Subjects: Multidisciplinary Description: Includes performing arts, academic and news coverage from the History Channel, Biography Channel, HBO, BBC, PBS, and other channels. Also includes films supporting career education, technical education and the skilled trades. There are more than 330,000 segments from 45,000 titles. From Infobase. Resource Types: Demonstrations; Documentaries, Feature & Short Films; Speeches & Lectures; Performances
Films available in Films on Demand include limited public performance rights, which includes permission for classroom showings, as well as public screenings, as long as no admission is being charged.
Subjects: Multidisciplinary Description: More than 70,000 videos spanning a wide range of formats from 1898 to present. From ProQuest. Resource Types: Demonstrations; Documentaries, Feature & Short Films; Speeches & Lectures; Performances
Films available in Academic Video Online (AVON) include limited public performance rights, which includes permission for classroom showings, as well as public screenings, as long as no admission is being charged.
Note: Individual Kanopy videos must be requested for purchase by COCC Library. See Kanopy Changes for details. Subjects: Multidisciplinary; Film & Theater Arts Description: A streaming collection of documentaries, feature films, and other educational videos for students and instructors. Resource Types: Videos; Documentaries, Feature & Short Films; Speeches & Lectures; Performances
Many videos on Kanopy include limited public performance rights, which includes permission for classroom showings, as well as public screenings, as long as no admission is being charged. Eligible films are marked with a "PPR" icon and can be filtered by "PPR Available".
Subjects: Art Description: Over three million images from 62 collections includes imagery and clip art materials (infographics, signs and symbols, graphic concepts and vector illustrations), all rights-cleared for educational, non-commercial use. From Britannica Digital Learning. Resource Types: Images
Digital Public Library of AmericaDPLA connects resources--photographs, books, maps, news footage, oral histories, personal letters, museum objects, artwork, government documents, and so much more--from cultural institutions across the United States. All resources are free and immediately available in digital format.
Europeana CollectionsEuropeana works with thousands of European archives, libraries, and museums to share over 50 million digitized cultural items for enjoyment, education, and research.
Google Arts & CultureGoogle Arts & Culture is an online platform through which the public can access high-resolution images of artworks housed in the initiative's partner museums.
New York Public Library Digital CollectionA branch of the New York Public Library with an aim of offering a living database with new materials added every day, featuring prints, photographs, maps, manuscripts, streaming video, and more.
Smithsonian Open AccessDownload, share, and reuse millions of the Smithsonian’s images—right now, without asking. With new platforms and tools, you have easier access to more than 3 million 2D and 3D digital items from the Smithsonian's collections. This includes images and data from across 19 museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo.
Wikimedia CommonsA collection of more than 50 million freely usable media files to which anyone can contribute.
Subjects: Music; World History Description: 2.5 million selected recordings, wide range of standard and specialist repertoire, libretti, music notes, cover artwork, track lists, instrumentation and publisher information. Includes study guides, aural training, musicology, and a children’s section. Resource Types: Audio Recordings; Reviews & Recommendations; Full-Text Articles; Biographies