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WorldViews Resource Center Records

Identifier: COU:1776

Scope and Contents

The WorldViews Resource Center videos are organized into three main categories: Center for Defense Information, World Regions, and General. I. Center for Defense includes videos from the American Defense Monitor Series. II. World Regions is divided into four sections: A. Africa, B. Latin America, C. Asia, D. Middle East. Each of these four sections is further divided into individual countries or general files within that region and contain videos which pertain to each country. III. General is divided into five sections: A. Debt, B. First Amendment, C. Health, D. Hunger, and E. Miscellaneous.


  • 1998

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This collection contains or may contain private and personally identifiable information (PPII). Researchers must sign the University Libraries’ Private and Personally Identifiable Information Agreement in advance of access to collection materials. Contact for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Researchers may not make notes, reproductions (including photographs), or other record of any private and personally identifiable information (PPII) located in this collection and may not publish, publicize, or disclose that PPII to any other party for any purpose. Exclusions may apply to researchers who have obtained authorization from the University of Colorado Institutional Review Board to produce human subject research records in de-identified form. All researchers must sign the University Libraries’ Private and Personally Identifiable Information Agreement indicating their understanding of the use restrictions for PPII found in this collection. Contact

Copyright Statement

The University Libraries do not own the copyright to this collection. Researchers are responsible for contacting the copyright holder(s) for this material and obtaining permission to publish or broadcast. The University Libraries will not grant permission to publish or broadcast this material and are not responsible for copyright violations resulting from such use.

Historical Note

WorldViews is an organization which “gathers, organizes, and publicizes information and educational resource materials that deal with issues of peace and justice in world affairs.” Their particular focus is on third world countries, such as the Middle East, Africa, and Latin America, among others.

The WorldViews Resource Center is located in San Francisco, California. This contains information on over 2,500 different publishers and distributors of both printed and audio visual materials, who specialize in global issues. The Resource Center also houses a reference collection of printed materials about third world countries, publications from international non-governmental organizations, and educational resources.

WorldViews additionally consists of four regional offices: Africa, Asia & the Pacific, Latin America & the Caribbean, and the Middle East. These each provide their own specialized services and materials.


9 linear feet (6 boxes)

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Videos collected by the WorldViews Resource Center, Data Center Library. The videos were produced by a variety of sources and cover a wide range of topics including issues about the U.S. National Defense, issues throughout the world, national debt, 1st Amendment Rights, health, hunger, and the environment.

Physical Location

Boxes 1-20 are lLocated at offsite storage (PASCAL). Allow at least 5 days for delivery. Contact for questions and requests.
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Repository Details

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