Videos for Instruction

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 the  Canvas course management system.

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 (PDF) 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 (PDF) 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  leading film and documentary producers, such as the Criterion Collection, California Newsreel, The Great Courses, PBS, New Day Films, BBC, and others. Our collection currently about  30 video titles, covering a wide range of subjects. The videos can be integrated with online courses, and accessed remotely.  Kanopy makes it easy to share films, create clips, request captioning and embed videos, detailed instructions are available on the Kanopy website.  Faculty with additional questions or requests for additional titles should contact Laura Galvan-Estrada.