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Films on Demand

What is Films on Demand

Films on Demand is a streaming video platform that makes it easy to incorporate educational programs into your content management systems, online lesson plans and distance learning courseware. Films on Demand offers over 6,000 video titles covering a wide range of subjects including art, history, business and economics, health and medicine, and more. These films are fully searchable, available 24/7, and easily downloadable and viewed either in their entirety or by segment.

The MCC Library subscribes to the following collections for faculty, staff, and students:

  • Anthropology
  • Archival Films & Newsreels
  • Area Studies
  • Art & Architecture
  • Biology
  • Business & Economics
  • Careers & Job Search
  • Communication
  • Computers & Technology
  • Criminal Justice
  • Earth Science
  • Education
  • English & Language Arts
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Health & Medicine
  • History
  • Mathematics
  • Music & Dance
  • Philosophy & Religion
  • Physical Science
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • World Language

How to Access Films on Demand

Go to the MCC Library website.

On the left-hand menu click on Articles and Research Databases.

Choose Films on Demand from the list of vendors on the page.

If you are off-campus you will be prompted to enter your net-id and password prior to accessing the database.

Benefits of Using Films on Demand

  • You can view digital video in real time and have instant access to your video collection from any computer with a high-speed Internet connection.  
  • The Films On Demand interface allows you to take complete control of video content and students' viewing experience.
  • You can use Films On Demand to search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists for others to view.
  • You can also integrate videos directly into online card catalog systems and distance learning courseware
  • You have access to usage reports that provide you with valuable information about which videos are being watched and how often.

FAQs - http://digital.films.com/PortalFAQs.aspx