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.
How do I find videos?
How to find videos:
Search the library catalog by keyword or title. Select "Audio Visual" and "Videos" from the "Resource Type" drop-down menu to find films available in streaming, DVD, and VHS format.
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.
Streaming video collection of more than 25,000 documentary videos and over 240,000 video segments, organized into 25 subject areas. Special features allow faculty and students to bookmark favorites, create and share playlists, embed videos and clips into Blackboard, create proper citations, and easily export citations to RefWorks. Captioning and searchable transcripts available for all titles.
A streaming video collection for colleges. Over 25,000 films from producers such as PBS, Media Education Foundation, Criterion Collection, First Run Features, HBO, Kino Lorber, and more.
To use Kanopy on mobile devices:
1. Download the Kanopy app (iOS, Android, Amazon Fire, Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast)
2. Create a Kanopy account
3. Add your library. From on campus, choose Hamilton College and sign in with your Hamilton credentials. Once authenticated the app or device can be used from off campus.
Full-length British theatre productions (from Shakespeare to contemporary), in-depth interviews with cast and crew, documentaries, masterclasses, study guides and teaching materials.
Includes works from:
Royal Shakespeare Company, the BBC, Frantic Assembly, BroadwayHD, the Lincoln Center Theater, the Old Vic, the Lyric Hammersmith, the Young Vic, the Stratford Festival, Complicité, Shakespeare's Globe, Gecko Theatre, the Donmar Warehouse, L.A. Theatre Works, the Liverpool Everyman, the Royal Opera House, the Almeida Theatre, the English Touring Theatre, the English National Ballet, and many more.
More than 550 full-length Met performances, including HD videos from the Met's award-winning Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, classic telecasts from the 1970s, 80s, and 90s, and hundreds of radio broadcasts dating back to 1936. All videos contain English subtitles and recent performances include subtitles in French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish.