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Finding, borrowing, and using DVDs, videos & media resources on the web.
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Borrowing DVDs & Videos

Request Five College DVDs & Videos

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Use Request Item to get videos and DVDs from the other Five Colleges

Note: Students, faculty and staff may also borrow videos in person at the Five College Libraries.

 

Viewing Facilities

Neilson Library
  • 2 viewing stations (Region-free Blue-Ray/DVD) on Level 2 North
  • 2 small viewing rooms for 1-2 people (VHS & DVD) on Level 2 North
  • 3 plasma screen TV/monitors for group viewing on Level 1 North (priority given for group work)
  • 1 group viewing room for up to 10 (VHS, DVD & PAL) on Level 3 South; reserve this room at the Circulation Desk, (413) 585-2910.
  • DVDs may also be viewed on most computers

Josten Library
  • 4 audio-video viewing rooms with VHS & region-free DVD in J132 A-B-C-D
  • Individual and group viewing on demand and by request (email: josinfo@smith.edu) in J133, the Josten classroom (drop down screen, projector, region-free VHS and DVD, laserdisc and audio equipment)
  • Individual and group viewing on demand and by request in J131, the Ankudowich Rare Book Room (extra large HD station, Mini-Mac, region-free VHS and DVD, and audio equipment)
  • DVDs may also be viewed on most computers

Young Science Library
  • DVDs may be viewed on most computers

Hillyer Art Library
  • DVDs may be viewed on most computers, including the 2 HD stations in Hillyer 119

 

Finding DVDs & Videos in the Five College Libraries

Five College Libraries

Five College Library Catalog Video & DVD Search

  • Search by title, director (author), subject, keyword, etc. See Finding Videos & DVDs for more search tips.
  • Neilson DVDs: Note the call number, find the DVD case on Level 2 North, and bring it to appropriate service desk. A staff member will retrieve the disc.
  • Use Request Item to get videos from other five colleges.
Smith College Libraries' DVDs
  • Search or browse by genre and language, filter by location (Neilson, Josten, and Hillyer), and sort by year.
  • Neilson DVDs: Note the call number, find the DVD case on Level 2 North, and bring it to appropriate service desk. A staff member will retrieve the disc.
The DVD collection is now available to physically browse in the north wing of the second floor, right before the Spinelli Center.
 
Includes dance, theater, opera, musicals, and more...

DVDs & Videos Beyond the Five Colleges

Library lending policies vary -- some will lend videos and DVDs, some will not.

  • WorldCat (all dates)
    Search libraries worldwide. Limit your search by format to DVDs, videos, CDs, etc. Request media not in the Five Colleges through Interlibrary Loan.
  • Video Rental Form
    Smith faculty may request rental of videos & films not held in the Five Colleges.
  • Forbes Library
    Search media holdings at Northampton's public library, or CWMars for all Western Massachusetts public libraries. Use the modify search feature to limit your initial results by "material type."

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