An Introduction to Kanopy: Online Streaming Film Database

January 19th 2016 @ 1:00pm
Hazelbaker Hall (E159)
Herman B Wells Library
1320 E 10th St
Bloomington, IN 47405

This hour-long workshop, presented by Monique Threatt and Shannon Spurlock, will introduce you to the content available through the streaming film/video resource Kanopy ( IUB Libraries' subscription to Kanopy includes over 26,000 award-winning documentaries, feature and training films on every topic imaginable, such as Media Studies, Foreign Language, LBGTQ Studies, Psychology, Politics, Environmental, Literature, etc. The collection offers films from Criterion CollectionPBSMedia Education Foundation,First Run FeaturesNew Day FilmsCalifornia Newsreel and many independent filmmakers. Features include clip and playlist creation, embed tools, watch lists, and more.

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  • Building Access Use ground level, north entrance of the Wells Library. This entrance has electronic doors. Entrance electronic doors are also available at M&RS, and at ground level bathrooms. Building Access
  • Media Showing RoomInstructors can make arrangements to show a film to large groups. Instructors can reserve either E174, 043, or 044B in the Wells Library. To schedule Room 044B, contact the Black Film Center/Archive at 812-855-6041. Media Showing Room
  • Reserve ServicesLibrary-owned and personal copy media items can be placed on reserve. One media item may be checked out and viewed in-house. Loan length for print reserves varies. Reserve Services
  • TechnologyA VHS-to-DVD converter machine is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Technology
  • Quiet Study SpaceAn open area is reserved for quiet study only. Quiet Study Space
  • ATMATM is located outside the cafe in the basement of the library. ATM
  • PrintingBlack & white page prints with print release station. Color printing is available on first floor of the Wells Library. Printing

Contact Info

Wells Library E046
Bloomington, IN 47405
(812) 855-1650
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(812) 855-1650

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