Tangential to distance education (or at least library support of), but it was easy to build so I thought I'd post it here.
Back in November there were a couple announcements about multimedia search engines. Well today the 300LB Gorilla came to the door in the form of Google Video Search (beta of course). Right now you can only search the transcripts of a limited number of channels, and the video isn't available to watch, but they obviously have the video, as they show screenshots all through the show. For instance, here's the result for the Seinfeld episode of "The Library".
Here are the bookmarklets to search Google Video (what are we going to call this one, Voogle?:
Just drag it up to your personal toolbar folder (Mozilla etc.) or add to favorites (IE) and you should be good to go.
Please let me know if you learn that these don't work as expected with your browser...