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Streaming Video Resources: Streaming Video Catalogs

Information on finding and using streaming video

Streaming Video Catalogs

Search the following catalogs to identify if a streaming video may be available to license:

  • Alexander Street Press

Best for: Streaming access to films with an academic focus including documentaries and performances

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  • Films Media Group

Best for: Streaming access to films with an academic focus; provides broad subject coverage

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  • Film Platform

Best for: Documentaries; provides broad subject coverage

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  • JustWatch

Best for: Locating content available from commercial providers, although JustWatch does include information on Kanopy films. Search for films on this site to determine which providers license a particular film or show.

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  • SWANK Digital Campus

Best for: Streaming access to feature films

Instructors: To browse the film catalog, access the Swank database and select the "Instructor" role. Swank also provides a digital title request form for registered users. Register or login to your instructor account from Swank or directly at the following link:

Instructor Login

Requests are regularly reviewed by Library Acquisitions.

  • Third World Newsreel

Best for: Locating streaming and DVD access to independent films; content focuses on social justice issues, diversity & inclusion, and includes an emphasis on films by and about people of color.

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