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Film and Media Collections

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

Finding videos online


Hofstra University Library licenses streaming video titles to support the curriculum of the University. The Library does not license film titles for individual use. An educational license for a film can cost anywhere from $135 to $1000. The Library budget prioritizes film licensing for titles that will be assigned and used by multiple viewers for a particular course.

Watch a DVD in the Film and Media Library

The Film and Media Library is located in the lower level of Memorial Hall and houses a collection of approximately 10,000 non-print items, primarily VHS and DVD videos. Holdings can be searched through the online catalog

Pay-Per-View and Subscription Services

Sometimes your only choice for obtaining streaming content may be a pay-per-view or subscription vendor. Search apps like to find content from multiple subscription or pay-per-view platforms.

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