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Films on Demand QuickStart: Films on Demand

What is Films on Demand?

Films on Demand is an online library of streaming videos, covering a wide range of topics.

CCSF's subscription includes the general academic and nursing collections.  There are approximately 15,000 films.

You can access Films on Demand from the library website's Articles and Databases page.

Links to individual film titles and segments can be shared with your students via Canvas, email or your personal website.  Off-campus users will be prompted to login (see getting started video to the right).

You can also created customized lists of films, and organize favorites into folders.

Questions? Contact the library.



Getting Started with Films on Demand

Creating FOD Accounts

First things first--you don't need to create an account to use Films on Demand (FOD).  You'll be prompted to log in using your RAM ID when accessing CCSF Library's FOD collection from off-campus. Once logged in, you'll have the option of creating a personal user account.  What are the benefits of doing this?

  • Allows you tag and save favorites for easy recall
  • Lets you curate your own lists of films and segments, that can be shared with your students
  • Gives you control of user settings including playback rate and automatic startup of close captioning

To create an account, click on My Films in upper right corner, and select Create Account from the dropdown menu. 

Films on Demand Resources

Library & Learning Resources, City College of San Francisco
50 Frida Kahlo Way, San Francisco, CA 94112 (415) 452-5541