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Provides guidance on information resources and search strategies on conducting library research in psychology.

Videos at the Library

The U-M Library has a large collection of video materials both in physical and streaming formats.

  • The Askwith Media Library is your campus source for movies and TV shows.
  • All video content is searchable in the Library Catalog Search.
  • Streaming video databases include thematic or publisher/distributor based collections of videos and may be browsed or searched independently.

Searching for Video Content in Library Catalog Search

Searching for videos in the Library Catalog Search by using the Filters on the left-hand column to limit the Format to Visual Material.

  1. Run your search
  2. On the results page, look at the Filters column on the left-hand side of the page
    1. Under the Format heading, look to see if there is a link for Visual Material and click it
      1. You may need to click "Show all ... Format Filters." if you do not see Visual Material listed
      2. If Visual Material is not listed, then no videos match your search
      3. Visual Materials include both hard copy and streaming video formats

Streaming Video Databases

A complete list of streaming video databases is available from the Askwith Media Library.

Instructors: Consult the guide from the Askwith Media Library on Library Digital Films Service - Streaming video for instructors

Featured: Psychological Experiments Online!

The Psychological Experiments Online collection includes 50 streaming videos with corresponding searchable transcripts, as well as links to YouTube videos on related topics.  It also includes more than 500 books and documents, including original manuscripts and letters relating to many classic experiments.