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.
  • Alexander Street Press: Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription that delivers 66,000+ titles, spans a wide range of subject areas, and includes more than 17,000+ titles exclusive to Alexander Street.  Access to this
  • 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.

How do I add these video clips into my Canvas course?

https://libguides.du.edu/c.php?g=735651&p=6925857

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