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SJU Library Streaming Video Resources

Overview of the streaming video content providers currently available for SJU campus members through the library.

Find streaming video at SJU

Search each collection directly for the most up-to-date listings, or use a Discover search from the library homepage to search across multiple platforms.  

  • AVON (Academic Video Online), via ProQuest / Alexander Street:  70,000+ titles in a wide range of subject areas
  • Films on Demand: 35,000+ titles - full films and documentaries as well as segments from PBS, BBC Learning, HBO and more
  • Ambrose: SJU licenses a small collection, including BBC Shakespeare Plays, health & behavioral science, and entrepreneurship

To search multiple collections at once, search using Discover from the library homepage: limit Source Type to 'Videos.'  Kanopy films are not included in Discover.  You can see a list of current Kanopy titles licensed by the SJU library in our Kanopy FAQ.

Additional platforms:

  • Kanopy: Library-mediated on-demand video platform, current SJU-licensed titles are listed here.  Requests for new titles on Kanopy are processed through the SJU Library.  Licensing is limited to use for instruction.  
  • Lumière: Streaming option for select video titles held on DVD by SJU Library or SJU language lab.  Access managed by SJU Library.

Request video

To request streaming video for your course use the Streaming Video Request form

To discuss options or alternatives for titles unavailable to stream, or to request a DVD purchase, contact your library liaison or email/chat with library staff through the interface on the library homepage.

Embed video in Canvas

For help with embed codes, captioning, and clips click on the specific platform tab to the left.  If you need additional help please reach out to the library via chat or email on the SJU library homepage.