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Streaming Video Collections

Academic Video Online & Films on Demand

The UC Library continually evaluates streaming video services and collections.

We are currently offering trials for two of these collections:

‚ÄčPlease send us your impressions of these collections. Email us at




Kanopy is a database of more than 30,000 streaming videos, including classic, independent, and documentary films. This database includes a diverse collection of films in a variety of subjects, which are listed here:

Faculty and students can request a video and (as approved) it will be ready within 24 hours for one year.

  • Watch films on UC computers and your devices, such as lap tops, desktops. etc. from on campus or off.
  • Add films to a Watchlist
  • The films also come with public performance rights, meaning that they can be shown in the classroom but also at campus-wide, advertised events.