Did you know that as an ECU student you can steam some movies and TV shows for free.
The Following services are available. You will need to sign in with your ECU credentials.
Kanopy (Access Link)
Kanopy provides access on-demand to over 600 streaming videos in a range of subject areas including feature films, documentaries and training videos. The Kanopy player will work on most PCs and requires Flash, which most computers already have installed. Videos can also be played on all iPads, iPhones and other mobile devices. Kanopy’s clip-making and playlist tool allows users to create clips of relevant sections of videos and playlists to share. Kanopy can be used for educational programming via a customised streaming website with titles streamed directly to any computer, iPad or other media device.
Informit EduTV (Access Link)
Informit EduTV is an online TV streaming resource for Australian tertiary institutions. Informit EduTV makes it easy for lecturers and students to find and instantly watch relevant television content. 10,000 programs including documentaries, drama and series complemented with study guides and articles are accessible via computer, tablet or smartphone. Informit EduTV is an invaluable contemporary resource for teaching and learning. Archive of programs from 2006 with up to 80 new programs added weekly.
Informit TVNews (Access Link)
TVNews is an index of television news and current affairs stories from the Australian free-to-air networks providing access to video content to ABC, ABC2, SBS, TEN, 9 and 7. Programs covered include 7.30, ABC News, Australian Story, Behind the News, Catalyst, Compass, Dateline, Four Corners, Inside Business, Insight, Media Watch, Message Stick and World News Australia. The database is updated daily and has 362903 records from September 2007 – present.
The Library’s guide to Streaming Video & Audio Collections may be useful for further details on how to use these services.
If you require further help with video and TV streaming services, please contact the ECU Library.
Note: CASSA has no relationship commercial or otherwise with any of these services. Nor do we have any oversight, input or control over accessibility or content selection available. This post is merely to inform students that these services are available.