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Streaming Video @ Your Library: "Films on Demand" How-To page

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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. 

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Films on Demand: Searching & Browsing

Searching & Browsing

Use the Advanced Search feature to filter your search results by Type, Subject, Producers, Copyright Dates, Language, Formats.

  • Animation or Cartoon
  • Documentary Film
  • Drama
  • Dramatic Production
  • Educational Video
  • Feature Film or Drama
  • Lecture or Interview
  • Newsreel or Primary Source
  • Performance
  • Television Adaption
  • TV episode
  • Several dozen subjects including,
    • Allied Health
    • Cosmetology
    • Environmental Science
    • Hospitality & Tourism
    • Sociology
    • World Languages
  • ... and many more subjects!


  • Several dozen
  • Includes BBC and PBS
Copyright Date
  • From within 1 year, to
  • More than 20 years
  • includes films in several languages and dialects
  • Segments
  • Titles
  • Series

Advanced Filters

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.