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Physical Media

The Library collects physical media for curricular use. Search our catalog for DVDs and CDs.

Please complete the appropriate form if you wish to recommend a collection addition or place an item on Course Reserve.

Streaming Media

Streaming Video

We are working with two of the biggest streaming video vendors which together offer close to 60,000 films from the latest blockbusters to highly specialized documentaries.

Faculty members can embed video links, clips, and playlists directly into Blackboard, making course assignments convenient and accessible for all. 


We are licensing films from Swank for curricular use on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Currently available for Spring 2022:

  1. After Truth: Disinformation and the Cost of Fake News
  2. Bowling for Columbine
  3. Chicken Run
  4. Citizen Kane
  5. City of God
  6. The Dark Knight
  7. Dear Evan Hansen
  8. The Diving Bell and the Butterfly
  9. Do the Right Thing
  10. Eternal Sunshine of the Spotless Mind
  11. Get Out
  12. The Godfather
  13. In the Heights
  14. In the Same Breath
  15. Judas and the Black Messiah
  16. Lady Bird
  17. Me and You and Everyone We Know
  18. Ocean's 11 (2001)
  19. On the Basis of Sex
  20. On the Waterfront
  21. Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest
  22. A Raisin in the Sun
  23. Selma
  24. The Shining
  25. Singin’ in the Rain
  26. Some Like it Hot
  27. A Streetcar Named Desire
  28. Sunset Boulevard
  29. The Way I See It
  30. The Weight of Gold
  31. Winter's Bone
  32. Y Tu Mama Tambien

In order to ensure your film is available at the start of the Spring 2022 semester, please navigate to the site and register as an instructor. From there, search and request any film(s) of interest by January 28, 2022. In your request, be sure to detail the intended use of the film, including the course name and anticipated enrollment. 


Faculty can either request a film through Kanopy or send an email to your faculty librarian liaison. In order to ensure students have access to a film, please let us know what film(s) you are assigning for Spring 2022.

Currently available for Spring 2022:

  • Breathless
  • City Lights
  • Daughters of Dust
  • Grey Gardens
  • Hitchcock/Truffaut: The Timeless Legacy of Alfred Hitchcock
  • Hoop Dreams
  • I Am Not Your Negro: James Baldwin and Race in America
  • Jeanne Dielman, 23 Commerce Quay, 1080 Brussels
  • Jens Jensen: the Living Green
  • Killing Us Softly: Advertising's Image of Women
  • Memento
  • Meshes in the Afternoon
  • Miss Representation
  • Passion of Joan of Arc
  • Playtime
  • Seventh Seal
  • Stonewall Uprising
  • Symphony of the Soil
  • Why Anthropology Matters
Academic Video Online
Academic Video Online is a robust set collection of films.  It delivers over 70,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. It includes films from FILM PLATFORM, PBS, BBC, and many others. For a full list of titles, check out the resource or contact the library at

Streaming Music


The Library is pleased to offer Naxos Music Library, a new addition to our collection.

The world's largest online classical music library offers streaming access to more than 135,000 CDs with more than two million tracks of both standard and rare repertoire. 

We want your feedback!

We want to hear from you! Please provide your feedback on our media offerings or speak with your Subject Liaison.