The Simmons Library provides access to thousands of streaming documentaries on a variety of platforms. On this page, you'll find links and brief descriptions for the major documentary collections as well as information about the streaming titles the library makes available through Films on Demand, New Day Digital, Media Education Foundation and other providers. For information on other sources of streaming documentaries, including both free and pay options, see the Finding Media guide.
To get you started, below is a glossary of some of the key terms that it might be helpful to understand:
If there's another term you don't understand, find confusing in this context or think might be helpful to others, please let us know and we'll add it to this glossary!
Source: Key terms adapted from the Webopedia.