Audiovisual Services

Finding Videos and DVD's
Library Staff - Media
Video Bookings
Video Interlibrary Loans
Public Performance Rights

Feature Film License
Film Festivals

Purchasing Videos and DVD's
Streaming Video collections at UFV


Finding Videos and DVD's

Staff Contacts - Media

Heather LeGood Abbotsford campus bookings (604) 864-4667
Betty Wierda Chilliwack campus bookings (604) 795-2824
Heather Compeau Education Librarian (604) 504-7441 x4096

Video Bookings

It is recommended that faculty and students pre-book videos and DVD's for their specific show date. Videos and DVD's may be booked up to 4 months in advance. Please use the Video Booking Form.

Interlibrary Loans

We will borrow videos or DVD's from other B.C. post-secondary libraries on your behalf. If you intend to show the video in a classroom setting, we will borrow a copy which has public performance rights. Interlibrary Loan Request: Video/DVD

Public Performance Rights

Please see the Audiovisual section of the UFV Copyright Guide.

Feature Film License

Please see the Audiovisual section of the UFV Copyright Guide.

Purchasing Videos and DVD's (Faculty)

Faculty may order videos from their regular departmental allocations. We recommended that faculty preview videos whenever possible - many producers offer clips or trials of videos via their websites. You may also contact Heather LeGood to arrange a preview.

A few video distributors are listed below. For more collection development assistance, contact your liaison librarian.

Film Festivals

Please see the Audiovisual section of the UFV Copyright Guide.

Streaming Video Collections at UFV

  • National Film Board - UFV has an institutional license for classroom use of NFB Streaming Videos.
  • Theatre in Video - More than 250 plays and video documentaries online in streaming video. Includes interviews with directors, designers, writers and actors. Can search or browse by genre, artist, time period, place and more.
  • Films on Demand Master Academic Collection - More than 8,200 titles in the humanities and social sciences, business and economics, science and mathematics, and health and medicine.
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video - Hundreds of online videos used for the study of social work, psychotherapy, psychology, and psychiatric counseling. Includes actual and re-enacted counseling sessions, lectures, interviews and presentations by well-known therapists.
  • UFV Library Catalogue - The UFV Library catalogue now includes approximately 60 streaming videos, licensed from Iris Education. To create a full list, click on "Advanced Search" and search for the item type of "streaming video".

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