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Streaming Videos

This guide will show you how to search for streaming videos and how to access them, and use them in your online class.

Showing Videos in Online Classes

To find copyright information on showing videos in online classes, visit our Copyright Guide.

Due to TEACH Act restrictions, it's rarely acceptable to show an entire video in class:

The TEACH Act amendment to the Copyright Actcodified at § 110(2)permits the performance of a reasonable and limited portion of films in an online classroom.


Using Video Clips 

  • Many of our streaming video resources permit you to make clips for your class without infringing on a film's copyright.
  • You will find instructions on how to create clips on each site.


Showing the Entire Video

If you believe it  is necessary to show the entire work, please follow these steps: