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Streaming Videos on Demand

For off-campus access, enter your fourteen digit library barcode number located on the back of your college ID/ library card.  No college ID or library card? Request a college ID or library card barcode number.

 Academic Video Online   ||   Nursing Education in Video   ||   Films on Demand   ||    MEF Collection


Academic Video Online

Alexander Street logo(Alexander Press) Includes documentaries, historical newsreels, interviews, performances, and more across all subject disciplines.

  • More than 57,000 titles and growing. Content is updated monthly.
  • Search by keywords or browse by subject, collection, subject discipline, or publisher.
  • Sign up for an account to create playlists and customized clips for online classes or viewing in face-to-face classes.


Featured Collection:

Nursing Education in Video Image Nursing Education in Video (Alexander Street Press) Videos created by Medcom-Trainex specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers. Login to create a playlist to share or embed videos or static links to videos in online courses.

  • As of June 2014, the collection included 317 videos
  • Transcripts for each video are included.
  • Regularly reviewed for compliance with U.S. Federal regulations from agencies such as OSHA and CMS
  • Unique "Make clip" tool  allows you to easily create your own clip from longer videos
  • Embed/Link provides a stable permalink or embed code for online classes.  


Films on Demand

Films on Demand graphic(Films Media Group) High-quality, educational streaming video from companies such as Films for the Humanities, BBC, and PBS.

  • 28 subject areas
  • Captioning on many videos
  • More than 32 contributing producers
  • Thousands of videos
  • Accessible via any mobile device that supports Flash video or H264 video streaming, including iPad 1.0+ and the iPhone 4.0+
  • Embed videos from Films on Demand into your D2L classes: PDF Guide  || Video Tutorial


MEF Collection

(Media Education Foundation; hosted by Kanopy Streaming Video) Features films that "encourage critical thinking about the social, political, and cultural impact of American mass media."

  • Includes 144 videos, as of October 2016.
  • Public performance rights included unless specified otherwise.
  • Supports curriculum in communication, sociology, anthropology, education, psychology, women's studies, and race studies.
  • Hosted by Kanopy; with an account login, you can create watchlists (playlists) and customized clips, and maintain a log of your viewing history.
  • Help for creating accounts and embedding films.

Questions? Contact any of the LSCS Libraries.

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