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Viewing Stations & Group Viewing Rooms

The Library's Media Desk (Geisel 1st Floor West) provides 10 playback stations for audiovisual materials from its collections (including reserve items). Format support includes DVD, Blu-ray, and VHS.

Group Viewing Rooms are also available for groups up to 30 people. Request a reservation at the Media Desk or by phone at (858) 534-8074.

Screening of 16mm films must be arranged in advance by submitting the 16mm Film Viewing Request Form.

Streaming Resources (UCSD only)

The Library's major subscription-based video streaming resources.

Need Physical Copies of Media?

Use the Film and Video Scope in Roger to simplify discovery.  Select from the index menu:

Keyword - mix name(s) or title word(s) together (e.g. "Hitchcock and birds")

Hint: If you are successful in finding a title with a keyword search, use the item's heading links in the catalog record to find related items.

Title - omit initial articles.

Author -  last name first (directors, lead actors)

Form & Genre - If you want a list of feature films from a particular country, search those terms together (e.g. "feature films japan")

Other examples of Form & Genre searches: "documentary films"; "western films"; "zombie films"