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Streaming Video: A Guide to Streaming Video Collections from NOVA Libraries

A guide to finding and using streaming video for use in courses. Questions? Contact Library Technical Services at

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Why use streaming video?

NOVA libraries provide access to streaming video through subscription databases and individual film licenses, where available. 

  • You can place a link to a film in your Canvas course for students to view in or out of class.
  • All films are accessible on and off campus.
  • All films have captions and/or a transcript.
  • Some databases allow you to create custom clips/segments for your classes.

Searching for Streaming Video

Nearly all of NOVA Libraries' streaming video collections are searchable in the Library Catalog! To search streaming resources, use the search bar below with the button "Video" selected.