We support teaching and research with a collection of over 11,000 videos in DVD, VHS, and online formats. Our video collections cover a wide range of subject areas and are generally searchable in both Summon and QCAT, the library catalogue. Our DVD and VHS collections may be borrowed for loan periods ranging from 3 days to 2 weeks and faculty may request that DVDs be placed on reserve at library service desks or that links to online videos be added to e-reserve lists. Our online video collections have been purchased and licensed for use by Queen’s students, staff and faculty so will typically require logging in with your Queen’s NetID from off-campus.
For guidance and tips on how to locate and access titles on specific topics in our video collections see the Research by Subject page to find subject guides related to your topic.
In addition to thousands of DVDs and individually-purchased online video titles, we have licensed access to multiple large collections of streamed video. These video databases may focus on specific disciplines, such as Theatre in Video, or may cover content from multiple disciplines, as is the case with CBC’s curio.ca.
The following titles represent a selection of our largest multi-disciplinary collections:
To add DVDs to a Reserve Collection in one of our libraries or to add an online video link to an e-reserve please see our Course Reserves section.