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Bates’ Visual Guide delivers head-to-toe and systems-based physical examination techniques for the (Advanced) Assessment or Introduction to Clinical Medicine course. The site features more than 8 hours of video content. Also includes OSCE Clinical Skills Videos which are designed to help you prepare for Objective Structured Clinical Examinations, or OSCEs, by testing your clinical reasoning skills. In each video you will observe a clinical encounter and be given the opportunity to develop an assessment, or differential diagnosis, and provide an appropriate diagnostic workup.
Black Short Fiction and Folklore brings together pages and works of short fiction produced by writers from Africa and the African Diaspora from the earliest times to the present. The materials have been compiled from early literary magazines, archives, and the personal collections of the authors. Some 30 percent of the collection is fugitive or ephemeral, or has never been published before.
More than a million and a half Africans, along with many Indians and South Asians, were brought to the Caribbean between the 15th and 19th centuries. Today, their descendants are active in literature and the arts, producing literature with strong and direct ties to traditional African expressions. This literary connection, combined with the tales of survival, exile, resistance, endurance, and emigration to other parts of the Americas, makes for a body of work that is essential for the study of the Caribbean and the Black Diaspora.
The Lawyer’s Daily provides Canadian legal news, analysis and current awareness for lawyers and legal professionals who need a real-time view on the shifting legal landscape. The Lawyer’s Daily provides the critical breaking daily news and digests free for all users, in addition to legal industry news. Subscribers to The Lawyer’s Daily receive additional in-depth analysis of legal developments, illuminating thought leadership, regular insight from our columnists, and access to historical news and digests from The Lawyers Weekly.
Streaming video service created by Quincy Jones. It features documentaries, concerts, archives and other content as they relate to “jazz and beyond.”
Co-founded by music legend Quincy Jones and jazz impresario and producer Reza Ackbaraly, Qwest TV features a diverse collection of hundreds of concerts and documentaries, with a focus on Jazz, Soul, Funk, Blues, African music, Latin music, Indian music and more.

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Tourism Cases is a growing collection of case studies written by international practitioners and academics. Designed to share experiences and expertise from the Tourism Industry, these case studies offer practical, real-life examples in one easily searchable platform.
The University of Fashion is the first and largest online fashion design video library in the world. This site has many hundreds of step-by-step video lessons teaching all aspects of fashion design. University of Fashion teaches all the major fashion disciplines, e.g. draping, pattern making, fashion art, product development, CAD fashion art, sewing, CAD pattern making, fashion business, knits, accessories, lectures and much more. Their lessons are organized by Beginner, Intermediate and Advanced.