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American History in Video

People who witness notable historic moments, either in real time or on film, remember forever how they felt at the time. This collection of 8,000+ videos contains award-winning documentaries, featuring dramatic reenactments and engaging analysis from prominent scholars and experts that bring history alive.

Criminal Justice and Public Safety in Video

This collection of 700+ videos includes documentaries and interviews that provide personal field experiences as well as insight into the function and controversies of the justice system. Additional training videos demonstrate how to respond to potentially-dangerous situations. This collection also features titles by In the Line of Duty, BBC and A&E Television.

Education in Video

This collection of nearly 5,000 videos provides resources for both new and experienced teachers to increase their knowledge and skills and for education faculty to link abstract theories of education to real-world students and classrooms. Topics include teaching methods, leadership, professional development, behavior, curriculum, classroom management and much more.

Filmmakers Library Online

Over 1,900 award-winning documentaries with relevance across the curriculum—race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, literature, and more. This collection presents points of view and historical and current experiences from diverse cultures and traditions world-wide.

Health and Society in Video

This video collection defines and explores today’s latest medical progress in health and wellness issues and their impact on society – with hundreds of premium documentaries, profiles, reports, and interviews. Specialized areas of interest include public health, adolescent health, mental health, long-term health care, medical technology, diet and nutrition and many more.

World History in Video

A collection of critically acclaimed documentaries that explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late twentieth century. Global in scope, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania. Geographical and chronological coverage captures longer-term and multiple perspectives, so students can make connections across cultures and over time, incorporating people, places, events, and artifacts from around the world and across the centuries.