Publisher of streaming video, audio, and text library databases that promote research, teaching, and learning across disciplines, including music, counseling, history, business and more| Alexander Street

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What People Are Saying

Academic Video Online—with its massive library of more than 62,446 titles running nearly 30,000 hours—matches well with the conventional liberal arts curriculum....The case for acquiring Academic Video Online is compelling.

Library Journal

A remarkable site... In all, this rich and versatile site repays the time spent to explore it in depth.

The Journal of American History

Between its people and its content, it feels like Alexander Street is just walking off the shelves.

Diane Costello Council of Australian University Librarians

If Alexander Street’s positive feedback from its customers and its grand ambitions to expand its video offerings are any indication, the academic publishing industry may well be in the midst of a paradigm shift that even librarians can get excited about.


Stunning in quantity and in quality...a tour de force

Library Journal

Academic Video Online provides a vast database of film and video clips from documentary, newsreel, entertainment, and television sources. The range of material is broad and deep... The thematic range and temporal span make the collection relevant to many disciplines, courses, and student levels.

Joseph E. Taylor, III, Dept. of History, Simon Fraser University American Reference Books Annual (ARBA)

[Alexander Street does] excellent work on behalf of libraries, and more importantly, on behalf of scholars around the world.

Larry Alford, Dean of Libraries University of Toronto

Alexander Street has the cleanest, most responsive search apparatus in the business.


Very easy-to-use and comprehensive... Highly recommended.

Booklist Online

Academic Video Online’s content is used throughout the university – in the arts, the sciences, and in historical research, to name a few. Its academic-focused tools and features, including clip-making and scrolling transcripts, are useful in all disciplines. Key distributors, like Sony Picture Classics, and FILM PLATFORM, bring rich film and documentary content to the subscription.

Lorraine Wochna Subject Librarian for the Performing Arts, Ohio University

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