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COVID Closure: Due to current local Covid-19 conditions, the Father Andrew P. Kashevaroff building will remain closed to the public through Saturday October 17, 2020. Watch this space for updates.
Holiday Closure: Alaska Day:
Alaska State Library, Archives, & Museum in Juneau will be closed on Monday, Oct. 19.
Sheldon Jackson Museum in Sitka will be closed on Tuesday, Oct. 20.
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Can I project TEDTalks to a group of people? - Yes, as long as you comply with the terms of the Creative Commons license outlined above (See: "What does the TED Creative Commons license allow?"). For projecting TEDTalks, we recommend downloading the high-def video podcast rather than projecting the streaming file from the web. In fact, we encourage you to find creative ways to share TEDTalks with your friends, family, students, colleagues, and communities. (See Ways to Spread TED.) If you're interested in throwing a TED-style event, learn more about TEDx.
From the website, "Join our network to host your own POV screening. Just register here and fill out an event application, and we’ll send you a copy of the film [though the mail]. After your screening, all you have to do is tell us how your event went and send us back the film. It’s that easy!"
Videos on "how-to", fish and/or fishing, wildlife, wildlife viewing, hunting or trapping and about the department's various programs and events. No advance permission is needed for noncommercial events, but libraries using these videos in public events should notify Nancy Long at email@example.com.
The series brings current scientific research to communities throughout the state and serves as a method of collaboration between each major campus of the University of Alaska system, state and federal agencies, and nonprofit organizations. Topics range from alternative energy to walruses. Permission for group viewings confirmed with Information Officer Amy Hartley.
Downloadable programs about 10-15 minutes long. From the website: "Whether it's the latest launch or the coolest gadgets, NASA EDGE hosts provide an offbeat, funny and informative look behind the NASA curtain. If you've ever wanted to learn about NASA but thought you needed to be a rocket scientist, wait no longer. Watch NASA EDGE and embrace your inner astronaut."
The Grill Sergeants was a half-hour cooking show featuring some of the military's top chefs as they guide viewers through step-by-step menu preparation, along with important nutrition and food safety tips. It ran from 2007-2009. Programs may be streamed or downloaded.