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SOCY 429: Pandemic Surveillance

A library research guide to support SOCY 429: Pandemic Surveillance


image from the film Coded BiasThe multimedia collection at Queen's Library contains thousands of films and includes many relevant to surveillance studies. The collection also includes a growing number of online (streaming) videos and subscriptions to several online video collections. 

Search Omni for videos on your topic and/or search the online video collections, listed below, directly.

Online Video Collections at Queen's Library

Audio Cine
Provides access to hundreds of titles from some of the world's most renowned film studios.

Criterion on Demand
An online digital library of primarily feature film titles licensed for Canadian viewing.
Streaming access to the best in educational content from CBC and Radio-Canada. Documentaries from television and radio, news reports, archival material, stock shots and more — thousands of programs and resources can be accessed on this site. Includes English and French language content.

Films on Demand
Database of documentaries, educational videos and news footage. The Library subscribes to the Humanities & Social Sciences Collection. - The National Film Board's Online Screening Room
Access to documentaries, animation and alternative dramas in streaming video, as well as NFB playlists, upcoming films and other related resources.

For additional information on video collections available at Queen's Library, visit


Images provide a visual element that can strongly enhance coursework. However, finding images of a sufficient quality can be challenging. It is also important to ensure the image may be used without violating copyright. Please consult the Finding Images guide for more information.