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DVDs & Videocassettes
You can search for films in our Library Catalog or by using our Film Search web page.
Our DVD cases are filed alphabetically by titles on display shelves for browsing on the main level. (The discs are kept behind the circulation desk.) Retrieve the cases from the display shelves, and take them to the circulation desk to check out.
Videocassettes are not on display shelves, but they are all in the catalog. Just give the call number to the person at the circulation desk.
Thousands of streaming videos are available through library databases.
Films on Demand (Click on Dance in the right hand column)
Films on Demand (Click on Drama and the Theater in the right hand column)
Dance Online: Dance in Video, Volume I
Provides 500 hours of video content for studying modern dance, ballet, tap, jazz, contemporary, experimental, and more. May be used for on-campus showings by student groups and co-curricular programs for which no admission is charged. Coverage: contains primary sources.
Provides streaming access to documentary and feature films on diverse topics. May be used for on-campus showings by student groups and co-curricular programs for which no admission is charged. No guest access: Dickinson login required. If you are looking for a specific film, please first check Academic Video Online
and Films on Demand
. Those databases provide unlimited subscription access; use of the same film in Kanopy may result in additional charges for the library. Instructions
for using the Kanopy app.
More than 1,600 documentary films from distributors including Bullfrog, Icarus, Women Make Movies, and more. Coverage: Varies. Full text. Extended trial available through July 31, 2022.
Swank Streaming - Semester-Long Licenses
A collection of streaming films licensed by the college per semester for educational use. Coverage: Varies. Full text. Extended trial available through June 30, 2022.