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Streaming & DVD Film Collections @ Reynolds Libraries

FAQs:

How many DVDs does Reynolds Libraries have in its collection?

Over 6,000+ DVDs are owned by all three campus libraries.  

How many streaming films does Reynolds Libraries provide access to?

Faculty, students & staff have access to over 56,000+ streaming films via our library databases.

How many DVDs can I check out at one time?

You can check out up to 3 DVDs for a 1-week loan period. Near the end of the 1 week loan period, you can also renew the DVDs for an additional 1 week loan period if no one else has requested/placed a hold on the DVD you are borrowing.

What is the process for an instructor who wants to request a film purchase and how long will it take to access/receive the film for a class?

Instructors should complete and submit a Library Purchase Request form. When you submit the request, a Reynolds librarian will evaluate all options for providing film content. The time it generally takes to purchase, receive, process and provide access to a film:

  • streaming films - 1-2 weeks
  • DVDs - 1 month

What is the process for students, faculty or staff who would like to recommend a film purchase for Reynolds Libraries?

Use the Library Purchase Request form to recommend a new film purchase.

What are my other options for accessing a film?

You can check with a Reynolds Librarian to see if a film can be:

  • Borrowed from another library by completing a Interlibrary Loan Request form. When you submit the request, a Reynolds librarian will evaluate all options for providing film content. Please note that if we need to borrow a specific film title from another library, it can take up to 2 weeks to receive the DVD in the mail.
  • Accessed through Reynolds Libraries' American History in Video, Films on Demand, Kanopy Streaming Films and SWANK Feature Films