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Films On Demand (FoD)

How to use Films on Demand, the library's streaming educational video collection


Films on Demand (opens in a new window) is an online database of high quality, educational videos. Features include:

  • a Web-based interface that's accessible 24/7 on- and off-campus
  • nearly 30,000 full-length videos from top notch producers such as PBS, BBC, Meridian, National Geographic and more
  • easy searching via keyword or browsing subject categories
  • viewable in the classroom or for presentations
  • share links through email or integrate into Moodle
  • combine segments from different videos to create a customized viewing experience
  • contents include high quality videos on business & economics, health & medicine, humanities & social sciences, and science & mathematics, as well as travel and fitness programming, home and how-to videos, indie films, and popular music performances. Includes Oscar, Emmy and Peabody award winning documentaries, interviews, instructional and vocational training videos, historical speeches and newsreels.


"Thank you" to the following libraries for permitting us to use content from their LibGuides:

  • Guilford College, Greensboro, NC
  • Monroe Community College, Rochester, NY