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Find Videos (A step-by-step guide)

Find DVDs and streaming videos.

Find and Request Videos from Other Libraries

Find videos when the WSU Library doesn't have it:

  1. From the library homepage, select the link to databases, WorldCat, located under the main search box. WorldCat can also be accessed through our Databases tab A-Z list.
  2. Select Advanced Search.
  3. Type in your search terms and conduct your search:
    • If you are searching for a specific title, select Title or Title Phrase.
    • If you are searching for a specific title or director, screenwriter, or actor, type the exact title or name (last name first). Then select the correct search field (author or title) from the drop-down menu to the right.
  4. From the Limit Type to section, select Visual Materials for videos or streaming media.
  5. Click the Search button.
  6. Review your search results.
  • Once you've found a video that you'd like to view, click on the hyperlinked title.
  • Under the External Resources field click on the the Borrow button to check WSU's collection and if we do not have it then request the item from another library:

WorldCat Borrow InterLibrary Loan Button - 2024


  • Look for the Find It section (=WSU does not own item), Click on the Sign in link for Resource Sharing-InterLibrary Loan. Sign in with your StarID and password.
  • All of the necessary information will be filled in automatically. Check the fields for accuracy.
  • Scroll to the bottom of the page, Click I agree with terms AND then click Send Request. 
  • To check on your request use the My Account link on the library's home page to check your Requests.