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Syracuse University Libraries

Film and Video Guide

A guide to identifying, locating, and viewing video collections.

Using Film and Video - Personal Use

Personal use and individual viewing for assignments:

Viewing DVDs, VHS, and other Physical Format Film and Video

  • External Blu Ray/DVD drives to plug into a laptop are available for 3 hour loan at Bird Library, Carnegie, and King + King Libraries.
  • The 4th floor viewing area in Bird Library has:
    • 1 Blu-ray player
    • 2 DVD players
    • 1 VHS player
  • Bird Library also has a mobile cart with a multi-region DVD player, Blu-ray player, and VCR available by request at the 1st floor desk at Bird Library.

Viewing streaming video:

  • Titles may be viewed on campus or off-campus via provided link or via database (requires authentication).