Library-subscribed streaming videos can be accessed anywhere, anytime. Put some keywords in the search box below to locate on topic streaming videos.
Western Libraries, in collaboration with King's College Library, provides access to Streaming Videos through the following three providers: Kanopy, Alexander Street Press and the National Film Board. Information on each is found below. There are a number of free Streaming Video sources and some of them are listed on the Free Streaming Videos tab.
Featured producers in Kanopy’s collections include Criterion Collection, PBS, California Newsreel, HBO, Kino Lorber, First Run Features, BBC, Documentary Educational Resources, Psychotherapy.net and many more.
Very easily conduct the following tasks:
The following collections are available via Alexander Street Press:
The Library's institutional license provides access to over 3,600 documentaries, films, animations and clips. The NFB showcases "films that take a stand on issues of global importance that matter to Canadians" related to the environment, human rights, international conflict, the arts and more.
Instructors may want to use the CAMPUS edition, which provides an "extensive bank of teaching tools, including notes on the appropriate curriculum and grade level. The service also offers educators the capacity to create chapters and playlists in advance, facilitating classroom use of NFB resources."
To access the CAMPUS edition you will need to create a profile:
After creating an account and logging in access the My CAMPUS information page to learn how to use this resource in your classroom.
Create Playlists and clippings (called Chapters by NFB) by accessing icons in the lower right corner as displayed below: