This guide will help you find resources that Randall Library provides. It also outlines campus policies.

Randall Library has access to thousands of streaming video titles that can be watched on personal devices, linked in Canvas, and viewed in classrooms.

Several of our streaming platforms allow instructors to extract clips from their videos and to create playlists of multiple videos, so you can choose precisely the segments you want your students to view.


Locating Streaming Video

Requesting Streaming Video

To place a request, contact your liaison librarian. They will faciliate the request by determining availablity and answer any questions that you may have.


  • Plan ahead—it can take several weeks or longer to obtain access.
  • Not all films are available for streaming, but every effort will be made.
  • Many films are licensed for one year from the time of request.

Getting Help from a Liaison Librarian

Your liaison librarian can: 

  • Determine if Randall Library currently provides access to a published video through a subscription resource.
  • Determine if the video is available to license.
  • Can help you identify a video that might have comparable content.

Converting Multimedia to Streaming Video

Various UNCW offices offer distance education services, including:

Copyright, Fair Use, and TEACH Act concerns: