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Media sources at Camosun Library

Independent Digital Films

Some independent film-makers may offer a Digital Site Licenses for their film if it is only used in a login protected LMS.

If this is the case the purchase should still be handled by the library to make sure other instructors and students have access to the film.

Camosun Library has purchased 5 documentaries as DSL files, listed below, to add these to your D2L course contact Media Librarian Ally Flynn

Freightened: The True Cost of Shipping (Trailer)

Us & Them (Blog post with preview)

People of a Feather (Film site with Preview)

A Healing River; An Invitation to Explore Restorative Justice Values and Principles (Trailer)

Born to be Good (Summary)

Audio Cine Films ACF

Streaming access to over 700 popular and classic feature films and informational media. with Educational Public Performance Rights included.

  1. Instructors can show films in class or link to them in D2L
  2. Students can watch at home with your Camosun Log-in
  3. Films are available in multiple languages
  4. New films are added often
  5. ACF media cannot be used for public events including free outdoor shows

Audio Cine Films Streaming service logo

Please contact Ally Flynn, Media Librarian with any questions. 

NOTE: Chrome is the recommended browser for viewing; Adobe Flash must be installed, and Swank Media Player is required for viewing on mobile devices (free through app store).

For more information please read these instructions:


Our subscription to Kanopy includes an array of feature films, documentaries, and other instructional content. The option to purchase 1-year subscription access to additional media is also available.  'Free' content changes without warning

Please contact Ally Flynn, Media Librarian with any questions or to submit a request for purchase. 

Please note requests for additional media are:

  • limited due to budget constraints,
  • must be for instructional purchases (e.g., assigned course content)

You have several options to locate or link to videos in this collection. You can:

1. Go directly to the site to search for content by CBC show, collections or channels.

2. By Subject categories: Arts, Health, Math, science & technology, Business, etc.

3.By the 'News in Review series' for the classroom. Curio selects the top 4 news stories and crafts a 15-minute documentary for each -- drawing on news reports from recent months.

We recommend that you link to a video in D2L. You can also create video playlists by registering using the Camosun Access Code: Email Media Librarian Ally Flynn.