Videos spanning a range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.
Captions are available for all videos with transcripts. Audio descriptions are available for a select number of titles. Search "audio description" for a full list of available titles.
All films include limited public performance rights, which includes permission for classroom showings, as well as public screenings, as long as no admission is being charged.
Kanopy streaming service offers movies, documentaries, foreign films, classic, and Independent films. Davidson College students, faculty, and staff have unmediated access to certain collections within the Kanopy service.
A one-year license is purchased upon the 4th view of a title for 30 seconds or longer, this license is $135. For a list of titles already licensed by Davidson, please see the Kanopy tab within the Video Research Guide. For mediated collections, faculty can request immediate purchase of required films for a course on the Kanopy platform.
(c.1930s to present) A streaming video collection of documentaries, interviews, and plays, ranging from productions of Shakespeare, contemporary revivals of classic works, experimental performances, and contemporary works.
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Requires Adobe Flash Player 9 or higher.
Davidson Library Catalog: Video Search
Start your search for videos here! The library catalog lists most of our DVD and streaming video titles.
You can also find videos that may be available through interlibrary loan; just change the drop-down menu to "Libraries Worldwide."