Specialized and Archival Video Collections
- Digital Theatre Plus This link opens in a new windowDigital Theatre Plus captures the moments before the curtain rises and after the curtain falls, providing valuable insight into the play making process with documentaries and interviews.
- Vanderbilt Television News Archive This link opens in a new windowArchive of television news, including evening news broadcasts from ABC, CBS, and NBC (since 1968), an hour per day of CNN (since 1995) and Fox News (since 2004).
- Theatre in Video This link opens in a new windowContains streaming video of play performances and film documentaries.
- American History in Video This link opens in a new windowIncludes commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and documentaries covering U.S. history.
- Qwest.tv This link opens in a new windowRecorded performances in jazz, soul, funk, and global music provided free to educational institutions by Quincy Jones. This initiative comes in response to and in support of the worldwide protests against brutality and anti-Black racism. Qwest TV hopes to be an entry point for those wanting to connect with and learn more about the wide-ranging music made by Black Americans, along with other striking musical artists from around the world.
- World Cinema Collection This link opens in a new windowIncludes the best of the silent era, groundbreaking international directors, masterpieces from the mid-20th century, and contemporary films from around the world, including Africa, Asia, Europe, Latin America, the Caribbean, the Middle East, and North America.
Major Streaming Video Suppliers
- Over 70,000 streaming videos including documentaries, films, performances, and demonstrations related to a variety of academic disciplines.
- Films on Demand is a large rental collection of academic and educational videos. Create a username/password (register) on the website, then download and log into the app using the credentials you set.
- Streaming documentaries licensed by the libraries for one-year or three-year periods.
- Contains feature films licensed by the libraries for one year. Google Chrome is recommended for this site. New apps for mobile devices are available from your Android or iOS app stores.
- Feature films from Criterion.
- Archival Films & Newsreels Collection This link opens in a new windowA collection of archival and historical films and video clips from multiple sources.
Special Statement on Netflix
Netflix now permits educational screenings of some documentaries. If you abide by their terms, you may show selected films. To find out which titles are available for educational screenings go to media.netflix.com and search for the film you're interested in showing. If there are educational screenings allowed, it will indicate that on this page.
Locally Created CSB and SJU Video Resources
- CSB and SJU Digital Commons YouTubeThe videos that have been loaded into our institutional repository, representing many of the best events and presentations on campus.
- CSB and SJU Instructional Technology YouTubeVideos created by the Instructional Technology Group within IT Services.
- Johnnie Bennie Media YouTubeVideos created by Johnnie Bennie Media.