Streaming Video Sources

Streaming Video


Library Databases with Video

Met Opera on Demand
Met Opera on Demand: Student Access offers users instant access to more than 500 full-length Met performances, including stunning HD videos from the Met’s award-winning Live in HD series of movie theater transmissions, classic telecasts from the 1970s, ‘80s, and ‘90s, and hundreds of radio broadcasts dating back to 1935.

Academic OneFile  Includes some video.

ProQuest Research Library  Includes some video.


Free Access Video Sites

Academic Earth Includes links to MOOC's and other free courses from major universities.

American Experience
Television’s most-watched history series, American Experience has been hailed as “peerless” (Wall Street Journal), “the most consistently enriching program on television” (Chicago Tribune), and “a beacon of intelligence and purpose” (Houston Chronicle).

American Memory  Multimedia website which includes links to video clips from the resources of the Library of Congress.

American Rhetoric  Video versions of public speeches, lectures, debates, and inteviews.

Annenberg Learner
Our mission is to advance excellent teaching in American schools through the development and distribution of multimedia resources for teaching and learning. We are a division of the Annenberg Foundation, which funds a wide range of programs in education and other areas.

Archive of American Television
The Archive collects in-depth video interviews with TV's greatest legends and pioneers. Browse the interviews by person, show, topic or profession.
Bloomberg Businessweek Videos
Quickly and accurately delivering data, news and analytics through innovative technology
C-Span Video Library
Every C-SPAN program aired since 1987, totaling over 197,000 hours, is contained in the C-SPAN Archives and immediately accessible through the database and electronic archival systems developed and maintained by the C-SPAN Archives.

Documentary Tube

EUscreen offers free online access to videos, stills, texts and audio from European broadcasters and audiovisual archives. Explore selected content from early 1900s until today.

EVIA Digital Archive
A national preserve of hard-to-find documentary films about American folk or roots cultures are streamed on the website.  The site includes transcriptions, study and teaching guides, suggested readings, and links to related websites. These background materials highlight the history and aesthetic importance of the traditions and the films.

Since 1983, FRONTLINE has served as American public television’s flagship public affairs series.

Hulu is an online video service that offers a selection of hit shows, clips, movies and more

International Monetary Fund Videos  Video presentations and speeches that focus on economic and political issues from around the world.

Moving Image Archive
Library of free movies, films, and videos. This library contains over a million digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts.

Khan Academy
A library of over 4,000 videos on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history.

Lannan Video Archives
The Lannan web site is rich with 15 years of audio and video recordings from live events and interviews on over 450 writers, poets, artists, and cultural thinkers.

Museum of Broadcast Communications Archives
free access to over 8,500 hours of digitized radio and television content — and thousands of photos

National Film Board of Canada  Documentary films that explore "the world we live in from a Canadian point of view".

National Park Service B-Roll Video
The National Park Service cares for special places saved by the American people so that all may experience our heritage. This webpage provides links to public domain video of some of those sites, including national parks, monuments, battlefields, historic sites and related areas.

It’s the only video news service that allows users to compare news sources from around the world to see how a story unfolds.

NOVA is the highest rated science series on television and the most watched documentary series on public television. It is also one of television's most acclaimed series, having won every major television award, most of them many times over.

OpenCourt is an experimental project run by WBUR, Boston’s NPR news station, that uses digital technology to make Quincy District Court more accessible to the public.

POV Films
POV (a cinema term for "point of view") is television's longest-running showcase for independent non-fiction films. POV films are known for their intimacy, their unforgettable storytelling and their timeliness, putting a human face on contemporary social issues.

TED : Ideas worth spreading
Nonprofit that sponsors a conference that explores Technology, Entertainment, and Design. The annual TED prize offers "One Wish to Change the World" in addition to a monetary award.  The organization also sponsors TED Talks (disseminating "Ideas worth spreading" online).