Streaming Video

NOT PUBLISHED

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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

Randall Library Videos & DVDs

Search for videos (includes both streaming & DVDs), view a list of Randall Library's streaming video databases, and more.

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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.

Tips: 

  • 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.

Converting Multimedia to Streaming Video

UNCW services and copyright help (for more, see our copyright guide for faculty).

Fair Use Worksheet

Determine if your conversion is allowed under "Fair Use" laws. Worksheet developed by Randall Library and the UNCW Office of General Counsel.

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TEACH Act Worksheet

Determine if your conversion is allowed under the TEACH Act. Worksheet developed by Randall Library and the UNCW Office of General Counsel.

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When You Need Permission & How To Get It

From the UNCW Office of the General Counsel

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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.