Academic Video Online is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary video subscription that supports the entire range of curriculum, from anthropology to zoology. It includes a variety of video material available with curricular relevance: documentaries, interviews, feature films, performances, news programs and newsreels, and demonstrations. Patrons will find thousands of award-winning films, including Academy®, Emmy®, and Peabody® winners. Academic institutions will find frequently used films for classroom instruction, plus newly released films and previously unavailable archival material.
For more information about Academic Video Online, navigate to the Content Page.
Academic Video Online's primary home is on the Alexander Street Video Platform, video.alexanderstreet.com. Visit that LibGuide for more information about platform features, such as searching, playing videos, and making clips. You can also access Academic Video Online content via the Alexander Street Multimedia Platform, search.alexanderstreet.com. That LibGuide has more information about that platform's features.
This video is a quick overview of the platform and its search functionality. Duration: 2 minutes, 48 seconds
This session focuses on Counseling and Therapy in Video. It demonstrates how to search for content, use the searchable transcripts, and share videos. Duration: 5 minutes
This video demonstrates how to translate the platform menus as well as the transcripts and captions of any video, into other languages. Duration: 42 seconds
This video demonstrates the video player, linking options, citation tool, clip-maker, and searchable transcripts. Duration: 3 minutes, 21 seconds
In this session, you will learn how to find content by Indigenous Canadian creators, how to search transcripts to pinpoint specific sections of videos, and how to share that content with students or colleagues. Duration: 30 minutes
Would you like to see all of videos in a certain subject or by a certain provider or publisher?
This is a list of links that go directly to specific Channels or Subject Searches in Academic Video Online.
This document has links you can click on or copy and paste to go to a list of videos from selected publishers.
This Quick Guide shows you how to filter by publisher in Academic Video Online.
Use this step-by-step list to help you get started with Academic Video Online or to make sure you have all the pieces. You'll find A to Z list suggestions, MARC record instructions, remote connection configuration, contact information for training and support, and the information provided below on this page.
View lists of added and deleted videos by month and sign up to be notified when the page is updated
View highlights and editors' picks and sign up to be notified when the page is updated.
Includes sample press releases, prewritten social media posts, bookmarks, and more to help you promote Academic Video Online at your institution.
Click on our Unique Features page to learn more about audio described video, limited public performance rights, Build by Choice, and Media Hosting Service.
This course walks you through how to gather all of your institution's usage for Alexander Street's Academic Video Online (AVON).
Visit the Alexander Street Video Platform Guide for information about the Admin Portal.