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Anthropology: UCSB Library: Films for Teaching

A guide for research in Anthropology, Archaeology, and related areas

Films for Teaching

In-Class Screening:

Films can be borrowed from the Library for in-class viewing,

Course Reserves:

Kanopy streaming licenses (1 year licenses) are available for individual films for Course Reserves/out-of-classroom viewing for courses of any size. Requests must be submitted by Faculty/Instructors via the Course Reserves systemThere is a limit of 9 films per instructor per quarter.

Films can be put on physical Course Reserves for students to borrow. There are media viewing stations in the Main Library and rooms in the Music Library for viewing VHS, DVD, and BluRay.

Film Purchases:

Faculty/Instructors, please contact your Subject Librarian or Course Reserves for assistance with film acquisitions for the Library collection.



Video Services Collection

For Faculty & Instructors:

Instructional Development also maintains a large video library in their Video Services department for classroom use, and to put on reserve for students in the Reserve Media Viewing Room in Kerr Hall.  For policy and use information, see their website:

Video Services Office
1126 Kerr Hall
phone: 805-893-3518

You can search the holdings of the ID Video Services Film & Video Collection online:

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