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This guide introduces the educational streaming film service Academic Video Online

Academic Video Video Online (AVON)

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Academic Video Online

Academic Video Online is a comprehensive video subscription. It includes over 70,000 titles spanning a wide range of subject areas including anthropology, business, counseling, film, health, history, music, and more.

How Do you Find Videos in Academic Video Online?

You can search in channels, which are subject categories, or in specific collections like BBC videos, Sony Classics, or  Black Studies in Video.

To search for a specific title within AVON, you can click on the search CLICK option at the upper right. There are three choices in the pull down menu:  current channel, all videos, or all channels.   If you select "all videos" you will have the broadest search of the entire collection. The other two options limit your search to videos within a specific channel or subject area.

Example of the video search screen

Instructions for Viewing Videos

  • Use the Google Chrome browser to stream videos
  • Feature Films can only be watched from a laptop or desktop computer
  • Films on Demand can be embedded into Canvas but can't be embedded in Microsoft PowerPoint

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