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Library: Streaming Videos

The SJR State Library subscribes to 3 streaming video services: Kanopy, Films on Demand, and Swank. 


Kanopy is an award-winning video streaming service providing access to more than 30,000 independent and documentary films including titles of unique social and cultural value from The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Media Education Foundation, and thousands of independent filmmakers.

Kanopy lets you stream films on a computer, personal device, or TV at home. 

Films on Demand

Films on Demand provides over 6,000 videos appropriate for a disciplines of academic research.

Videos can be watched in their entirety, or as individual segments.

This guide provides information about the features of the Films on Demand database.

Note: You must be logged into MySJRstate.



Swank streams feature films. When you visit Swank, you will only be able to watch the titles that the SJR State Library has licensed.

Instructors who create an Instructor account may submit title requests.