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Anthropology: Videos

Online Media Guide

Check out the Online Media Guide for more information about the UNT Libraries streaming video collections.

Online Video Collections

Browse or search within the following collections. The films in these collections are also searchable in the Library catalog. To search the library catalog for streaming films by keyword, construct a search with your keywords + the phrase "and online media" --

"culture and united states and online media"

Some suggested search terms:

  • anthropology    
  • ethnography    
  • social life and customs   
  • culture   
  • families

Bibliography of Selected Videos

The list below is a selected bibliography of DVDs and VODs (Videos on Demand) from the UNT Libraries. The document contains links that take you directly to the UNT Library Catalog where you can read more about a video's content.

DVDs and streaming videos in the UNT Libraries collection

The UNT Libraries provide DVD and streaming videos for the UNT community.

  1. DVDs - use the box on the left to search for DVDs in the UNT Library Catalog
  2. Videos on Demand (VOD) - these are streaming videos that you can watch online. Browse or search the entire Video on Demand Collection.
  3. The Ethnographic Video Online collection contans a wide range of streaming videos in the areas of politics, economics, history, psychology, environmental studies, religion, area studies, linguistics, and geography.  It currently contains more than 1,100 videos totally roughly 744 hours.  When the collection is finished it will contain over 1,800 documentaries. 
  4. The Docuseek2 collection contains streaming documentary films on a wide range of social science and humanities topics. These films can be easily embedded into Blackboard:

Faculty: Book a DVD

Once you have identified a DVD you want in the UNT Library Catalog, look for the box below the title and book the DVD in advance for your class to watch.

book dvd

Enter your EUID and password to make the booking.


Faculty: Link to VOD films

Faculty often want to connect their student to films from the Video On Demand collection.

  1. Located the desired VOD materials in the UNT Libraries' Video on Demand Collection.
  2. Copy the URL from the "Film Link" section and paste it into the desired tool (email, Blackboard, etc).

Video on Demand

Anthropology films

Additional Links