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Streaming Media

Streaming Media for Course Reserves

Streaming Media Requests for your Course

Barnard Library purchases streaming media through a variety of platforms, but primarily through Kanopy and Swank. At this time streaming media purchases can be made for in-class use only. Please use the BLAIS Reserves Department's Course Reserves Request Form for all streaming media requests. For more information on reserves please see the Reserves Department's FAQ or reach out directly at

Public Film Screenings & Public Performance Rights (PPR)

Public Performance Rights (PPR) licenses are required when screening films for the general public. Generally speaking, PPR is required for film screenings outside of a limited access classroom setting. Barnard Library does not purchase PPR licenses for public film screenings.

Once you have secured PPR you will need to make arrangements with the following departments:

For more information on PPR please see Barnard's Film Screening and Copyright FAQ.