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Films on Demand

​                                                                             ​​​by Leah Freidenrich​​

Films on Demand (FOD), the Library's new video streaming database, is now available. Search across 21,326 titles and 244,750 video segments to find relevant films for your classroom. 

Film collections include Biology, Philosophy & Religion, History Psychology and more.  Features on the home page include: "Most Popular" and "Recently Added" in addition to "Featured Producers" ​such as ABC, the BBC, American Experience and more.

FOD is accessible from the "Databases" tab on the Library homepage. No username or password is required to use the database on campus. You will be prompted to login with your WebAdvisor ID and password if accessing the database remotely.  To use the advanced features of the database, you will need to create an account. The "Create Account" feature is located in the upper right corner  of the Films on Demand main page.  This allows you to customize and save segments from the longer versions available.  Segments can be embedded in PowerPoint or Canvas presentations.

 

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Las Meninas (1665) by Diego Velázquez: Smart Secrets of Great Paintings (26:19)​​

Titles now appearing in the "Recently Added" section include: "Discovering Salvador Dali," "Whitehouse PR Strategy: Reality Show President," "The Weathermen: international terrorism since 1945" "The Nile River," and many more!  Check out this valuable instructional resource today! 

If you have questions, call the Information Desk in the Library at 714-628-5005.

In Dec 2015 Films on Demand will undergo a platform upgrade which will increase functionality, add new content daily, improve video quality and include a powerful new search engine. Watch for these improved features!