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Current trial: Streaming Services
We are seeking feedback on several interdisciplinary streaming video packages. Please visit https://libguides.mit.edu/trials to see what alternatives are available and to give us your feedback.
The following streaming video services are presently available to the MIT community:
Academic Video Online (AVON)
Streaming video service with documentary, instructional, and feature films from producers such as BBC, Documentary Educational Resources (DER), Icarus, PBS, and Sony Pictures Classics.
Art and Architecture in Video
More than 400 documentaries and interviews illustrating the history, theory, and practice of art, design, and architecture; includes real-time transcript highlighting, tools to make clips, embed links, etc.
Digital Theatre Plus
Streaming films of current leading British theater productions. Also includes cast and director interviews.
Filmakers Library Online
Streaming video of documentaries from a range of disciplines, and including the arts and literature.
Streaming video service with documentary and feature films from producers such as Criterion, Documentary Educational Resources, New Day Films, Media Education, California Newsreel, PBS and others.
LGBT Studies in Video
A cinematic survey of the lives of lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender people as well as the cultural and political evolution of the LGBT community.
Literature Online (LION)
Scroll down to ‘Audio and video collections’ to access streaming video and audio of poets reading their work as well as audio recordings of Shakespeare performances.
Contains more than 150 interviews with architects, project walk-throughs, and other original video about architectural design. This resource offers closed captioning.
Streaming video of contemporary theatre, dance, and performance art. 2009 - present.
Theatre in Video
Hundreds of performances in many different genres.
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