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Videos: Streaming video collections

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Streaming videos available thru the library

On this page you will find information and links to the

multidisciplinary streaming video collections are Academic Videos Online: Premium and Films on Demand

the documentary " Killing Us Softly 4: Advertising's Image of Women" and other films in the Kanopy collection from MEF Digital

specialized collections include BBC Shakespeare Plays (Ambrose Video) and Allied Health and Health videos accessible via INTELECOM Online Resource Network.

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Academic Video Online: Premium

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Academic Video Online: Premium


More than 16,500 titles. Updated monthly


This collection replaced VAST: Academic Videos Online. This collection includes videos in VAST and many more.


American History, Area Studies, Art & Architecture, Black Studies, Business & Economics, Classical Music, Counseling & Therapy,  Criminal Justice & Public Safety, Current Affairs, Dance, Education, Ethnic Studies, Ethnography, Film Studies, Gay & Lesbian Studies, Health, Humanities, Opera, Psychology, Rehabilitation Therapy, Religion & Philosophy, Science, Sports Medicine and Exercise Science, Theatre, Women's & Gender Studies, World History, and World Language & Literature

BBC Shakespeare Plays

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Ambrose Video


full-length close-captioned videos of 37 Shakespeare tragedies and comedies


Created for BBC television from 1978-1985. Plays are viewable in their entirety or by act. Includes performances by Sir John Gielgud, Ben Kingsley, Claire Bloom, Helen Mirren, Anthony Hopkins, Michael York, Alan Richman, John Cleese and Derek Jacobi.

Films on Demand

Content: full-length close-captioned streaming videos in Flash and HTML5 formats

Subjects:   Anthropology, Area Studies, Art & Architecture, Biology, Business & Economics, Communications, Computers & Technology, Criminal Justice, Earth Science, Education, English & Language Arts, Environmental Science, Geography, Health & Medicine, History, Mathematics, Music & Dance, Philosophy & Religion, Physical Science, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology, and World Languages. 

Description: Videos from Ken Burns, BBC, Frontline, History, NOVA, Modern Marvels, Bill Moyers, PBS, TED, NBC News, American Experience, ABC Nightline, Cambridge Educational, and more.

Database name for citation: Films on Demand

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details on technical requirements for Films on Demand videos available

INTELECOM Online Resources Network

Content: video-clip database 

Subjects:   Health & Allied Health 

Description: Critical health issues 

Database name for citation: INTELECOM Online Resources Network


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