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Film and Media Collections

DVDs,VHS, links to streaming video resources Need help? Call the library at 516-463-5986

Film and Media Collection, Ground Floor, Axinn Library

The Film and Media collection consists of 10,000 DVDs/VHS tapes and access to approximately 100,000 streaming video titles.

Use the library's Discovery catalog to find videos.

Location: Ground floor of the Axinn Library. (Map)

Note: Hofstra Faculty must use the submission form to request additions to the collection .



In-house facilities include:

Personal viewing space:
Two carrels for individual viewing of material on multiple formats(e.g. DVD & VHS)
A Private screening room:
20 comfortable chairs in an enclosed room.  Digital video and film can be viewed here.

Contact and Circulation Information

Reserve videos, Schedule screening room, Request delivery, Request purchase of DVDs: 

Mark Thompsen, Senior Library Assistant  (516) 463-5986


Licensing, Streaming content, Public Performance Rights, Copyright questions, other concerns:

Sarah McCleskey, Head of Resource and Collection Services (516) 463-5076 or


Circulation:  Hofstra faculty may check out materials for one week. Hofstra students and other affiliated users may use materials in the Film and Media Library.


Request equipment distribution to classrooms:

Academic Media  (516) 463-5989

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