Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions. Kanopy works directly with filmmakers and film distribution companies to offer award-winning collections including titles from PBS, BBC, Criterion Collection, Media Education Foundation and more. Chrome and Firefox are recommended browsers for viewing films from the Kanopy database. Faculty only may request individual films for teaching purposes.
Please note that, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Kanopy has made The Great Courses, as well as some 30+ individual films, available at no charge.
About Kanopy's collection and licensing:
SU Libraries pays for an annual subscription to provide SU with access to Kanopy's basic collection of films. Beyond the basic collection, additional films can be found using Kanopy's search tool; titles that are not in the basic collection can be requested for addition using Kanopy's built-in request form.
Swank provides access to licensed movies from major motion picture studios to non-theatrical markets such as schools, college and universities.Chrome and Firefox are recommended browsers for viewing films from the Swank database.
About Swank's collection and licensing:
SU Libraries pays an annual fee to license up to 35 films from Swank's Digital Campus collection.