Television, Movies, and Entertainment
Hulu Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
Contains free current and past content from NBC, FOX, ABC, and a number of other studios. Subscription is required for full access to the back catalog.

Crackle Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
Provides free access to current and past television and movies. Crackle specializes in movies, TV shows and original programming in guys’ favorite genres – like action, sci-fi, horror, crime and comedy.

Crunchyroll Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
A streaming video website focusing on anime from Japan and dramas from Asia. Videos are subtitled in English. A subscription is required for full, commercial free access.

DramaFever Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
A streaming website that provides access to Korean dramas, Japanese live action, and Chinese classics. Asian food, travel documentaries are also available. Videos are subtitled in English. A subscription is required for full, commercial free access.


Anthropology
Alan Lomax Archive (Association for Cultural Equity) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Materials related to the career of ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax. Includes streaming sound and video recordings, radio programs, photographs, interviews and lectures, and field recording session information. The Lomax Geo-Archive maps digitized field recordings and session information onto geographic locations.

Educational Films & Documentaries Restricted Resource Resource contains video
Full-length educational videos covering a wide variety of subjects. The collection currently includes videos from two distributors, Ambrose Video and Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

Ethnographic Video for Instruction and Analysis (EVIA) Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
A digital archive of ethnographic field video for use by scholars and instructors. In progress.

Europeana Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
A digital library of images, texts, audio, and video from Europe's museums, archives, and libraries.

Folkstreams: A National Preserve of Documentary Films about American Roots Cultures Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
A streaming collection of documentary films about American folk cultures. Some films are accompanied by transcriptions, essays, and other contextual material.
Art
Smarthistory Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images Resource contains video
"A free and open, not-for-profit, art history textbook." This site features countless videos of unscripted discussions between art historians about countless art objects." 
Music
Alan Lomax Archive (Association for Cultural Equity) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Materials related to the career of ethnomusicologist Alan Lomax. Includes streaming sound and video recordings, radio programs, photographs, interviews and lectures, and field recording session information. The Lomax Geo-Archive maps digitized field recordings and session information onto geographic locations.

Educational Films & Documentaries Restricted Resource Resource contains video
Full-length educational videos covering a wide variety of subjects. The collection currently includes videos from two distributors, Ambrose Video and Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

Ethnographic Video for Instruction and Analysis (EVIA) Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
A digital archive of ethnographic field video for use by scholars and instructors. In progress.

Hiphop Archive Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
Devoted to the study, preservation, creation, and representation of hiphop music. In addition to its research initiatives, collects all foms of related material culture, including recordings, videos, websites, publications, and original papers. Website includes introductions to hiphop scholarship, terminology, bibliographies, video from panels and discussions, and more.

Naxos Video Library Restricted Resource Resource contains video
A performing arts video library with operas, ballets, documentaries, live concerts, and musical tours of historic places.

Saint Donatian Mass Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
A recreation, performed by the Cappella Pratensis, of the October 14, 1487, liturgical service at which Obrecht's Saint Donatian Mass was first sung. The website, still in progress, includes audio and video, an annotated copy of the score, and background information.

Language
Crunchyroll Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
A streaming video website focusing on anime from Japan and dramas from Asia. Videos are subtitled in English. A subscription is required for full, commercial free access.

DramaFever Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
A streaming website that provides access to Korean dramas, Japanese live action, and Chinese classics. Asian food, travel documentaries are also available. Videos are subtitled in English. A subscription is required for full, commercial free access.

Foreign Language Video Instruction Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
A collection of  video clips in which native speakers elaborate on a wide variety of topics about their culture, family, daily life, and more. Each video clip is accompanied by a description, the country of the speaker, and additional grammar and vocabulary notes. Videos are available in QuickTime format. Produced by the ViewPoints Project of the Five Colleges of Ohio consortium.

Science
ARKive Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
Digital library of films, photographs, and audio recordings of the world's species.

iBioSeminars
Free online biology lectures and seminars.

Discoveries & Breakthroughs Inside Science Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
The American Institues of Physics' television news services. Covers all areas of science.

Science Online (via Facts on File) Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video
Indepth introductory articles in all scientific disciplines. Includes definitions, biographies, news articles, timelines, and experiments & activities.  Articles are selected from a diverse collection of Facts on File encyclopedias and other reference sources.


SpectroscopyNOW Unrestricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
All areas of spectroscopy are covered, with recent news, articles and links to related sources.
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Multidisciplinary
Educational Films & Documentaries Restricted Resource Resource contains video
Full-length educational videos covering a wide variety of subjects. The collection currently includes videos from two distributors, Ambrose Video and Films for the Humanities & Sciences.

Khan Academy Unrestricted Resource
Provides lessons and learning activities on everything from arithmetic to physics, finance, and history.

TED Talks Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
 Video recordings of presentations from conferences sponsored by TED. 

Vimeo Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
People connecting through video.

Ustream Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
Ustream is a live interactive broadcast platform. Anyone with an internet connection and a camera can start engaging with their family, friends or fans anytime, anywhere.  Notable Ustream broadcasts include major political events, concerts, conferences, movie premieres, talk shows, sporting events, interactive games, and personal milestones.

YouTube Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
Broadcast yourself...
Current News
C-SPAN Video Library Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
 A digital archive of C-SPAN video



Poliltics
CIAO (Columbia International Affairs Online) Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains video
Includes working papers, policy briefs, case studies, videos and course packs, as well as journal articles and books.  Sources range from NGOs and think tanks to university-based research institutes. Dates of Coverage: 1991-

C-SPAN Video Library Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
 A digital archive of C-SPAN video

Living Room Candidate Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
Museum of the Moving Image provides access to more than 300 commercials from every presidential election since 1952.



History
American History in Video Restricted Resource Resource contains video
Digital streaming videos including documentaries, newsreels, archival footage, and public affairs videos, with searchable video transcripts.

American Memory Project (Library of Congress) Unrestricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
American Memory is a gateway to the Library of Congress's vast resources of digitized American historical materials. Comprising more than 9 million items that document U.S. history and culture, American Memory is organized into more than 100 thematic collections based on their original format, their subject matter, or who first created, assembled, or donated them to the Library.

AP Archive Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
The film and video archive of the Associated Press. The collection includes over 1.3 million global news and entertainment stories dating back to 1895 sourced both from AP’s own coverage and from our premium content partners. Access is free, but registration is limited by invitation only.

Black Studies Center Restricted Resource Some full text available Resource contains images Resource contains video
Covers the Black experience from ancient Africa to the modern day from perspectives in history, literature, political science, sociology, philosophy, and religion. Also includes the full text backfile (1935 to 1975) of the influential black newspaper The Chicago Defender.

Europeana Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
A digital library of images, texts, audio, and video from Europe's museums, archives, and libraries.

Folkstreams: A National Preserve of Documentary Films about American Roots Cultures Unrestricted Resource Resource contains video
A streaming collection of documentary films about American folk cultures. Some films are accompanied by transcriptions, essays, and other contextual material.

Smarthistory Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images Resource contains video
"A free and open, not-for-profit, art history textbook." This site features countless videos of unscripted discussions between art historians about countless art objects."


Theater
Variety Stage: Vaudeville and Popular Entertainment, 1870-1920 Unrestricted Resource Resource contains images Resource contains video Resource contains audio
A collection of English and Yiddish playscripts, theatre programs, sound and visual recordings, and photographs illustrating the diverse forms of popular entertainment, especially vaudeville, that thrived from 1870-1920.
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