Films for the Humanities and Sciences on Demand

Films for the Humanities and Sciences on Demand provides access to over 7000 educational online videos. Videos are provided online via streaming video. Many videos are available with closed captioning. They cover subjects in the Humanities, Social Sciences, Science, Health, Medicine, Mathematics, and Technology.

Accessing these films is easy – you can search for them in the library catalog, or you can go straight to the film database and search there.

To locate videos in the library catalog:

  • Start at the library’s homepage, http://baraboo.uwc.edu/library
  • Type your search terms into the search box
  • On the results page, use the options on the left side of the page to narrow results
    • Under “Resource Type,” choose “Audio Visual”. If you don’t see “Audio Visual,” click “more options” and click the check box in the “include” column
    • Under “Author/Creator,” choose “Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)” or “Films Media Group”
    • Clicking on the title will bring you to that specific film in the FOD database

Here is a video showing this process: http://screencast.com/t/Fcq1oMnj

To go straight to the Films for the Humanities and Sciences on Demand database:

  • Start at the library’s homepage, http://baraboo.uwc.edu/library
  • Click on “Databases A to Z”
  • Click on the “F & G” tab
  • Click on the title of “Films for the Humanities and Sciences on Demand”
  • If you are off-campus, you will be prompted to log in with your user name and password
  • Start your search using the search box on the top left section of the page

Here is a video showing this process: http://screencast.com/t/1bqApZyEQ5