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HPU Film Collection: Film Reserves

This guide is to help users navigate through HPU Libraries Media Services extensive film collection.

HPU Film Reserves

Course Reserves and DVDs:

HPU faculty can put phsyical and streaming films on reserve for students.  If you are a professor who would like to put films on reserve for a class, please email the Media & Digital Resource Librarian Amy Chadwell ( with the title of the film and the name of the class.

To see the availability of DVD reserves, please browse the High Point University Course Reserves. From there you can search for the title of the DVD on reserve OR the class professor's name OR for the name of the class. Once you have found the reserve item, you can see the availibility by clicking on the catalog entry. For more information on course reserves, please see the library tutorial on the library video tutorial webpage.

SWANK Motion Pictures Streaming

HPU Libraries has a subscrtion to Swank streaming videos.  Digital Campus by Swank Motion Pictures allows students the flexibility to legally view course-assigned films outside the classroom. Providing digital access to course-related films allows educators to enhance the learning experience without taking up valuable class time.

Digital Campus provides a flexible and custom solution to fit your campus’ needs by distributing films through your Learning Management System. Select and pay only for the films you need! We have exclusive distribution of thousands of films, making us the largest repository of digital film content to complement the curriculum of any course.

Swank has many current and popular feature films and documentaries.  For example:

  • Lincoln
  • The Help
  • Argo
  • Django Unchained
  • The Artist
  • Forks Over Knives
  • And more!

Please email the Media & Digital Resource Librarian at with any Swank reserve requests.  

Other HPU Streaming Resources

HPU has subscriptions to many different video streaming resources.  There are also many free streaming resources online.  These resources can many times be embedded in presentations or Blackboard classes.  

Please view the Media LibGuide on Streaming Resources for information about HPU streaming services.  

Media & Digital Services

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