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If a picture is worth a thousand words, imagine the impact of a high-quality, well-chosen video. Fortunately, Leeward CC has access to a wide variety of streaming video content.
The table below summarizes our various streaming platforms. Click on the platform title to access the resource. Off-campus users may be prompted to sign in with their UH Login.
|Academic Video Online (AVON)||Subscription||Documentaries, tutorials, performances, and more.||79,240||Includes hosted content and Ethnographic Video Online titles.|
|Docuseek||Subscription||Documentaries on social and environmental issues.||2,182||Primarily exclusive content from independent filmmakers.|
|Ethnographic Video Online||Perpetual||Films by and for indigenous people and communities.||653||Content is also included in Academic Video Online (AVON).|
|Feature Films for Education||Subscription||Feature films from 20th Century Fox and related labels.||693||These titles are generally not available on other platforms.|
|Films on Demand||Licensed selectively||Documentaries and other educational films.||8||Titles licensed upon faculty request.|
|Kanopy||Pay-per-view and licensed selectively||Feature films, documentaries, foreign films, classics, and more.||28,089||Library pays a small fee per view; heavily used titles are licensed.|
|Swank Digital Campus||Licensed selectively||Feature films from Disney, Warner Bros., Sony, and other major studios.||23||Titles licensed upon faculty request.|
Streaming Video DOs and DON’Ts
No matter which platform you use, please keep in mind these general DOs and DON’Ts:
- Show films during in-person classes.
- Share direct links with your students so they may view films on their own.
- View as many films as you like, as often as you like!
- Show films outside of class for events (free or paid) without first consulting the library.
- Stream films over Zoom or other video conferencing services.
- Share films with persons not affiliated with Leeward CC.
In the coming weeks, we’ll give you an overview of each of our major streaming video platforms–their content, how to access them, and the most popular titles. Perhaps you’ll discover that perfect video to enrich your coursework, augment your learning, or just enliven your weekend!