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Online Movies & Streaming Video

Guide to the Libraries' licensed collections of streaming video and other sources. The collections provide access to thousands of educational videos, documentaries and feature films on a variety of subjects.

Streaming Options for Courses

Instructors: Any of the many thousands of streaming video titles in our licensed collections can easily be integrated into courses and shared with students. Search the catalog or the collection itself for titles. Play the video in class, or share the link in a WebCampus course or a syllabus.

If the video you want is not available online (and even if we own it on DVD), we can check into getting a streaming license for it.* To request a new streaming title or to order a DVD for course use, please contact

* Investigating and obtaining streaming licenses for individual titles may take at least several weeks; licenses are not always available for particular titles.

Swank Digital Campus

Swank Digital CampusSwank Digital Campus allows educational institutions to license popular feature films and documentaries for use in online courses for a semester or longer period if needed. To see what's available, search the Digital Campus catalog.

For more information on linking to streaming movies and media in your courses, see the Libraries' WebCampus Toolkit.

Swank Digital Campus isn't just for classes any more. We now subscribe to a database of 100+ feature films and documentaries that are available 24/7 to the entire UNLV community. For more information on this and other streaming video databases, see the Licensed Collections page.

Swank mobile accessYou can now stream Swank Digital Campus videos on your smartphone or tablet. Visit the Apple App Store or Google Play, download and install the Swank Media Player, then go to the UNLV Swank Digital Campus site to play your video.

Download the Swank Media Player from:


Chrome browser For best viewing of Swank films, we recommend using Chrome or Firefox.

In some cases, you may need to install or update the Google Widevine browser plugin before you can play your film. Follow the directions and prompts. Make sure to click 'Allow' (or 'Trust') to enable the plugin to seamlessly play the video in your browser.

Google Widevine Media Optimizer


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