There are many multimedia resources (books with CDs, VHS, DVDs and streaming videos) that are accessible in the library.
Search QCAT for topical material in multimedia formats in one of two ways:
Keyword Boolean - e.g.
burtynsky and video? (? retrieves videocassette, videodisc, videorecording, etc. )
Keyword or Keyword Boolean search - e.g.
burtynsky - then Limit your Search to Videos/DVDs/Streaming Video
Access from off-campus to streaming resources provided for the Queen's community requires use of the web proxy.
Search for these streaming resource titles under the "Databases" tab on the library home page:
Criterion on-Demand: Over 2900 films ranging from classic film, documentaries, international film, North American feature films, cult classics, and more for streaming or downloading. Requires use of the Microsoft Silverlight plug-in on both PC and Mac.
Curio.ca: educational content from CBC and Radio-Canada television and radio, including documentaries, news reports, archival material, stock shots and more.
Films on Demand: Documentaries, educational videos and news footage. Requires latest version of Adobe Flash Player.
NFB.ca: National Film Board Videos Online: Over 1000 NFB films are free to all Canadians, but Queen's Library community also has an additional account giving access to 3,000 films for classrooms.