TheUCSB Library provides access to streaming videos, including educational and feature films, through its subscription services and databases.
Faculty may request Kanopy streaming licenses (1 year licenses) for up to 9 films per quarter for Course Reserves/out-of-classroom viewing for courses of any size. Requests must be submitted by Faculty/Instructors via the Library's Course Reserves System.
The AP Archive, the film and video archive of the Associated Press, has launched a YouTube channel featuring newsreel clips from the past and present, some clips may go back as far as the 1890s. Launched in June 2015, the channel is updated daily with content sourced from the AP’s global news network.
Date Coverage: 1890-present
Materials Indexed: Films; Video
Black Studies in Video is a collection featuring award-winning documentaries, newsreels, interviews and archival footage surveying the evolution of black culture in the United States. It currently contains over 200 videos, and is expected to grow to over 500 videos.
Date Coverage: 1969-present, 1776-present
Materials Indexed: Interviews; Video
Ethnographic Video Online, Volume I is a comprehensive online resource for the visual study of human culture and behavior and the largest, most affordable streaming video collection of its kind. The collection contains more than 500 hours of classic and contemporary documentaries produced by leading video producers in the discipline; previously unpublished footage from working anthropologists and ethnographers in the field; and select feature films.
TheInternet Archive, a 501(c)(3) non-profit, is building a digital library of Internet sites (the WayBack Machine), moving images, texts, audio files,software and other cultural artifacts in digital form. They provide free access to researchers, historians, scholars, and the general public.
Materials Indexed: Audio; Books; Images; Music Recordings; Video