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Vanderbilt Television News Archive Tutorials : Browsing

A how to guide for account creation, finding content, ordering news episodes or segments, creating a Media Account, and receiving content in the Media Account.

browsing and adding clips to your cart

This tutorial shows how to browse the TV News website and find news stories. Navigate to TV News Archive> To start, be sure you have created an account and are logged in.   Once you are logged in, click on the Explore button at the top of the page:

The account page with a star by Explore

By clicking Explore for the top of the website, the explore function allows you to explore the archive by month, date, and year.

The explore page

For the purpose of this tutorial, we will search for content from August 04, 1984 After selecting a specific month, day and year, click submit.

Choosing Aug 8, 1984 from the explore page

This returns the results page.

The results from clicking submit

From the results page you may click on the title of the program or detials/video to display the record for the results.

click on Details video

Doing so will display the record

A news clip screenshot

The records displays metadata for the specific record and a viewer that will allow you to view the specific clip.

Note: if you are not affiliated with and on an authorized network for Vanderbilt, or a sponsoring institution, you will not be able to view the video. If you wish to borrow the clip, click Add Clip

screenshot of adding clip

This will add the clip to your cart, indicated by a number next to the shopping cart in the upper right corner.

screenshot of clip added to the cart

Click on the shopping cart to view the contents of your cart

screenshot of clicking on the cart

This displays the contents of your cart.

shopping cart