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How to locate streaming and physical format educational videos and feature films via the Auraria Library and the Web.


Auraria Library gives you access to tens of thousands of videos in streaming, DVD, and VHS formats. Browse this guide to learn how to find the best videos through the Library and the Web to support your papers, presentations, and teaching.

Checking Out Videos

  • View the Library's Streaming videos 24/7 anywhere you have Internet access.
  • Check DVD and VHS location through the Library's search box. Some are housed at the Ask Us Desk and some on the first floor.
  • Faculty members can check-out all videos. Please use the Video Bookings form to book videos for classroom use.
  • Students can check out lower demand  DVD and VHS videos and watch others in the library.  

Find Videos via Start My Research

To limit your search to videos only, choose Media Only under the search box.

Start my Research choose media only

Type in a title or keywords that describe the video's subject, such as:

Civil War | sustainable food | genetic fingerprinting | hip hop | Jane Austen


The records you retrieve represent videos in streaming, DVD, or VHS format.

Sample record:

Sample streaming video record

The "online" icon means the video is in streaming format and you can click on the title to get instant access.


Videos in DVD or VHS format show a picture of the video's cover or the video camera icon.DVD or VHS item record

Find Videos Using Skyline, the Library's "Classic" Catalog

Skyline material type video: streaming

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