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Streaming Content: Home

A guide to educational streaming resources available through HPU Libraries.



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Streaming Definition

Streaming media is multimedia that is constantly received by and presented to an end-user while being delivered by a provider.  Its verb form, "to stream", refers to the process of delivering media in this manner.  Streaming multimedia can be a new and cutting-edge tool to implement in presentations, research and teaching.  

Streaming Content at High Point University

High Point University Libraries have subscriptions to streaming resources such as Films for Humanities & Sciences, BBC Shakespeare Plays, Video Collection at NCLive, and Swank Digital Campus.  

Educators and students can use streaming videos from free web sources such as Discovery, TED talks, Frontline, PBS, BBC, and many more.  

Educators can also record themselves or their computer screens and stream these lessons or presentations on blackboard or other online resources.  

This guide will lead you to appropriate resources and also help you learn how to effectively use streaming resources  in your class rooms.  

Streaming Example

Discovery Streaming: Mythbusters, Lego Ball Clip

Educators and students can view and embed streaming video into presentations, websites, and other forms of multimedia.  


Media & Digital Services Librarian