IMPORTANT! Request streaming at least one month in advance to ensure availability when needed. Obtaining streaming licenses or retrieving checked out DVD's can take some time.
It may be possible to provide streaming video of films that are an integral part of the course curriculum. Films must be available from our established vendors such as Swank or Kanopy or unavailable in the commercial marketplace, such as Netflix, Amazon, etc.
Click on Course Materials @ Penn Libraries on your Canvas page
Open your course and choose Add Reserve Item
Select the VIDEO icon
Enter your information and check the "Please stream if possible" box
You will receive a copyright compliance form that must be completed in order to proceed with the process. This form must be completed for each semester the film is used as an integral part of the curriculum.
Don't forget to fill in the "Needed By" field! This is especially important for streaming requests due to the time needed to research the request.
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