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Fun Stuff at the Library: Fiction and Beyond: Film

Tips, techniques & links to help you find answers for your research papers & projects


Other Online Resources...

The Internet Archive, Blinkx, Hulu, Crackle, Popcorn Flix, and YouTube all have free video footage for your enjoyment.

Through the library...

You can browse DVDs at the south side of the Reference stacks on the first floor of Ellis, or you can search for a specific film from the catalog.

Or, you can look at a list of mainstream films found in Ellis Library.

Any of the computers in Ellis are capable of viewing DVDs, and the Recorded Sound Collection in 4 EAST  in Ellis has playback equipment for DVDs or VHS.

Naxos Video Library provides online video of classical music, ballet, opera, live performances, and documentaries.

*Most DVD's can be checked out for one week.

**Important: Films located in the Law Library can only be checked out by Law students.

On campus and nearby...

The Columbia Public Library has an extensive DVD collection of movies and TV shows. Go to their website to browse and to get a library card

The Academic Support Center has over 5,000 films and 9,000 programs for short term check out.

Students can rent movies for $1.50 the first day and $.99 each day after from the DVDNow kiosk located on the west end of the Student Center.