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Film and Media Collections

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Swank Digital Campus

Hofstra has licensed 40 feature films from Swank Digital Campus. These titles were selected by faculty who frequently use film to teach, or for their high usage statistics in DVD format. In order to play a movie, click on the poster for the movie you want to watch and then press the Play button. These titles are also accessible via the online catalog.

Swank Digital Campus films play in Chrome and Safari, as well as on Apple iOS or Android devices. If you need assistance in using Swank content, use the wiki page with specifications and instructions.

To play content on your mobile device, download the video player by searching for "Swank Media Player" in the Apple App Store or Google Play Store. An Android app is required on Android, and an Apple iOS app is required on iOS.  Instructions may be found at


Sharing Swank Digital Campus Content

Another way to get the Swank URL is to locate that title in the online catalog and copy the link location in the catalog record. Right click on the link to the video, copy, and paste.


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