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Streaming Video at Brock University Library


Kanopy is a streaming video platform with critically acclaimed movies, documentaries, independent and foreign films, and educational "how to" videos. 

Brock University Library accesses streaming video content in Kanopy via mediated access. With mediated access, the Library licenses Kanopy films by request for instruction and focused research.

Mediated access allows the Library to sustain our budget while providing access to streaming video content for faculty, staff and students.


What content is currently available to view in Kanopy? 

View the list of currently leased films and their license expiry dates in the Current Kanopy Licenses tab on the left side of this screen.


How do I request a film that is not currently available to view in Kanopy? 

Vidoes on the Kanopy platform that have the option to "Request Access" are not currently leased, but can be requested.

Brock faculty, students and staff can submit a request via the film's page in Kanopy or via the recommend a purchase form.

Information for Instructors

If you plan to use Kanopy films for course instruction in an upcoming semester, please search for the film in Omni or check the list of Current Kanopy Licenses

If you do not find the film there, or you find the film but the license is set to expire soon, please submit a request via the film's page in Kanopy or via the Recommend a purchase form at least one week in advance.