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Streaming Video at the Library: What is Streaming Video?

Use this guide to learn more about the streaming videos in the Library's collection and how to use them, including terminology, technical requirements, platforms, packages and more.

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How to Use this Guide

Welcome to the Simmons Library guide to Streaming Video.  Use this guide to learn more about the streaming videos in the Library's collection and how to use them, including terminology, technical requirements, platforms, packages and more.

If you don't find what you are looking for or need help navigating this guide, don't hesitate to Ask a Librarian.

How does it work?

The articles linked below provide general explanations for how streaming works.  For information about how to use the streaming platforms available at the Library, use the tabs at the top of the page or the links in the table of contents  for help getting started!

What do we have?

The Library has thousands of streaming videos in its collection, including documentaries, feature films, and instructional videos.  Below are links to the main platforms that we currently have access to.  See the pages in this guide on streaming documentaries and streaming feature films for more!

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