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Streaming Video and Audio: Home

A guide to selecting and using streaming video and audio resources available through the University at Buffalo Libraries.
Last Updated: Nov 13, 2020 8:30 AM

TeachAnywhere

The University Libraries collections of streaming audio and video including subscription databases provide access to a wide range of documentaries, feature films, music and clinical instruction for class sessions, study, and research. Please visit UB’s TeachAnywhere web page for details to help with creating and distributing remote instruction.

Library Subscriptions

The Library subscribes to the streaming media databases listed here that contain more than 70,000 films, including documentaries, performances, and feature films. If your specific film is not included in these databases, other options are available. Please note that during the pandemic, budgetary and staff time restraints will occur as we adjust to the unprecedented need for streaming access to materials. 

FINDING A STREAMING TITLE

  1. Check the Libraries' Catalog and the multi-disciplinary databases AVONKanopy, and Swank as well as more specialized subject collections listed on this page.
  2. If your specific title is not included in these databases then please consider searching for an alternative title covering your topics.

Many films available through popular streaming services like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon are not available for institutional licensing. In these cases, faculty must require students to purchase a temporary subscription (typically in the $10 range/month), sign up for a free trial, or to rent the film.

2 weeks notice is required for all film requests.

Streaming Media in the UB Libraries

Michael Kaniewicz

Laura Taddeo

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Laura Taddeo
Contact:
421 Lockwood Library, North Campus
(716) 645-7970
Website
Subjects:English

Anne Marie Swartz, Law Library

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Anne Marie Swartz
Contact:
221 O'Brian Hall, North Campus
716-645-7949