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Click Here to Get Started Using Academic Video Online (AVON) - This will allow you to access all the links in this guide with a single sign in!

This Guide provides unlimited remote access to more than 63,000* (and growing) videos all cross-searchable from a single platform.

The database includes scholarly video material of virtually every video type: documentaries, interviews, performances, news programs and newsreels, field recordings, commercials, demonstrations, original and raw footage including tens of thousands of exclusive tiles. There are thousands of award-winning films,  Academy,® Emmy,® and Peabody® winners along with the most frequently used films for classroom instruction, plus newly released films and previously unavailable archival material.  

The  embedable video player with keyword-searchable transcripts allows users to browse and refine with intuitive facets and then create and share custom clips and playlists.

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Overfed Undernourished Cover

Overfed Undernourished

About Face: Supermodels then and Now

The Famer and the Chef

Dance of Outlaws Cover

Dance of Outlaws

Taming the Quantum World Cover

Taming the Quantum World

Booker's Palce: A Mississippi Story Cover

Booker's Palce: A Mississippi Story

Contact Cover


Carbon For Water Cover

Carbon For Water

Deportation of Innocence

Deportation of Innocence

Sometimes I Dream I Am Flying

Hate Crimes in the Heartland

Finding Vivian Maier

Citizen Jane

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo Cover

The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo

Ghosts of Amistad

Mission to Lars Cover

Mission to Lars

Troublesome Creek Cover

Troublesome Creek

Call me Kuchu

Losing Sight of Shore

Losing Sight of Shore

Antartica Cover


Off the Rails Cover

Off the Rails

My Millenial Life

My Millenial Life

The Green Prince Cover

The Green Prince