Streaming Video & Sound Databases
Kanopy Streaming Video
Kanopy Streaming Video provides access to more than 8,500 videos from major educational film distributors and covers diverse subject areas including early film, humanities, arts, media, and business. Kanopy does not support older versions of Internet Explorer.
Academic Video Online
Academic Video Online is a comprehensive video platform, delivering 68,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.
Counseling and Therapy in Video
Counseling and Therapy in Video is a multi-part online collection that addresses this need by providing more than 1,000 hours of training videos, reenactments, and footage of actual therapy sessions. These recorded counseling sessions, conducted by practitioners worldwide, provide an opportunity to view expert therapists at work and learn intricacies of behavior, tone, facial expression, and body language that define successful counseling experiences.
Dance in Video
Dance in Video contains dance productions and documentaries by influential performers and companies of the 20th century. Selections cover ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and improvisational dance, as well as forerunners of the forms and the pioneers of modern concert dance. Included are classic performances from top ballet companies; experimental works from up-and-coming dance troupes; documentaries by and about leading choreographers; videos on dance training; and other items covering a wide range of 20th century dance styles.
Engineering Case Studies Online
Engineering Case Studies Online offers hundreds of hours of video and thousands of pages of text resources to meet the growing needs of engineering programs worldwide. The collection provides in-depth coverage for engineering case studies and failures, from the Titanic to the Challenger space shuttle explosion, to help students and scholars understand each case's valuable takeaways.
JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments)
JoVE publishes scientific research in a video format to help researchers overcome poor reproducibility and the time and labor-intensive nature of learning new experimental techniques. Video articles are available in the areas of Biology, Neuroscience, Medicine, Bioengineering, Engineering, Immunology & Infection, Chemistry, Behavior, Environment, Cancer Research, Basic Biology Science Education, and Advanced Biology Science Education.
Met Opera on Demand: Student Access
Met Opera on Demand delivers access to more than 500 Met performances, including more than 70 past performances from the Met Live in HD series, as well as more than 350 classic full-length video and audio performances.
National Geographic Virtual Library
A complete archive of National Geographic magazine, every page of every issue, along with a cross-searchable collection of National Geographic books, maps, images and videos.
Naxos Music Library
Naxos Music Library is a comprehensive online collection of music offering over 500,000 tracks of Classical, World, Folk and Chinese music.
O'Reilly Online Learning Platform (formerly Safari)
Safari Learning Platform provides unlimited access to books, videos, and training from 200+ publishers in computer programming, tech, business, design, and other fields. Safari arms you with the knowledge and skills you need to meet today's challenges and those of the future. Learn through live online courses, complete videos of O'Reilly conferences, case studies, learning paths, interactive tutorials, and more-only on Safari, O'Reilly's comprehensive learning platform. **Users will need to enter their university email and no password on the new platform. They will then confirm their email and be routed to the WVU SSO login.
Opera in Video
Opera in Video is a collection of operatic performances covering the most commonly studied operas in music history, opera literature, and performance classes. The collection contains 500 hours of video comprising 288 operatic works.
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries
Smithsonian Global Sound for Libraries is a streaming audio collection of world music. It currently provides streaming access to over 42,000 tracks from the Smithsonian archives and world music archives in Asia and Africa, and is growing regularly as new recordings are added.
Swank Motion Pictures
Swank provides semester-long access to select Hollywood and independent movie studio films.
Theatre in Video
Theatre in Video contains more than 250 performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries, online in streaming video - more than 500 hours in all. This first release contains over 50 titles, representing hundreds of leading playwrights, actors and directors.
Veterinary Education in Video
Veterinary Education in Video gives faculty and students anytime, anywhere access to an encyclopedic resource on veterinary science and care. The collection explains more than 500 procedures and techniques across more than 600 titles, and covers clinical skills, explanations of conditions, and training on technology and animal handling. Because itÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s delivered in high-quality streaming video, the collection provides insight into animal reactions and other subtleties that are often lost in text-only approaches.