Film & Video Collection

The Library Building is closed. Only streaming media is available until regular building access resumes. No physical digital or analog items are accessible. Individual streaming titles are in OneSearch. For more information, please see our Library Resources and Services Available During Fall guide, or contact the Library using our 24/7 Ask a Librarian service.

The Library's large film and video collection includes Hollywood features, foreign features, instructional programs and more. Media formats include: DVDs, videotapes, videodiscs, 16mm film and streaming.

Using the Collection

Most titles on physical media can be checked out by faculty, students and staff from Media & Classroom Support on the Ground floor. Media can be viewed in the Media Viewing / Group Study area on the 2nd floor or outside the Library. Additional film and video holdings can be found in the Bay Area Television Archives, housed in Special Collections and Archives on the 4th floor.

To find films in OneSearch, use Refine my results to select Audio Visual in the Format facet. 

Streaming Media

Note that not all streaming media available through the Library is viewable on mobile devices. 

Contact Information

For subject-specific collection questions, contact a Library Liaison.