The Video Collection Office is currently closed due to COVID-19. Faculty can requested to borrow items via the library catalog for use in classroom teaching.

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Kanopy provides access to documentary and feature films for educational use, complementing the titles currently available on-site in the Hunt Library Video Collection. 

Due to rising costs incurred through the Kanopy streaming media service, the University Libraries have recently switched our access model from unlimited to mediated. Read more about the changes

Swank offers access to streaming movies for academic use, obtained through Swank Digital Campus. Swank partners with major Hollywood studios, documentary providers, independent filmmakers and international film companies to provide a diverse library of films and TV shows.

Video Collection

Use the search box above to find Video Collection films & DVDs in the library catalog. 

  • You need a valid CMU ID to use the Video Collection.
  • All videos must be watched in the Video Collection room.
  • No more than two people per carrel can watch material at the same time.
  • Please don't bring food into the Video Collection room.
  • Please don't use cellphones in the Video Collection room.
  • Only instructors (faculty, graduate students, or staff listed on the course schedule as the primary instructor) can borrow up to 4 items at a time from the Collection for use in their classrooms.