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Streaming Video @ Your Library: Films on Demand

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What is Films on Demand?

Films on Demand is a source of over 20,000 streaming video titles that you can use for your research, teaching, and learning needs. You can embed content from Films on Demand into Blackboard, as well as create and share custom clips, playlists, and favorites. 

How do I get to Films On Demand?

Films on Demand is available via our Databases A-Z list:

All of the titles in Films on Demand are also in our Library Catalog, so you can search for titles within the catalog, too:

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Searching/Browsing Films On Demand


Screenshot of search box in Films on Demand

You can search Films on Demand via keywords in titles, segments, and full-text transcript in the search box at the top of the homepage. 


Browsing is a great way to see the types of video that are in Films on Demand. You can browse by Collections, which collect videos into discipline-specific collections. You can also browse by Featured Producers, which is a great way to see all the videos from a specific producer, such as the BBC or PBS. 

Screenshot of featured producers

Once you are in your results list, you will have the opportunity to refine your results using the checkboxes on the left side of the screen. You can also download, via Excel spreadsheet, an entire listing of the videos for that collection to browse offline at a later time. 

Screenshot showing Export to Excel feature and refinement options