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Database Help: POV Video


Provides streaming video access to independent, non-fiction films and media on contemporary social issues; originally produced for the PBS television POV.

Database Access

Good to Know

  • Videos require a reliable internet connection and Flash player to view.
  • Popup blocker and firewall settings may need to be adjusted to view videos.
  • Only items found in the Full-Length Films section are available in their entirety.

Search Tips

  • To locate videos on specific subjects, enter one or more terms in the Find A Video box.
  • Quotation marks are required when searching for an exact phrase, e.g., “climate change”.
  • To select a video from several subject categories, click the Topic tab in the Watch Video section.
  • To see complete details about a program, click on its title.
  • To begin the video, click the arrow in the middle of the embedded video player. (Not all items include streaming videos.)

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Joanne Evanoff
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