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Media Sources

Description

  • Media sources come in a variety of audio and visual formats. Some of these can be helpful for research - like podcasts, documentaries, and web clips.

What are some examples?

  • Audio - such as CDs, MP3s, podcasts, and material on streaming websites
  • Video - such as DVDs, MP4s, YouTube videos, and material on streaming services (like Films on Demand and Netflix)

How often are these sources published?

  • Continuously

Found in:

Films on Demand

Films on Demand logoFilms on Demand is an online library of streaming videos, covering a wide range of topics. CCSF Library's subscription includes the general academic and nursing collections. There are approximately 15,000 films.

You may want to create a personal user account with Infobase (the company that owns Films on Demand). Some benefits of creating an account are:

  • tagging and saving favorites for easy recall.
  • creating lists of films and segments that can be shared with other CCSF users.
  • more control over user settings (such as the playback rate and automatic startup of closed captioning)

To create an account:

  • Infobase 'Your Profile' button exampleclick "Your Profile" in the upper right corner of the screen in Films on Demand. Then,
  • click "New user? Sign up."

Note: This is a private account you make directly with Infobase, and as such, this may give them permission to track your behavior.

There are a few ways to find videos in Films on Demand.

Search by Keyword
  • In the Films on Demand search box, type your search terms.

Examples:

Browse by Subject
  • Click on the menu (insert menu image)
  • in the 'Subjects' column, click "View All >."
Sample video:

 

Video Clip Shot with play button

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