Answered By: Carolyn F. Norman
Last Updated: Aug 01, 2018     Views: 180

You can search for videos by title, keyword, or creator name using the Library's SmartSearch bar.

To limit your search to videos, select the Videos option below the bar before clicking the Search button. 

Screenshot of the SmartSearch bar, with the "Videos" option highlighted.

Your results list will include both streaming videos and DVDs or cassettes located at the Library.

Streaming Videos

Streaming videos can be accessed anytime by both students and faculty. Just click the Online Access link below the title. You may be asked to log in

A screenshot of a video record in SmartSearch, with the "Online Access" link highlighted.

For additional information on streaming videos, please consult our Streaming Video Guide. If you need help accessing or finding a video, please contact or (858) 541-7900.

Videos in other formats (cassette, DVD, CD)

Videos in physical formats can be previewed by students only in San Diego. Faculty at all locations can reserve them through our video booking service. Please be aware that:

  1. Media can be reserved as far ahead as two months and no less than 3 weekdays in advance. For more information, see the Video Circulation Policy.
  2. Requests should be made using our online Video Booking Request Form

For additional information on searching or reserving videos, please contact or (858) 541-7900.