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Streaming Video at Hamilton

Streaming videos offer faculty and students many options for viewing -- in-class, out-of-class, from off campus, and they're available 24/7. These collections, designed for educational use, include award winning documentaries, educational films, historic newsreels and theatrical releases.

Films on Demand

Films on Demand

Over 21,000 titles from BBC, Films for the Humanities & Sciences, PBS and more. Subjects include business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics. The videos include Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries plus interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.

Need help?

Ask a Librarian or an Educational Technologist for help and guidance in locating and using video in your teaching, research and presentations. Email us at or call 315-859-4735.



Kanopy has more than 26,000 films in its collection - including leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, BBC, First Run Features, The Video Project, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Education Resources - on every topic imaginable. Kanopy’s viewing platform makes it easy to watch, share and discuss films across our campus and at your own convenience.

More Video Options

LITS has nearly 10,000 DVDs and VHS videos.

  • DVDs are located on the 2nd floor, Burke Library
  • VHS videos can be requested and retrieved from off-site storage in 1-3 days

We also provide links to public domain and Creative Commons licensed video content listed in our Open Educational Resources and the Images and Multimedia research guides. The guides highlight stable repositories of video and other multimedia content that can be used in teaching and student presentations and projects.

Met Opera on Demand

Met Opera

  • Instant access to 550 full length performances of the Metropolitan Opera, and radio broadcasts dating back to 1936.
  • All videos contain English subtitles. Recent performances include subtitles in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.

How do I find videos?

How to find videos:

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