DVD Library

DVD Library Check-out Procedures

  1. Consider a topic (subject area) where you would like to facilitate a class for New Frontiers members
  2. NFLL members, contact the DVD Librarian (currently in 2023) Neva or Sammy or call the Mesa Community College Office of Community Partnerships at (480) 461-7497. Be sure to leave a message if there is no answer.
  3. Choose a title and check on its availability.
  4. Sign-out and pick up the DVD.
  5. Review and determine content and how many classes.
  6. Submit a class proposal.
  7. Practice using the technology about one week before your class.

DVD list updated March 10, 2023. There are 230 line entries. Download the Excel spreadsheet.

Procedures for purchasing and checking-out DVDs.

Yellow highlight = DVD is Missing

Orange highlight = DVD is Checked out

Category Title Guide book # of lectures Release Year Checked Out by: Checkout Date: Return Date:
Astronomy Experiencing Hubble: Understanding the Greatest Images of the Universe 12 2011
Astronomy My Favorite Universe 12 2003
Biology Being Human: Life Lessons from the Frontiers of Science 12 2012
Biology Biology and Human Behavior: Neurological Origins of Individuality, 2nd Edition 24 2004
Biology Major Transitions in Evolution 24 2010
Biology New History of Life 36 2013
Biology Science of the Self 24 2009
Biology Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process - Part 1 12 2006
Biology Sensation, Perception, and the Aging Process - Part 2 12 2006
Chemistry Nature of Matter: Understanding
the Physical World
24 2015
Civilization/Culture Doing Business in China Disk 5 & 6 6 2009
Civilization/Culture Doing Business in China Program 1&2 13 2009
Civilization/Culture Doing Business in China Program 3&4 13 2009
Civilization/Culture Peoples and Cultures of the World 24 2004
Civilization/Culture Understanding Japan: A Cultural History 24 2015 Dan Mueller 2/1/19
Civilization/Culture Understanding Russia : A Cultural History 24 2018 David Ramis 5/1/19
Communication Influence: Mastering Life's Most Powerful Skill 12 2013
Current Events Ghosts of Rwanda 120 Min 2004
Current Events Great Decision : 2007 Edition (1 on DVD, 1 on VHS)
- Media in the Middle East
- The Climate Change Debate
- A New Beginning? The Future of U.S. - Mexico Relations
- Crossing Borders: A look at International Migration
4 2007
Current Events Great Decision : 2007 Edition (1 on DVD, 1 on VHS)
- Spotlight on South Africa
- War Crimes and International Justics
- The New Silk Road : Central Asia Today
- Fight for the Future: Protecting Children's Right
4 2007
Current Events Great Decision : 2008 Edition - DVD 1
- Exiting Iraq: Deadline for Democracy
- The European Union at 50
- Dangerous Dialogue
- Reexamining Russia
4 2008
Current Events Great Decision : 2008 Edition - DVD 2
- Waning War Machine? The State of the U.S. Military
- The Latin America Left
- Out of Balance: U.S. - China Trade
- Philanthropy and the Rise of Global Giving
4 2008
Current Events Great Decision : 2015 Edition - DVD 1
-Sphere of Influence : Russia's Foreign Policy
- The Tradeoff: Privacy in a Digital World
- The Great Divide: Sunni vs Shia
- India Rising
4 2015
Current Events Great Decision : 2015 Edition - DVD 2
- The Promoise of Africa
- Syria: The World's Largest Refugee Crisis
- Modern Day Slavery
- Building Brazil
4 2015
Current Events Great Decision : 2019 Edition - DVD 1 4 2019
Current Events Great Decision : 2019 Edition - DVD 2 4 2019
Current Events Great Decision : 2020 Edition 8 2020 Dick Falconer 1/16/20
Current Events Obsession: Radical Islams War Against The West 2007
Earth Science Earth's Changing Climate 12 2007
Earth Science How the Earth Works - Part 1 12 2008
Earth Science How the Earth Works - Part 2 12 2008
Earth Science How the Earth Works - Part 3 12 2008
Earth Science How the Earth Works - Part 4 12 2008
Earth Science Meteorology: An Introduction to the Wonders of the Weather 4 2010
Earth Science Nature of Earth: An Introduction to Geology 36 2006
Earth Science Wonders of the National Parks - A Geology of North America Y 36 2015
Earth Science World's Greatest Geological Wonders: 36 Spectacular Sites 36 2013
