Answered By: Milner Reference Librarian
Last Updated: Aug 07, 2017     Views: 11

Milner Library subscribes to a number of streaming video websites that are accessible Illinois State University faculty, staff and students.  There are multiple ways to access streaming videos.

Course Reserves: 

To find a particular streaming video for class:

  • Search for your class in Course Reserves to see if your video is listed under your class's reserves. 
  • If the video is listed for your class, click the title of the video.  On the video information page, click the link to online access for your streaming video. 
  • If the video is not listed in course reserves, search for the title of the video in the Milner Catalog.

Milner Catalog: 

  • Go to Milner Library Catalog advanced search.
  • Enter video title in search box at top of the screen.
  • In Formats and Media section, click box above Movie, then click  to view search results.
  • Click video title for more information.  Look for Location & Availability tab, locate Online Access option, and click link next to it to view video.


  • To browse streaming videos, navigate to Lists of Databases page.
  • Click By Type tab, then click Video (streaming) link to view streaming video databases.
  • Click title of database to browse videos in that database.

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