Learn something new this month! Bucks County Free Library just added more titles to the collection of DVDs and audiobooks from The Great Courses.
Led by industry experts and university professors, The Great Courses offer college-level courses, documentaries, tutorials, travelogues, and more.
Browse all The Great Courses DVDs in the catalog, or visit your nearest branch and look for the shelf of Great Courses items.
Popular DVDs from The Great Courses
Join Hasan Kwame Jeffries, associate professor of African American history at The Ohio State University, to learn about the African American struggle for freedom and civil rights from 1865 to the 1940s.
Imagine if you could perform seemingly difficult – but surprisingly easy – calculations right in your head. Professor Arthur Benjamin of Harvey Mudd College will give you the essential tips, and tricks for solving a range of math problems without a calculator.
Three experts from the International Research & Exchanges Board will lead you through the history, evolution, science, and impact of misinformation. You’ll develop the skills you need to combat fakes, stereotypes, and frauds within every kind of media source.
Sociologist Margee Kerr, PhD, explains the physiological and contextual aspects of fear, revealing the complexities of this powerful emotion and explaining why you can never experience the exact same fear twice.
History professor Allison K. Lange of the Wentworth Institute of Technology guides you through the fascinating lives of 12 early American women who made invaluable contributions to the United States.
Course instructor Donna Baer is a former elite boarding schoolteacher-turned-homeschooler. In this course, you’ll learn how to accommodate your kids and their unique styles of learning, personalities, and temperaments.
These detailed but delightful lectures cover the fundamental properties of DNA, the techniques that unraveled its mysteries, and the stories of the scientists who have pioneered the field, often winning Nobel Prizes and frequently sparking controversy.
The Great Courses on hoopla
For library cardholders who live in Bucks County, hoopla offers e-books, audiobooks, music and videos – including thousands of titles from The Great Courses. Watch them right on your phone, computer, tablet, and other smart devices (Roku, Fire TV, Chromecast).
Use a BingePass to access all The Great Courses content on hoopla with one borrow. Just search “BingePass” within the hoopla app.