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Videos: DVDs in the library

Information on streaming videos and DVDs available to the Vol State community..

  Thigpen Library has a large collection of DVDs for both education and entertainment purposes.

DVDs can be sent to the library on any Vol State campus. Use Pioneer Search to find and request that a DVD be available for pickup at your campus library.  Not all DVDs are available for holds and requests.

Find DVDs in Thigpen Library

Search for DVDs

Find DVDs in the library by using the Advanced Search feature in Pioneer Search

  • Limit your search to "In the Library"
  • Select Material Type: Audio Visual

These search parameters are preset in the link "Thigpen Library - DVD search"

Browse the DVD collection

Selecting the link "Thigpen Library - browse DVDs" takes you to Pioneer Search and retireves a list of DVDs available in all campus libraries.

Use "Tweak my Results" to

  • change "Sort by" relevance, date, author, or title
  • limit the results by date, creator, or subject

DVDs: Accessibility Features

Not all DVDs meet current accessibility standards.

  • Closed-Captioning feature is helpful for people with hearing impairments. Sub-titles are not the same as closed-captioned.
  • Audio description assists people with vision problems. Only newer DVDs have this feature, which is is identified as DVS or English Audio Description. 


Public Performance Rights: DVDs

Thigpen Library does not purchase Public Performance Rights (PPR) for DVDs.

DVDs from Thigpen Library cannot be used for public screenings or shown to groups outside of a scheduled class. Vol State Libraries will not be held liable for misuse of a DVD from its collection.


Thigpen Library does not have PPR for The Color of Fear but the DVD can be used for a diversity program.