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Ely Library's Streaming Video Collections: Home

Ely Library provides access to thousands of educational films, documentaries, and feature films. These resources may be used in classes or linked to in course guides. This page  describes our main collections and methods of access.

Kanopy Streaming Videos

The Kanopy platform provides access to hundreds of educational videos and feature films through a pay-as-you-go model. Ely Library has a set budget for this service.

When we approach the budget cap for each semester, the system will be switched to "by request only" and faculty will submit requests for license purchases via an online form available on the Kanopy website.

Once the budget has been expended, only films that have been triggered for purchase will be available for viewing until the next budget cycle. 

Finding videos on Kanopy

Individual video titles may be searched in the online catalog. Click on the "View Now" link to access the video, as shown in the image below.

Kanopy catalog record

Film on Demand

577 Western Ave, Westfield, MA 01086

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