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Streaming Videos

Miami Dade College libraries have thousands of streaming videos that can be downloaded on any computer with Internet access 24/7. Search for educational titles from dozens of subject areas from Films Media Group, Swank Motion Pictures and Kanopy Streaming Service. To download evideos from FMG, Swank or Kanopy, you will need your student ID# as the borrower ID, and the last 4-digits of your student ID# as your pin/password.

We also have a partnership with NBC Learn. The educational arm of NBC News, is dedicated to making these historic stories, images and primary source documents available on-demand to teachers, students, and parents. NBC Learn has already digitized more than 12,000 stories from the NBC News archives — one of the largest news archives in the world, dating back to the 1920s. In addition, collections are updated with current events every day, Monday through Friday, with stories from such celebrated programs as NBC Nightly News, the TODAY show, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, as well as the networks of MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo. To access this vast digital library, you only need your MDC account.

Subject Guide

Searching for Films

Search LINCCWeb to find dvds or streaming videos.  Limit your search by Material Type, to Audio/Visual Material.

  • Academic subject DVDS can be checked out for one week. 
  • Academic videos follow the LC classification number, and are shelved together with the books.
  • Feature films have a POPAV prefix and are usually shelved in a separate section in your Campus Library.
  • Electronic (streaming) videos can be streamed online.
  • To view electronic videos you need to sign in with your borrower ID# (student number) and Pin/password is the last 4 digits of your student number.