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John M. Flaxman Library SAIC School of the Art Institute of Chicago

Where to Find Resources (by type)

Where to Find Videos

The Library Search is a Great Starting Point for Videos!

Use the search box below to search almost everything the library has to offer, or visit the library homepage. The library has DVD and 16mm film  collections available, the Film, Video, New Media and Animation (FVNMA) Archive, and streaming video collections. Checkout the How to Find Videos [link to guide page] page in this guide for step-by-step directions!


Consider these preset search parameters for DVDs:
Finding DVDS: By Year (newest first)  |  Documentary Films  |  Feature Films
Finding Audiovisual Archive Materials: 16 mm Films [add search link]  |  Film, Video, New Media and Animation (FVNMA) Archive

Streaming Video Databases

You can locate streaming video in the Flaxman catalog, but there are other Databases in the library or free streaming sites you may consider searching.

Streaming Video Websites

Film & Cinema Archives, Distributors, Etc.