New DVDs

Each week CSU adds hundreds of new resources to the catalogue, including books, DVDs, CDs, and electronic resources. This is just a selection of highlights of the new DVDs that were added to the collection last week. Click here to view the complete list of new titles

  • Growing up online Takes viewers inside the private worlds that kids are creating online, raising important questions about just how radically the Internet is transforming the experience of childhood. Check availability
  • Killer hurricane: anatomy of Katrina This programme offers a unique perspective on understanding the deadliest and most costly natural disaster in US history Check availability
  • New Orleans: anatomy of a disaster Anatomy Of A Disaster presents a minute-by-minute account of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina, and examines the question of whether storms like Katrina are increasing in frequency. Check availability
  • Fat chance This one-hour documentary follows a 90kg, pizza binging, single mother who is determined to lose weight and find love before her 50th birthday. Check availability
  • Dixie chicks shut up & sing Join the Dixie Chicks on a rocking, rousing comeback journey, through three unforgettable years in the life of the #1-selling female band of all time. Check availability
  • The wind in the willows Toad, Ratty, Mole, Badger and the rest are brought into intricate, brilliant stop-motion life in this 1983 feature from Cosgrove Hall. Check availability
  • After the wedding Far from home, Jacob runs a struggling orphanage in one of India‚Äôs poorest regions. Desperate to save the orphanage from closure, he returns to Denmark to meet Jorgen, a wealthy businessman and potential benefactor. Check availability
  • Summer heights high In this mockumentary Chris plays three characters whose lives are documented over one school term in a public high school. Check availability
  • Audio Book – New Europe by Michael Palin (read by the author) In undertaking his new journey through Eastern Europe, breathing its rich history, filming its exquisite sights and talking to its diverse peoples, Michael fills what has been a void in his own experience and that of very many of his own generation. Check availability