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Multimedia: Multimedia

This guide will show you where to find video, audio, and multimedia.


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You can find films, music, documentaries, DVDs, VHS, CDs, and LPs at the Library! 

Search for the title of the item you want in the Purchase Library Catalog.

If you use the "advanced search" option, you can type DVD in the search box and select "Material Type." 
After searching for a title, you can click "DVD" on the left column to limit your search results to DVDs.


Multimedia Resources

Duke Ellington and his orchestra playing in France

"Duke Ellington et son orchestre." Mid-1950s. From NARA.
See full video at
 Internet Moving Images Archives.


Search for digitized videos, documentaries, and film clips in the following library databases.

Search for audio, music, podcasts, and sound recordings in the following databases.

These vendors/databases may be helpful to you in finding video and film clips to use in your classes. 

For proprietary subscription streaming services, faculty are responsible for checking licensing agreements. Please note, it is generally not permissible to screen a film in class using your individual login for services such as Netflix, Amazon on Demand, HBO Go, etc. Licensing generally requires each student to purchase access via their own account.  For help obtaining streaming rights or public performance rights, please email


Alternative Sources of Multimedia

There's lots of ways to get multimedia for your classroom!

Some of the faculty who have gone before you add these tips:


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