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Nonprofit Studies: Videos

A guide to library resources for non profit studies

Searching for Media

The Media Library has two primary types of videos:

  • Physical videos: DVDs, as well as older formats such as VCR, videodisc, and 16 mm film
  • Online videos:streaming videos that can be viewed online.

When searching for videos, you will find both in the UNT Library Catalog.

To search specifically for streaming videos in the UNT Libraries catalog, you may perform a basic keyword search using "online media" as a search term.  For example:


To search for DVDs or streaming videos in the UNT Libraries catalog, use the Advanced Keyword Search:

  • Any Field: the search term of your choice
  • Collection: select "Media Library"

For example:


Streaming Video Collections

If you want to browse streaming video titles, you can access the following online video collections and browse by discipline.

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 Video on Demand Content

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).

Screenshot of Videos On Demand page

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