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Streaming Video: Collections

This guide provides resources for finding and using streaming video materials.

Streaming Video



Union College Library Streaming Video Resources

Academic Video Online: Premium -- consists of thousands of streaming videos from many producers and distributors across a wide range of subject areas, including art, architecture, business, counseling and therapy, dance, economics, education, ethnic studies, ethnography, gay and lesbian studies, health, history, humanities, law and public safety, literature, opera, philosophy, political science, psychology, religion, science, theater, women's studies, and more.

Digitalia Film Library -- offers both the Latino American Collection and the North American Classic Cinema Collection.

24/7 EMS -- is a collection of streaming online videos covering a range of Emergency Medical Services topics.  Please note: in order to gain access if you are off-campus, you will be prompted to enter your full College email address and your password. 

Films on Demand -- contains streaming educational videos covering Philosophy, Religion, Politics, and Psychology. The full length videos are segmented into useable clips, and may be shared, saved, organized, or embedded in course content management systems. Many of the videos are close-captioned and/or have interactive transcripts. Citations are available in Chicago, MLA, and APA styles.

Films on Demand: Physical Therapy -- a Films on Demand subset collection with more than 280 films on physical therapy topics.

SWANK -- digital streaming videos used in Film Studies courses.

Symptom Media Mental Health Education and Training Videos -- all films are produced with a multi-disciplinary team of behavioral health experts consisting of psychiatrist, psychologist, social worker and a psychiatric nurse practitioner who collaborate in all aspects of the development process alongside professional filmmakers..."  The films are designed to de-stigmatize and accurately reflect mental health issues.  Symptom Media contains assessment Tools, DSM 5 & ICD 10 guided case studies.

Free Streaming Video Trials during COVID19

Free Trials -- Acorn, Hulu and others are offering streaming video trials during the pandemic. Check the links to individual companies to find out more.

Prime Student --  Amazon Prime has videos and offers a 6 month free trial for students.

Other Streaming Options

Internet Archive -- Internet Archive is a non-profit library of millions of free books, movies, music, software, Web sites, etc. Many films are in the public domain.

Kanopy at Your Local Public Library -- check to see if your local public library offers Kanopy.

TED Talks -- offers short videos on far ranging topics.


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