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Films on Demand contains over 32,000 streaming films from across the disciplines, by producers including ABC News, BBC, HBO, and PBS. Viewers can use Films on Demand to search for specific video segments, organize videos into folders, and create personal playlists. Closed captioning is available for many films. 

AVON (Academic Video Online) contains over 65,000 scholarly videos in diverse subject areas, including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more. This database contains thousands of award-winning films, as well as archival material.

Films from both of these databases may be used for on-campus showings by student groups and co-curricular programs for which no admission is charged.

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