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Films in the Neil Hellman Library
The Library has a collection of films in a variety of formats, including VHS tapes, DVDs, and Blu-ray discs. We also have a few films that are available as streaming videos, and we are currently evaluating some streaming services to add as subscriptions.
All of our films are listed in the online catalog. Use the form below to search by keyword. You can also go directly to the catalog and limit your search to "videos."
Where Are the Films?
DVD/Blu-ray: The discs are kept behind the front desk. To check out a film, grab the case from the shelves in the Reference Room (1st floor) and bring it to the front desk. You will can check out the film for 3 days with options to renew.
VHS: Tapes are kept in storage. To access a VHS tape, look up the call number in the online catalog and ask staff at the front desk to retrieve a tape for you.
How to Watch
Groups: The Library has a meeting room equipped with DVD player and VHS player. There is seating for 24 people. If you wish to reserve this room, see our information page which includes an online reservation form.
Individuals: The Library has six study rooms on the 3rd floor which are all equipped with a small TV, DVD/VHS and Bluray players. You can check out a key for these rooms at the front desk, but they cannot be reserved in advance.
At Home: Check out our films and take them with you to watch at home.