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Streaming Videos/Films: Help and Quick Guides for Streaming Media

A list of streaming video/films databases with access to thousand of videos/films in various subject areas.

Public Performance Rights

All films purchased from Alexander Street, whether streaming or DVD, include limited public performance rights, which includes permission for classroom showings, as well as public screenings, as long as no admission is being charged.

Kanopy Updated Information and Help Guide

Films from Kanopy come with Public Performance Rights (PPR). Schools, nonprofits, events and businesses can stream movies in public, so long as the viewing isn't for commercial benefit (i.e., no admission costs are charged) and no profit is made from the screening. See "What’s Changing in Kanopy’s New Web Experience?" above concerning PPR.

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