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Video Resources: Streaming Video

Guide for locating video resources

Alexander Street Streaming Video

 Alexander Street Press

Search documentaries, interviews, feature films, performances, and news programs that contain searchable, scrolling transcripts which can be exported in MLA, Chicago, and APA formats

ICE Video Library

I C E Learning Center



Videos demonstrate assessment and intervention techniques for health professionals in physical and occupational therapies.

Films on Demand Streaming Video

Streaming video for a variety of disciplines. The films are divided into brief segments to focus on specific topics and make loading easier.

Swank Feature Films


Swank Feature Films offers a flexible collection of 100 movie "slots," from which individual movies can be swapped in/out as needed for instruction.

Faculty: Set up an Instructor login on the Swank Portal. You will see the 100 films currently available.

You can also search the Swank Catalog to see other titles that are available. Email to request films for our collection.

  • Instructional Videos are available to answer your basic questions about
    • accessibility
    • creating links
    • how to request films so that they will be available when required by your classes. 

Disney Content Note: Disney titles cannot be made available to the student population as a whole. In order to remain compliant with our license, faculty must logon to access Disney content, and create direct watch/LMS links only for students to access. Disney titles are hidden from the general viewer.

Students: Create a Student login on the Swank Portal. You are free to watch films you see listed in the portal.


Kanopy BASE is a new subscription providing access to thousands of award-winning films, thought-provoking documentaries, latest festival hits, classic films, tv series, and more. The collection of films support a wide variety of subject areas including the arts, media studies, politics, diversity, equity and inclusion, LGBTQAI+, psychology, business, sciences, health, education, history.

See our Kanopy web page for more information, or contact the library for assistance.

PBS Video Collection

With this streaming collection we've purchased perpetual access to a subset of PBS titles.

Digital Theatre+

Full-length theatre productions, interviews with cast and crew, and documentaries about the productions. Includes productions from Shakespeare to contemporary plays, with teaching guides. This database also includes opera, musical theatre, dance/ballet, symphonic and chamber music, as well as short films and foreign productions. 

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