Feature Films and Documentaries

If you are looking for films for your course, please checkout these popular library subscription services for streaming films.

  • Kanopy: On-demand streaming service with more than 30,000 classic films, documentaries, and instructional videos. Marketed as “Netflix for colleges.” Many titles are accompanied by searchable, self-scrolling transcripts. Supports playlist and clip creation.
  • SnagFilms: A collection of more than 5,000 documentaries and independent feature films. Advertising-supported.
  • Docuseek2: A collection of more than 1,200 full-length and shorter documentaries and educational films. Supports playlist and clip creation.
  • Swank Digital Campus: More than 100 feature films from the 1930s up through 2016.

History and Current Events

  • NBCLearn: Images, documents, and video from NBC News archives, from WWI-era newsreel footage to contemporary television news reports. More than 18,000 separate items. Supports playlist and clip creation.
  • Meet the Press: More than 1,500 hours or recordings from television’s longest-running news interview program, from 1947 to 2013. Priceless for the period advertisements alone. Close-captioned. Searchable, self-scrolling transcripts. Supports playlist and clip creation.
  • 60 Minutes: Thousands of reports broadcast on this popular television newsmagazine program over a period of 17 years. Close-captioned. Searchable, self-scrolling transcripts. Supports playlist and clip creation
  • World History in Video: More than a thousand full-length documentaries on World History topics, plus other material such as newsreel films. Close-captioned. Searchable, self-scrolling transcripts. Supports playlist and clip creation.
  • American History in Video: More than a thousand full-length documentaries on American History topics, plus other material such as newsreel films. Close-captioned. Searchable, self-scrolling transcripts. Supports playlist and clip creation.
  • Access World News: Primarily an international newspaper and magazine database, Access World News also indexes and links to a fair number of online and broadcast sources of audio and video.
  • Socialism on Film: the Cold War and International Propaganda: A collection of documentaries and feature films produced in the communist world between the Russian Revolution and the 1980s. Searchable, self-scrolling transcripts. Supports playlist and clip creation. Also includes supporting documentation such as maps and essays.
  • Visual History Archive: The world’s largest audiovisual archive of testimony from survivors of, and witnesses to, genocide. More than 114,000 hours of recorded testimony. A strong emphasis on indexing to make the material useful for researchers.

Psychotherapy and Social Work

  • Counseling and Therapy in Video: Thousands of hours of video and hundreds of books and documents for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Close-captioned. Searchable, self-scrolling transcripts. Supports playlist and clip creation.
  • Social Work Online: This resource combines hundreds of monographs and textbooks available to read online with 80 hours of documentary video. Some videos are close-captioned, with searchable, self-scrolling transcripts. Supports playlist and clip creation.
  • Psychotherapy.net: Around 300 instructional videos aimed at psychotherapists and students of psychotherapy. Searchable, downloadable, self-scrolling transcripts. Instructors’ manuals. Close-captioned; supports clip creation.

DU CourseMedia

DU CourseMedia provides many additions digital materials for your class. DU CourseMedia is directly integrated with Canvas to make it quick and easy to find and add video to your Canvas course. To learn more about DU CourseMedia, visit our knowledge base articles.

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https://libguides.du.edu/streaming

https://libguides.du.edu/usingfilmsincourses

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