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A Student Guide to Streaming Video: Home

There's a simple way to search all of the Pfau Library's streaming videos at once using OneSearch.


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     This is the only way you can search all of our streaming video databases at once.


1.  Search by title or keyword in OneSearch set to Books & Media (CSUSB).

2.  To see only streaming videos in your search results, under Refine my results on the left, choose both Available Online and Video, then click Apply Filters.

                Availability - Available Online; Resource Type - Video.


Only Faculty Members Can Request Kanopy Videos

You may see Kanopy videos in your list of results.  A Kanopy video is only available to students after a faculty member has requested it for a class assignment.  One-year licenses to Kanopy videos are expensive--$150 each.

Here's how to find out if a Kanopy video is currently licensed and available:

1.  In the list of results, click on either the title of a video or on the Available online link.

Title of a video (The Immigration Paradox) and the available online link.

2.  On the next screen, you can easily see whether or not the video is currently licensed.

Currently licensed.

Available online at: Kanopy Streaming Video: CSUSB Licensed Titles

Not currently licensed.

Available online at: Kanopy Streaming Video Requires a faculty request. Sorry, no student requests.

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