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