The Mudd Library has a large collection of documentaries, popular films, theatrical productions, and more, as well as access to a wide range of streaming videos.
Search Databases for Video Recordings
The Mudd Library subscribes to the following databases. They can be accessed either on campus, or with a current student, faculty, or staff login.
VAST: Academic Video Online: This expansive database of videos includes dance, history, education, literature, theater, and more. Searchable transcripts are provided for all videos.
Encyclopedia Britannica Online: "Full-length videos providing in-depth coverage" in the sciences, arts and humanities.
Met Opera on Demand: Access to more than 450 full-length productions from the Metropolitan Opera House.
These video collections are available online without a subscription.
Moving Image Archive: A library of free movies, films, and videos. This library contains thousands of digital movies uploaded by Archive users which range from classic full-length films, to daily alternative news broadcasts, to cartoons and concerts. Many of these videos are available for free download.
HotDocs. A library of Canada’s rich documentary filmmaking heritage.
C-SPAN Archives: Records, indexes, and archives of all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses.
Free for All Streaming Video Guide: This extensive guide, created by librarians at the University of Washington libraries, contains a long list of excellent free video databases- from historical to popular.