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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.

Intelecom Update (Summer 2021)

 Intelecom went out of business in 2021, and access to the Intelecom video platform ended on June 30, 2021. Access select Intelecom Learning  films through ELAC's Films on Demand streaming video platform.


  • The ELAC Libraries have funds to purchase Kanopy film licenses.
  • Visit the library's Kanopy Guide to learn how to submit film requests.
  • Users must create a personal account in addition to logging in with their ACE account.
  • 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 ( 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: Step-by-step Instructions

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.