Library and Archives


Access streaming video, DVDs, images, audio and more in our media collections.

Video Collections

Streaming Video for Every Subject

Search for streaming video, DVD, and VHS using this search box, or try searching in one of the streaming video collections.

Film Platform
A large collection of documentaries of social, political and cultural importance by some of the world’s top international filmmakers.

Films on Demand
Educational videos licensed from many providers, including Davidson Films, California Newsreel, PBS, and more.

Some online media from the library can be found on MediaSpace. St. Kate's login required. (For items from all over campus, not just the library, use this link.)

Swank Digital Campus
Swank is a handpicked collection of feature films and documentaries. Enter Swank and click the Student button to view and stream available films. Faculty, to request a film be added to this collection, click the Instructor login and create an account to see the films you can choose. For more information on how to request, view this PDF.

Nursing Video Collection from Films on Demand
A collection of streaming nursing videos covering nursing skills; nursing foundations; patient care & interventions; and diseases, disorders, & disabilities.

Kanopy Streaming
An on-demand streaming video service for educational institutions that provides access to more than 26,000 films each year. This platform is mediated, so through the platform follow the steps to request an item.

Image Collections

Images, Illustrations, Animation, and More

Find images using some of these image collections.

A digital library of more than one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences.

Catalog of digital resources from open archive collections.

Audio Collections

Music from Around the World

Check out Smithsonian Global Sound for music around the world.

Smithsonian Global Sound
This streaming audio database is an archive of music from many of the world's cultures as preserved by Smithsonian Folkways and other record labels.

Suggest a Media Purchase

Suggest Media Purchases for Our Collection

Have recommendations for media we should have in the library? Contact your Subject Librarian.