Welcome to the Films on Demand guide! Below is a sample of some of the film collections contained within this database. Continue scrolling for tips on how to:
All Films on Demand titles can be found through the library catalog.
The first thing you should do is sign in or create an account if you haven’t already done so. Creating an account will allow you to access the full features of the website and signing up only takes a minute.
Once you have signed in, you can browse or search.
If you’d like to organize your search in advance, use the advanced search function to select options such as copyright date of film (if you’re looking for films since 2001), sort by newest to oldest to see the latest acquisitions from Films on Demand, and choose multiple subject headings to assist you in your search. If you’d like to be ADA compliant, or if you have ESL students in your class, you can also choose only films with closed captioning.
There are citation generators beneath every video in Films on Demand. Click to generate a citation in MLA, Chicago, or APA styles.
Step 1: Locate the video that you wish to embed.
Step 2: Below the video you will see a toolbar. Click on Share, and then click the Embed Code. Copy the code.
Step 3: Within Blackboard, create an "item". Give the item a title, but do not paste the code in the content box below. Instead, click the tiny HTML icon, which will launch a separate text box. Paste the embed code here. Hit Submit several times until you are back in the content area. Refresh the webpage and you should see the video right there in Blackboard.