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Using Kanopy

What is Kanopy?

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Kanopy is a database of more than 30,000 streaming videos, including classic, independent, and documentary films. This multidisciplinary database contains a diverse collection of films covering many subject areas.  To view a list of films by subject go to

Kanopy Features

  • You can clip portions of a film through your Kanopy account.
  • Films have closed captioning and transcripts are available. 
  • The films also come with public performance rights, so they can be shown at  campus-wide advertised events.