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World History Subject Guide (archived): Sources of video

Subscription video

Films on Demand
Streaming educational digital video, from
Films for the Humanities & Sciences

You can browse and watch over 2600 history films available, including over 800 on world history. From the main page, click on Collections, then History to see the history subheadings. You can also click to see the list of Archival Films & Newsreels under "Collections." Or you can search by keyword or subject, etc.

DVDs and videos to check out

Use the
Vermont State Colleges Online Catalog
to locate videos and DVDs.

To narrow a search to DVDs:

Choose an Advanced Search.  For format, choose DVD.  Add some search terms to the other boxes, for example:

Video on the web

How Stuff Works History Videos

PBS topic: History (see list of subtopics to the right)

History Channel

European Film Gateway
"Access point to films, images and texts from selected collections of 16 film archives across Europe"

Books (and more) about historical films

See all items with the subject
"historical films"
in the VSC online catalog.

Also:  Motion pictures and history
for items on the history of film