Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Streaming Video Collections

Overview of ELAC Library's streaming video subscriptions

What Are Streaming Videos?

  • Movies and films that you can watch (stream) on a computer, smart device, or television via an Internet connection.

  •  Popular streaming services like Netflix, Amazon Prime, and HBO do not offer subscriptions to academic libraries.

Kanopy (Spring 2021 Update)

  • We now have funds to purchase Kanopy film licenses.
  • Faculty who need films for courses can submit a request in Kanopy.
  • To access films, all users must create a personal account.
  • Visit instructions for requesting films.
  • Faculty can also request major motion picture films through ELAC's Swank streaming video platform.

Other Streaming Video Collections @ ELAC

  • Access all streaming video collections via the Streaming Video menu on the ELAC Library homepage.
  • Login with your ELAC ACE account.
  • Contact E-Resources Librarian Amy Guy (guyal@elac.edu) if you need assistance.

Embedding Streaming Videos in Canvas

Click on the links below to learn how to embed or link videos into your Canvas course shell.

Kanopy 

Films on Demand

Kanopy @ Public Libraries

The Los Angeles City and County Public Libraries provide access to Kanopy. Film requests are not required for most films. Note: Public and academic library versions vary. Anyone living in Los Angeles County can apply online for digital cards.