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Streaming Media Guide for Faculty: Home

Answers to common faculty questions about streaming video collections at the ICC Library.

Streaming Media Databases


Kanopy offers access to more than 30,000 documentaries, movies, and educational videos from thousands of producers such as Criterion Collection, PBS, Great Courses, Kino Lorber and more.

Films On Demand

Films on Demand is a streaming video platform, which features videos on a variety of subjects.

Academic Video Online

Is a comprehensive streaming media collection available to libraries. It delivers more than 67,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.

Subject Collections

American History in Video - Alexander Street Press

American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history.

Archival Film & Newsreels Collection

Throughout modern history, cameras have recorded public events, wars, cultural phenomena, and government programs. This collection includes archival and historical films from multiple sources.

Asian Film Online: Volume i

Asian Film Online: Volume I offers a view of Asian culture as seen through the lens of the independent Asian filmmaker.

Asian Film Online: Volume ii

Asian Film Online: Volume II is the sequel to the ground-breaking Asian Film Online Series.

Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video

Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video is a collection of documentaries, training videos, and interviews illustrating the strategies, techniques, and experiences of professionals serving on the front lines of justice and public safety.

Current Affairs in Video

Current Affairs in Video is a unique streaming video resource featuring a collection of issue-based documentaries from around the world.

Environmental Studies in Video

Environmental Studies in Video contains 500 hours of film covering all realms of environmental studies, particularly ethics, policy, economics, law, sociology, planning, and environmental science.

Nursing Assistant Education in Video

Nursing Assistant Education in Video gives students and faculty access to Medcom-Trainex's highly-focused training program on the fundamentals of nursing assistance.

Nursing Education in Video

Nursing Education in Video is a unique online collection of videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers.

Technical & Trade Education Video Collection

The titles in this collection will help prepare students interested in vocational trades, including construction, cosmetology, communication, agriculture, applied engineering, and more.

The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy

The Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy is the largest and richest online collection of video available for the study of counseling, social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling.

Today's Science

Today's Science bridges the gap between science taught in class and real-world discoveries - giving in-depth explanations of important advances in biology, chemistry, environmental science, space, physics, and technology.

How Do I Access Streaming Media Collections from the ICC Library?

The ICC Library provides access to streaming videos via online subscription database collections.  

A majority of ICC Library streaming videos can be found by searching the library catalog. Use the blue box on the ICC Library website or the search bar below. Or directly access the databases using the links provided in this guide or from the streaming media subject menu

To find the streaming media collection from the ICC Library website visit  and see the screenshot below. 

Request a Streaming Media Collection or Film

Faculty may submit requests for digital streaming video to be used for classes.  Please complete the online Faculty Streaming Media Request form to submit your streaming video request. 

For best results, please email Jessica Bastian a list of the titles you wish to use in your course 1-2 months before the start of the semester.

The ICC Library may not be able to fill your request but we will do our best to try! 


Please email if you have questions about streaming videos for courses.

Library staff is also available to help with most questions during open hours. Call, email or chat with us! 

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