Economy America and the New Global Economy - Part 1 12 2008
Economy America and the New Global Economy - Part 2 12 2008
Economy America and the New Global Economy - Part 3 12 2008
Economy Behavioral Economics: When Psychology and Economics Collide 24 2014
Economy Economic History of the World since 1400 44 2016
Economy Economics, 3rd Edition 36 2005
Economy Financial Literacy: Finding Your Way in the Financial Markets 24 2013
Economy Foundations of Economic Prosperity 24 2013
Economy Free to Choose 10 1980
Economy History of the U.S. Economy in the 20th Century 10 1996
Economy Modern Economic Issues - Part 1 12 2007
Economy Modern Economic Issues - Part 2 12 2007
Economy Modern Economic Issues - Part 3 12 2007
Economy Thinking Like an Economist: A Guide to Rational Decision Making 12 2010
Economy Understanding Complexity 12 2009
Economy Unexpected Economics 24 2011
Economy Why Economies Rise or Fall - Part 1 12 2010
Economy Why Economies Rise or Fall - Part 2 12 2010
Engineering Everyday Engineering - Understanding the Marvels of Daily Life 36 2015
Engineering Modern Marvels - George Washington Carver Tech 50 min 2005
Engineering Understanding Greek&Roman Technology: From Catapult to the Pantheon 24 2014
Fine Arts and Music How to Draw 36 2015
Fine Arts and Music Museum Masterpieces: The Louvre 12 2006
Food and Wine Everyday Gourmet - Making Healthy Food Taste Great 6 2013
Healh and Wellness Addictive Brain 12 2015
Healh and Wellness Food, Science, and the Human Body 36 2017
Healh and Wellness Lifelong Health: Achieving Optimum Well-Being at Any Age 36 2010
Healh and Wellness Nutrition Made Clear 36 2009
Healh and Wellness Stress and Your Body 24 2010
Histories America and the World: A Diplomatic History - Part 1 12 2008
Histories America and the World: A Diplomatic History - Part 2 12 2008
Histories American Ideals: Founding a "Republic of Virtue" 12 2004
Histories American Mind - Part 1 12 2005
Histories American Mind - Part 2 12 2005
Histories American Mind - Part 3 12 2005
Histories Before 1776: Life in the American Colonies 36 2009
Histories Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth,&the Rise of Humanity - Part 1 12 2008
Histories Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth,&the Rise of Humanity - Part 2 12 2008
Histories Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth,&the Rise of Humanity - Part 3 12 2008
Histories Big History: The Big Bang, Life on Earth,&the Rise of Humanity - Part 4 12 2008
Histories Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights - Part 1 12 2006
Histories Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights - Part 2 12 2006
Histories Civil Liberties and the Bill of Rights - Part 3 12 2006
Histories Conquest of the Americas - Part 1 12 2002
Histories Conquest of the Americas - Part 2 12 2002
Histories Conservative Tradition - Part 1 12 2009
Histories Conservative Tradition - Part 2 12 2009
Histories Conservative Tradition - Part 3 12 2009
Histories Cycles of American Political Thought - Part 1 12 2006
Histories Cycles of American Political Thought - Part 2 12 2006
Histories Cycles of American Political Thought - Part 3 12 2006
Histories Doctors: The History of Scientific Medicine Revealed Through Biography 12 2005
Histories Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age - Part 1 12 1998
Histories Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age - Part 2 12 1998
Histories Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age - Part 3 12 1998
Histories Europe and Western Civilization in the Modern Age - Part 4 12 1998
Histories From Yao to Ming: 5000 Years of Chinese History - Part 1 12 2004
Histories From Yao to Ming: 5000 Years of Chinese History - Part 2 12 2004
Histories From Yao to Ming: 5000 Years of Chinese History - Part 3 12 2004
Histories Great Debate: Advocates and Opponents of the American Constitution 12 2007
Histories High Middle Ages 24 2001
Histories History&Heritage of Arizona - Disk 1 4 2007
Histories History&Heritage of Arizona - Disk 2 4 2007
Histories History&Heritage of Arizona - Disk 3 3 2007
Histories History&Heritage of Arizona - Disk 4 4 2007
Histories History of Ancient Egypt - Part 1 12 1999
