The following databases contain documentary and educational streaming videos suitable as academic sources. In addition to screening the entire videos, Films on Demand and Kanopy enable the creation of clips or playlists of individual segments of each video. When accessing these from off campus, you will be prompted for your NSU login.
Films on Demand -- A comprehensive collection of high-quality educational videos licensed from a long established educational media distributor. More than 24,708 videos cover a wide range of topics organized into multiple broad subjects. These subjects are then further divided into narrower subject. Individual segments subdivide each video into discrete shorter units. Subject areas include: anthropology, archival films & newsreels, area studies, art & architecture, biology, business, communication, computers & technology, criminal justice, earth science, education, english & language arts, environmental science, geography, health & medicine, history, mathematics, music & dance, philosophy & religion, physical science, political science, psychology, sociology, and world languages.
JOVE Video Journal and Science Education -- JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, is the world's first peer reviewed scientific video journal. All JoVE articles are indexed in subject-relevant indexing sites, including PubMed/MEDLINE, SciFinder and Scopus.
Kanopy Streaming -- Kanopy provides access to more than 26,000 documentary and feature-film titles, including those from leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, BBC, First Run Features, The Video Project, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Education Resources, on every topic imaginable. After creating a personal account, individual users can create their own clips and playlists and embed them into learning management system course pages. The database is searchable by keyword and film title, as well as subject.