Videos Online

Links to the library's subscription video services. Ask a librarian for assistance at any point.

Films on Demand Video Database

Films on Demand offers more than 38,000 educational and documentary videos from the History Channel, BBC, Ken Burns, Modern Marvels, Royal Opera House, much more.

  • Advanced Search lets you search for specific subjects and closed-captioning.
  • Transcripts tab displays the video's script. 
  • This is a subscription database. If using from off-campus, log in with your SUNY Adirondack username and password when prompted.


To set up a playlist and other features, see:

AVON (Academic Video Online) Database

Academic Video Online is the most comprehensive video subscription available to libraries. It delivers almost 70,000 titles spanning the widest range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. 

  • For tutorials: scroll down on their home page to the Alexander Street In-Depth section: how to create a playlist, make a clip, search tips, more. 

AVON database

MedCom Nursing Video Database

This database offers nursing education videos online. Log in if prompted, from off-campus. Includes many human anatomy and physiology videos.