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Access Video on Demand

Watch documentary, performance, how-to and educational videos on demand. Access Video lets you watch video on demand from any computer or tablet. You can stream videos in standard web browsers for Windows and Mac.

Access Video On Demand: Available Collections

Access Video On Demand features more than 13,000 videos and 207,000 video segments in eight comprehensive collections—available individually or bundled for value, coverage, and convenience. New videos are added every year.

Arts and Humanities
2,500 full-length videos /
32,200 video clips
  • Art and Architecture
  • Communication
  • Literature and Language Arts
  • Music and Dance
  • Philosophy and Religion
  • World Languages

Business and Economics
1,100 full-length videos /
12,600 video clips

  • Business Education
  • Business Technology
  • Economics
  • Ethics and Business Law
  • Finance, Accounting, and Taxation
  • Management
  • Marketing

Science, Mathematics, and Technology
2,600 full-length videos /
30,000 video clips

  • Biology
  • Computers and Technology
  • Earth Science
  • Environmental Science
  • Geography
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science

Social Sciences
6,200 full-length videos /
72,500 video clips

  • Anthropology
  • Area Studies
  • Crime and Law
  • History
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology

Careers and Trades
1,000 full-length videos /
8,600 video clips

  • Career Planning and Resources
  • Technical Education

Health and Wellness
1,700 full-length videos /
17,600 video clips

  • Diseases, Disorders and Disabilities
  • Health Care and Treatment
  • Health Careers
  • Human Anatomy and Physiology
  • Nutrition
  • Personal Health and Wellness
  • Public Health

Home and Family
1,500 full-length videos /
15,300 video clips

  • Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • Guidance and Counseling
  • Home How-To
  • Travel and Recreation

Archival Films and Newsreels
1,900 full-length videos /
3,700 video clips

  • Movies & TV Shows – Stream documentaries, independent films and network and cable content from channels including PBS, BBC, History Channel and A&E
  • Educational Videos – With content ranging from archival films and newsreels to video on science, engineering and technology, our collection has something for every curious mind
  • How-to & DIY – Want to find out about green home renovations, woodworking, painting, cooking, and more? Learn from a group of experts from all over the world.

Access Video on Demand