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Streaming Video

This guide provides resources for finding and using streaming video material, from both the University Library and around the web.

Librarian

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Lindsay Hansen Brown
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818-677-7147

Streaming video at BHPL

Finding videos

Use OneSearch to find streaming videos (or DVDs/Blu Rays). You can search by title, director, actor, etc. For example, to find Ben Affleck's streaming titles available at CSUN, search his name, limit to Video, and then Available Online at CSUN:

Using Kanopy through your public library

You can get a card for checking out items, or you can get an e-card, which allows you to stream films, borrow e-books, and listen to music. If you live in the County of Los Angeles, you may get an LAPL e-card. During normal operating procedures, anyone in the state of CA may get an LAPL card. You can have multiple accounts/memberships with Kanopy, such as LAPL plus CSUN or LA County Library plus CSUN. Please see this guide for more info.

Sample Kanopy screenshot (The Bicycle Thief)

More than 30,000 films are available to stream on Kanopy through Los Angeles Public Library.

Live within LA County but outside the City of Los Angeles? Sign up for an LA County Library card.

If you live in Ventura, Orange, or LA County, you can sign up for a Beverly Hills Public Library card. 

The City of Orange Public Library offers e-cards to California residents.

Newport Beach Public Library also offers e-cards to California residents.

Berkeley Public Library offers e-cards to California residents.

Riverside County Library System has Kanopy and is available for all California residents.

Fresno County Library offers Kanopy to its residents, with instant e-cards.

San Joaquin Valley Library System (7 counties including Madera, Stanislaus, and Merced) offers Kanopy plus instant e-cards.

Sonoma County Library offers e-cards for residents of the County.

Streaming Video Collections at CSUN

Free streaming trials (NOT AFFILIATED WITH CSUN)

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