Histories History of Ancient Egypt - Part 2 12 1999
Histories History of Freedom - Part 1 12 2001
Histories History of Freedom - Part 2 12 2001
Histories History of Freedom - Part 3 12 2001
Histories History of Hitler's Empire, 2nd Edition 12 2001
Histories History of the Supreme Court - Part 1 12 2003
Histories History of the Supreme Court - Part 2 12 2003
Histories History of the Supreme Court - Part 3 12 2003
Histories Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy - Part 1 12 2004
Histories Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy - Part 2 12 2004
Histories Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy - Part 3 12 2004
Histories Interpreting the 20th Century: The Struggle Over Democracy - Part 4 12 2004
Histories Mr. Lincoln: The Life of Abraham Lincoln 12 2005
Histories Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations - Part 1 12 2005
Histories Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations - Part 2 12 2005
Histories Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations - Part 3 12 2005
Histories Renaissance, the Reformation, and the Rise of Nations - Part 4 12 2005
Histories Rome and the Barbarians - Part 1 12 2004
Histories Rome and the Barbarians - Part 2 12 2004
Histories Rome and the Barbarians - Part 3 12 2004
Histories Skeptic's Guide to American History 24 2012
Histories Terror of History : Mystics, Heretics,&Witches in the Western Tradition - Part 1 12 2002
Histories Terror of History : Mystics, Heretics,&Witches in the Western Tradition - Part 2 12 2002
Histories The American West: History,Myth, and Legacy 2017
Histories Tocqueville and the American Experiment - Part 1 12 2004
Histories Tocqueville and the American Experiment - Part 2 12 2004
Histories Turning Points in American History 48 2011
Histories United States and the Middle East: 1914 to 9/11 Part 1 12 2003
Histories United States and the Middle East: 1914 to 9/11 Part 2 12 2003
Histories Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century - Part 1 12 2003
Histories Utopia and Terror in the 20th Century - Part 2 12 2003
Histories Wisdom of History - Part 1 12 2007
Histories Wisdom of History - Part 2 12 2007
Histories Wisdom of History - Part 3 12 2007
Histories World Was Never the Same: Events That Changed History 36 2010
Law Law School for Everyone 48 2012 Marilyn Rydlund 2/1/19
Literature Emerson, Thoreau, and the Transcendentalist Movement 24 2006
Literature Myth in Human History 36 2010
Mathematics Chaos - Part 1 12 2008
Mathematics Chaos - Part 2 12 2008
Mathematics Mathematic, Philosophy, and the " Real World" 36 2009
Mathematics Meaning from Data: Statistics Made Clear 24 2006
Mathematics What Are the Chances? Probability Made Clear 12 2006
Movie and Cartoons 200 Classic Cartoons - Disc 1 N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons 200 Classic Cartoons - Disc 2 N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons 200 Classic Cartoons - Disc 3 N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons 200 Classic Cartoons - Disc 4 N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons Blackmail N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons Butley 129 min 1974
Movie and Cartoons Champagne N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons Chaney Vase N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons Delicate Balance 132 min 1973
Movie and Cartoons Down To Earth 101 min 1947
Movie and Cartoons Farmer's Wife N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons Galileo 138 min 1974
Movie and Cartoons Here Comes Mr. Jordan 94 min 1941
Movie and Cartoons Homecoming 114 min 1973
Movie and Cartoons Iceman Cometh 239 min 1973
Movie and Cartoons In Celeberation 130 min 1975
Movie and Cartoons Jacques Brel Is Alive&Well&Living in Paris 94 min 1975
Movie and Cartoons Lady Vanishes N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons Lost In The Stars 97 min 1974
Movie and Cartoons Luther 111 min 1974
Movie and Cartoons Maids 94 min 1974
Movie and Cartoons Man In The Glass Booth 117 min 1975
Movie and Cartoons Manxman N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons Mr. Deeds Goes To Town 115 min 1936
