American History in Video

American History in Video provides the largest and richest collection of video available online for the study of American history, with 2,000 hours and more than 5,000 titles on completion.

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More than 1,000 award-winning art & craft video classes taught by recognized design experts and artists.

Filmakers Library Online

Award-winning documentaries with relevance across the spectrum.


Thousands of movies, television, music, digital audiobooks, ebooks, and digital comic books for free.

Kanopy Kids

Highlights films and TV series for kids that inspire and inform.


Strong collection of independent, international, documentary, and early films.

LGBT Studies in Video

Cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people.

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Checkout eBook and digital audiobooks.

OverDrive for Kids

eBooks and digital audiobooks for kids.

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Find materials, manage your account, place holds and view suggested reading.