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READ Find Streaming Video

Here's how to find a streaming video using the WSU Krueger Library databases.

  1. From the library homepage, select the WSU Databases tab in the research portal.
  2. The WSU Library has subscriptions to the following online video collections: Films on Demand and the Academic Video Online (formerly VAST) collections. Links to both collections will be found in the Database by Title drop-down menu on the library's main page and on The Research Hub. These two subscription databases are linked below in this guide along with a few other free online resources for videos.
  3. Once you have selected a database, enter your search terms. Use the main words in your topic or search by video title.
  4. Click on the video title for more information and a description.
  5. For Faculty: If you plan on posting this video in D2L, you will need to make sure the link has the Library's proxy information. Review the Embed a Video page for more information.
  6. Please see the "Find a DVD/VHS" tab to search for DVDs or VHS tapes.

READ: How to Search for Videos - Step-by-Step

Here's how to find a video using the WSU Krueger Library catalog.

  1. From the library homepage, click on Advanced Catalog Search link in the OneSearch tab.
  2. Select the Library Catalog--Books & Media radio button above the search box.
  3. In the search box type in your Keywords.
  4. Next from the Material Type pull-down menu select Video/Film. This will limit your search to the video and media items in our collection.
  5. Find the location of a video. The location is noted below the title/authors.  the results list you can see
    • If the video is in the WSU Krueger Library MediCollection - 1st Floor, go to the "Get it" section and Request the item.
    • If the video is listed as as WSU Krueger Library Streaming Video Collection - Online, click on the video title. There will be a Full text availability link for online access to the streamed video.
  6. Cite, email, text, or export the information using the links at the top.
  7. For Faculty: If you plan to view a video in one of your classes, please fill out our video scheduling request form to ensure the video is available for the date you need it.