Southwestern College

Instructional videos and Streaming Media for Faculty and Staff include the following collections:

Southwestern College Library Media Collection

Over 1300 DVD titles are available in the library's collection. Faculty can browse the DVD collection on the second floor in the library or search the library catalog for a specific title or subject. Materials in the DVD collection may be checked out by faculty for classroom use.

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Films on Demand

Films on Demand is a streaming video database. It provides access to licensed educational streaming videos on a variety of academic subjects.Our subscription & license allows current SWC students, faculty, staff, and administrators to access the streaming videos from on and off campus location and films or clips can also be embedded into either the Blackboard or Canvas course management systems. 

The streaming collection of over 23,000 full-length videos and 238,000+ video clips on a variety of subject areas. Captioning is available within this streaming database. View the Films On Demand Visual Guide on how to search, view and embed streaming resources.


Intelecom Online Resources Network

This streaming database includes over 2800 academic video clips, each averaging 3 to 5 minutes in length. Topics include Allied Health, Oceanography, History, Mathematics, Philosophy, Psychology, Political Science, Sociology, Health, and Environmental Studies. Video clips can be accessed on campus and remotely by faculty. For remote access contact the library's reference desk. View the Intelecom Visual Guide for how to search, and use the Intelecom Online Resources Network.


Swank Digital Campus

Streaming video collection of feature films from major Hollywood studios. Provides streaming access to over 250 commercial feature-length motion pictures from mostly U.S-based studios. Swank is the world's largest non-theatrical distributor of motion pictures for public performance, providing licensed access to films from MGM, Sony, Paramount, LionsGate, United Artists, Miramax and more.
TECHNICAL REQUIREMENTS: Recommended Browsers - Google Chrome or Internet Explorer (you may need to download a plug in to view films), also Firefox (latest version), Safari (version 10 or older), and the Swank Media Player App is recommended for viewing on mobile devices. The Swank Media Player" mobile app is available for IOS and Android devices in iTunes AppStore and Google Play.


Kanopy Streaming

Kanopy is a streaming service that provides the platform to a host of educational video productions such as HBO, VideoFashion, Media Education Foundation, etc. The collection has over 20,000 video titles, covering a wide range of subjects.  The videos can be integrated with online courses, and accessed remotely. The majority of the videos are closed captioned and clip-making is allowed.  Faculty should contact Tony McGee for access information.

Last updated: 1/11/2018 12:58:55 PM