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Film Studies Resources

An overview of the library's resources that support the Film Studies program

Media Center

The Media Center, on the ground floor of Beeghly Library, has equipment to record and edit video, as well as dramatic and documentary films on DVD for you to check out. 

For information on reserving and using equipment and space, contact the Media Center. 

See below for information on DVD holdings and streaming collections.


You can browse the DVD collection in the Media Center, on the ground floor of Beeghly Library. 

You can also find DVD holdings by searching CONSORT. 

Here is a small sampling of films and documentaries about filmmaking we hold:

Streaming Video

Kanopy offers streaming dramatic and documentary films, including collections from Criterion, PBS, and Kino Lorber. Access the database off-campus by signing into CONSORT with your name and OWU ID barcode number.

They have an excellent selection of documentaries on media and communications, and you can browse specifically by:

The National Screening Room is run by the Library of Congress. It makes available for download or streaming a number of classic films that are otherwise lost or unavailable.