videos Databases

Academic Video Online  +

Academic Video Online is a collection of full-length streaming videos. The disciplines/collections included in Academic Video are: American History, Counseling & Therapy, Dance, Education, Ethnography & Archeology, Opera, Theater, World History, Area Studies, Art & Architecture, Business & Economics, Politics & Current Affairs, Ethnic Studies, Health & Health Care, Criminal Justice & Law, World Languages & Literature, Philosophy & Religious Studies, Psychology, Science, Women & Gender Studies. Also included in the subscription are full transcripts of each video program that are keyword searchable, easy playlist and clip making functionality, permanent embeddable URLs for easy use in online courses.

EdFlicks  +

EdFlicks is a product of the Child Care Exchange Press. EdFlicks is a collection of videos focusing on early childhood teaching practices including emotional and physical health, assessment, observation, working with families, and management techniques for lead teachers.

Ethnographic Video Online Vol. I  +

This collections contain over 1,300 hours of streaming video, including ethnographic films, documentaries, select feature films, and previously unpublished fieldwork.

Ethnographic Video Online Vol. II  +

This collection provides a large, comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior – more than 750 hours and 1,000 films. The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most influential documentary filmmakers of the 20th century, including interviews, previously unreleased raw footage, field notes, study guides, and more.

Fashion Studies Online  +

The Fashion Studies collection features materials on the history of fashion, costume, and clothing, including significant programs and documentaries on designers, fashion shows, textiles, garments, and accessories. Explore the evolution of designers, styles, and trends from the 1970s through today while reviewing the changes in the industry and the influence of society evolution. The collection includes video coverage of the major fashion weeks in Milan, Paris, New York, and London, as well as the Miami Swim and New York Bridal shows. Topical segments visit events like the Met's Costume Exhibits, CFDA Awards, and feature interviews with top designers, models, and celebrities of the fashion world.

Film Studies Collection   +

The Film Studies collection includes a comprehensive offering of silent era and contemporary films which together represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. This collection also includes award-winning films of cultural and sociological significance from over 60 countries around the world.

Films on Demand  +

A collection of streaming educational videos in a variety of subjects. Included are topics such as Education, Engineering, Social Sciences, Technology and much more.

Films on Demand--Business & Economics  +

This collection of online streaming videos includes a variety of subjects related to Business and Economics, including: Business Education, Ethics, Law and Management.

Films on Demand--Technical & Trade Education Collection  +

This collection of online streaming videos includes a variety of subjects related to Technology and Trades, including: Automotive Technology, Building/Construction, Cosmetology, Computing technology, Electronics, Horticulture, Manufacturing, Technical Communications, Welding, and much more!

Internet Archive--Cultural And Academic Films  +

This library of academic and cultural films features collections from the Academic Film Archive and the Media Burn Independent Film Archive, as well as a selection of documentaries created by Dorothy Fadiman. In addition, films from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archeology and Anthropology are presented including those by Watson Kintner who used film to document his world travels, and the popular television show from the 1950s: “What in the World?"

JoVE Science Education: Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology  +
The Library subscribes to the following JoVE collections: Essentials of Environmental Science, Basic Biology: General Laboratory Techniques, and Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology.

This video collection demonstrates how to execute basic techniques commonly used in cellular and molecular biology. To enhance your understanding of the methods each video is paired with additional video resources to show practical applications of the techniques and other complementary skills.

JoVE Science Education: General Laboratory Techniques  +
The Library subscribes to the following JoVE collections: Essentials of Environmental Science, Basic Biology: General Laboratory Techniques, and Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology.

This collection exhibits how to use standard pieces of laboratory equipment essential in many experiments, as well as how to perform basic laboratory functions. Each video is paired with additional video resources for you to view practical applications of the technique and other complementary skills.

Kanopy  +

The Kanopy video collection includes a variety of subjects across many disciplines but its strength is feature films, indie titles, and documentaries.  +
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LyndaCampus ( ) provides a vast online library of instructional videos covering a variety of topics such as software training, business and creative skills, and study skills. Taught by accomplished teachers and recognized industry experts, is a high-quality resource for students, faculty, and staff looking to develop skills in Microsoft Office, Adobe Creative Suite, educational technology, social media, coding, and a wide range of other topics.

Medical Imaging in Video  +

Medical Imaging in Video gives students and practitioners a clear, direct way to observe highly technical imaging procedures before practicing them in a clinical setting. Available for the first time in one comprehensive online interface, this resource of training videos covers key topics in patient diagnosis and treatment.

Music & Performing Arts Collection  +

Music & Performing Arts combines audio and video content for the study of music including all time period and thousands of artists, composers, choreographers, and ensembles.

New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990–Present  +

New World Cinema: Independent Features and Shorts, 1990–Present includes over 200 full-length feature films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, and Global Lens. There are also some 50 award winning short films. All films were presented at major film festivals, many were nominated for awards, and many have won major awards.

Newsreels 1929-1975  +

Newsreels captures full runs of many of the key international newsreels produced during the twentieth century. Produced from 1929 through the early post-Vietnam war period, these films provide a unique resource that will give scholars and students real insight into how people learned about and lived through the events that occurred during this period of history.

Nursing Education in Video  +

Nursing Education in Video is a collection of streaming videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. All of the videos in the collection have been created with the guidance of the Medcom-Trainex advisory board and are regularly reviewed for accuracy, currency, and compliance with US Federal regulations by agencies such as OSHA and CMS. This collection contains materials published between 2003-2019 with periodical updating as required by standards & compliance agencies.

PBS Video Collection  +

This collection includes documentary films and series from the history of the Public Broadcasting Service covering many educational disciplines, including history, science and technology, diversity studies, business, and current events. Includes Frontline, NOVA, American Experience, Odyssey, and many films by Ken Burns and Michael Wood.

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video  +

Rehabilitation Therapy in Video is a collection of video materials for the study of occupational therapy, physical/physiotherapy, and speech-language pathology. The collection allows students and faculty to easily find, cite, and share footage of top clinicians and academics explaining the underlying anatomical and neurological issues in specific patient populations, while demonstrating effective techniques and methods for their treatment.

San Luis Horticulture Videos  +

This collection of videos covers major topics taught in the Horticulture program including Soil Science, Taxonomy, Pruning, Safety, and more.

Silent Film Online  +

Silent Film Online brings together films which represent the basis of modern cinematic technique and film theory. Carefully curated with ASP’s Video Advisory Board, the database covers silent features, serials, and shorts from the 1890s to the 1930s.

Sports Medicine And Exercise Science In Video  +

Sports Medicine and Exercise Science in Video is the most extensive video collection ever assembled in the areas of fitness and health assessment, disease management, injury treatment, nutrition, medical fitness, sport science, work-site wellness, exercise adherence, and much more.

University of Fashion  +

The University of Fashion contains a treasure trove of tutorials and resources for students. It contains detailed video tutorials on drawing, draping, pattern making, garment construction, and also has downloadable materials like select patterns and croquis. The lessons are scaffolded into Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced categories.