Movie and Cartoons Philadelphia, Here I Come 95 min 1975
Movie and Cartoons Rhinoceros 104 min 1974
Movie and Cartoons Rich and Strange N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons Road To Morocco 83 min 1942
Movie and Cartoons Secret Agent N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons Sorcerer's Apprentice N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons That Night In Rio 91 min 1941
Movie and Cartoons Thirty-Nine Steps N/A N/A
Movie and Cartoons Three Sisters 162 min 1970
Movie and Cartoons Wackiest Ship In The Army 99 min 1960
Personal Development Cognitive Behavioral Therapy: Techniques for Retraining Your Brain 24 2015
Philosophy Birth of the Modern Mind: The Intellectual History of 17th&18th Centuries 24 1998
Philosophy Consciousness and Its Implications 12 2007
Philosophy Ethics of Aristotle (Audio only CDs) 12 2001
Philosophy Freedom : The Philosophy of Liberation (Audio only CDs) 8 1994
Philosophy Introduction to Formal Logic 24 2016
Philosophy Masters of Greek Thought: Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle - Part 1 12 2008
Philosophy Masters of Greek Thought: Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle - Part 2 12 2008
Philosophy Masters of Greek Thought: Plato, Socrates, and Aristotle - Part 3 12 2008
Philosophy Natural Law and Human Nature - Part 1 12 2002
Philosophy Natural Law and Human Nature - Part 2 12 2002
Philosophy Philosopher's Toolkit: How to Be the Most Rational Person in Any Room 24 2013
Philosophy Philosophy and Religion in the West - Part 1 12 1999
Philosophy Philosophy and Religion in the West - Part 2 10 1999
Philosophy Philosophy and Religion in the West - Part 3 10 1999
Philosophy Philosophy of Mind: Brains, Conciousness, and Thinking Machines 24 2008
Philosophy Questions of Value - Part 1 12 2005
Philosophy Questions of Value - Part 2 12 2005
Philosophy Reason and Faith: Philosophy in the Middle Ages - Part 1 12 2007
Philosophy Reason and Faith: Philosophy in the Middle Ages - Part 2 12 2007
Philosophy Rights of Man: Great Thinkers and Great Movements - Part 1 12 2008
Philosophy Rights of Man: Great Thinkers and Great Movements - Part 2 12 2008
Philosophy Science&Religion 12 2006
Philosophy Thinking about Capitalism - Part 1 12 2008
Philosophy Thinking about Capitalism - Part 2 12 2008
Philosophy Voltaire and the Triumph of the Enlightenment (Audio only CDs) 12 2001
Philosophy Will to Power:The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche - Part 1 12 1999
Philosophy Will to Power:The Philosophy of Friedrich Nietzsche - Part 2 12 1999
Photography National Geographic Masters of Photography 24 2014 Ron Burda 6/1/19
Physics Einstein's Relativity&the Quantum Revolution:
Modern Physics for Non-Scientists, 2nd Edition
2 parts - 12 each 2000
Physics Joy of Science - Vol. 1 36 2001
Physics Joy of Science - Vol. 2 24 2001
Physics Physics of History - Part 1 12 2009
Physics Physics of History - Part 2 12 2009
Physics Quantum Mechanics: The Physics of the Microscopic World 24 2009
Psychology Brain Myths Exploded: Lessons from Neuroscience 24 2017
Psychology Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior 24 2012
Religion History of the Bible: Making of the New Testament Canon 12 2005
Religion New Testament 24 2000
Religion Old Testament 24 2001
Science Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World - Part 1 12 2007
Science Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World - Part 2 12 2007
Science Great Scientific Ideas That Changed the World - Part 3 12 2007
Science Science Wars: What Scientists Know and How it Know It - Part 1 12 2006
Science Science Wars: What Scientists Know and How it Know It - Part 2 12 2006
Science Theory of Evolution: A History of Controversy 12 2002
Social Science Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Plant - Part 1 12 2009
Social Science Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Plant - Part 2 12 2009
Social Science Earth at the Crossroads: Understanding the Ecology of a Changing Plant - Part 3 12 2009
Social Science Roots of Human Behavior 12 2001

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