searching is possibly by relevant words including location.
(Print copies of New Zealand Geographic(external link) magazine are available at both Marlborough and Nelson campus libraries.)