Streaming Media Collections

Content Availability Note

Unfortunately, due to budget savings, DML can no longer support new streaming license requests.

Video Collections - General

Video Collections - By request

Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+, ...

Many consumer streaming platforms, e.g. Netflix, Amazon Prime, Hulu, Disney+, do not offer institutional licenses for academic libraries. Typically the End User License Agreement (EULA) specifies the account is “only for your personal, non-commercial use”.

These licenses overrule copyright exemptions.

Utilizing personal subscriptions vendors are not allowed for classroom use as it does not fall under copyright exemptions as defined in Section 110 and Section 107 of copyright law.

Netflix has allowed some items to be used by faculty for one time educational screenings. More information can be found on their knowledge base linked here:

Netflix has allowed a small amount of content to be utilized without a Netflix account which can be found on their Youtube account: Educational Documentaries | Netflix - YouTube