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Screen Studies: Watch Films & Video

Where can I watch a DVD or VHS tape?

Each computer station in the Edmon Low Library is equipped with a DVD player.


Where can I find films and videos in the library?

DVDs (OSU Libraries Search)  Check out most DVDs from the Edmon Low Creative Studios on the 1st Floor of the Library. 
Streaming (OSU Libraries Search)  Filter on the left, or at the top of the page, or type additional words in the advanced search.


I need to watch a video for a my class. How do I find it?


Type the film title in the orange box on the library's homepage and click enter to search. Then on the left set two filters:

  • Availability = Full Text Online (streaming) or Available in the Library (DVDs)
  • Resource Type = Audio Visual.

For more information, see Reserves & Textbooks.


Just browsing? Also try:


Alexander Street Press  Streaming Sony Picture Classics, World Cinema, Filmakers Library, LGBT Studies & Black Studies, New World Cinema, Silent Film Online, and educational videos of all kinds.

Criterion Collection  Use the filters on the lower left to select Availability ("Held by library" or "available online") and Subject (e.g. Foreign Films)

Kanopy  Browse streaming video selected for courses.

Netflix Documentaries  Netflix original documentaries available for educational use (requires Netflix account).