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Academic Video Online (AVON): Support for Faculty and Librarians

Overview of the database with links to guides and tutorials

Support for Faculty and Librarians

Support for Faculty and Librarians

Alexander street provides Website Resources and Video Webexes to help empower library staff and faculty. 

Website Resources

Website Resources: 

Alexander Street Resource Center


Admin Portal Link


  • Admin Portal  Collections can be managed on a title basis.  Also access to usage statistics, MARC records and user engagement metrics.


Video Demos and Additional Support

Video Overviews and Additional Support:

Join us for an overview of the Academic Video collection by registering online.


An Overview of AVON


  • AVON Overview with focus on main content areas and platform functionality.

Why use visuals

  • Why Use Visuals  importance of incorporating visual resources into presentations and research.
Education Videos: 10 ways to use them well


Live Webex Demo

We also offer live demo sessions over the interface and available functionalities for library staff and interested faculty groups.  If you would like to set up an interactive session to cover refining searches, an overview of the video player, and creating clips and shareable playlists, then please contact the appropriate librarian at your institution to set up a group session or contact the Alexander Support team at to schedule a walk-through session. 

We also have live and recorded sessions posted below.

Beta Testing

Beta Testing

Alexander Street is always looking towards the future including updates and improvements for our platform.  If you have suggestions for improvement or would like to be added to our testing group, please email our team