Kanopy is a faculty-oriented streaming video service that features documentaries, training films and theatrical releases on a wide range of topics, including films from major producers such as PBS, BBC, and Criterion Collection. All videos are licensed for classroom use, and instructors can create custom playlists.
If you are having trouble accessing Kanopy from off-campus, try this:
1. From on campus go to https://calpoly.kanopystreaming.com/ and choose the "Sign up" button in the top right corner of the screen.
2. Register an account by either choosing Facebook or Google authentication or creating a password for Kanopy.
3. From off campus go to https://www.kanopystreaming.com/. Log in with the account you set up in step #2.
4. Either go directly to https://calpoly.kanopystreaming.com/ or click the "Watch now" button and choose "California State Polytechnic University - San Luis Obispo" from the list.
Docuseek2 is a streaming video service that features documentaries on a wide range of topics, including many independent productions and films from major publishers such as Bullfrog Films and Icarus Films. All videos are licensed for classroom use, and instructors can embed videos in course pages.
BBC Television Shakespeare is a series of British television adaptations of the plays of William Shakespeare, produced in the United Kingdom and originally aired between 1978 to 1985. All 37 productions are available here, using traditional interpretations of the plays set in either Shakespeare's time (1564 to 1616) or in the period of the events depicted (such as ancient Rome for Julius Caesar) and featuring many renowned Shakespearean actors. All videos are licensed for classroom and educational use.
Digital Democracy - Cal Poly Generated Tool for Tracking California Legislature
Digital Democracy is an online platform which features a searchable database of California state legislative committees hearings, allowing the user to search videos by keyword, topic, speaker or date. The site offers full transcripts for each video presentation. Users can use tools within the search, locate, view, clip, and share information on many social media platforms.
The video Archives records all three C-SPAN networks seven days a week, twenty-four hours a day, going back to 1987. Programs are extensively indexed making the database of C-SPAN programming a great chronological resource.