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Help with understanding the video streaming options at the Henry Whittemore Library


In the Spring 2019 semester the Henry Whittemore Library will be offering two video streaming options, Academic Video Online and Kanopy. Patrons can watch any video on the Academic Video Online platform. Access to Kanopy is more limited, see the details below. Contact Hedda Monaghan at with any questions about either resource.

Films on Demand

The Henry Whittemore Library will be trialing two different collections from Films on Demand for the next several weeks. If you use streaming content in your classroom, please take the time to review the collections you find interesting.

Humanities and Social Sciences Collection:

Feature Films for Education Collection:

For information on how to access these collections or to submit your feedback, please contact Hedda Monaghan at


What is Kanopy?

Kanopy has been billed as "Netflix" for academic libraries.

How do I access Kanopy?

In the Spring 2019 semester, access to Kanopy will be by request. If a video is required for a class, faculty may request it using the request form in Kanopy, or by emailing Hedda Monaghan at To search Kanopy, use the link below. Once a video request is processed the video will be accessible to the entire campus community.

Finding Films Elsewhere

Whittemore Library is a member of MLN, the Minuteman Library Network.  You can search for books, films, and other multimedia materials in Whittemore Library only or you may search the whole network.  With a Minuteman library card, you are able to request materials from any Minuteman library and may have them sent to Whittemore or any other member library for your convenience.

Emerging Technologies and Digital Services Librarian

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Hedda Monaghan
Henry Whittemore Library
(508) 626-4664