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Streaming Media at Swisher Library


Users of the Swisher Library have access to many eResources and databases that contain collections of streaming videos. These streaming video collections vary in topic and are found grouped for you to explore below. Be sure that you go through MyJU to access the Library's website and electronic resources most efficiently. Learn more about how to access library resources off-campus from our off-campus access guide.

Streaming Video Resources Available from the Swisher Library

Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA)

The Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) offers hundreds of streaming videos on their JAMA Network YouTube channel.

The videos cover medical news and updates, recap popular articles in an animated format, explain medical concepts, techniques, and treatments, depict medical procedures, and more. There are accurate, synchronized transcripts and closed captions available on many of the videos, but not all. Of particular interest may be the following playlists:

ProQuest's Nursing and Allied Health Premium Database

The Nursing and Allied Health database from ProQuest offers patrons access to a "diverse mix of scholarly literature, clinical training videos, reference materials, and evidence-based resources". View the database's Medcom training video library.

These training videos "cover important topics such as health care safety, mental health, emergency planning, checking vital signs and more", according to the database provider. The videos' play screens offer synchronized transcripts, fully linked articles and other information related to the video's content, citation information (including the ability to export to RefWorks), and embed options for those looking to incorporate the videos into Blackboard.


The Credo Reference database offers Swisher Library patrons access to hundreds of digital dictionaries, encyclopedias, and other reference materials. Credo Reference also has a collection of more than 250 streaming videos.

The streaming videos on Credo Reference offer content on a wide variety of topics and in a variety of formats - reports, interviews, news clips, and more. Citation information and linked, related entries in reference materials are easily found on each video's play screen. There are accurate, synchronized transcripts and closed captions available on many of the videos, but not all.

The following groups of videos in this large collection may be of particular interest:

Credo Reference offers their own guide to their streaming video content here: Credo: Video Resources in Academic Core

Science Journal offers patrons access to more than 700 streaming videos.

This collection of videos range in topic across the spectrum of science related topics - technological advances, astronomical insights, animal behavior studies, chemical engineering news, and more. The videos are created by Science producers. Many of the videos have closed captions.  

Through the Swisher Library's academic pass subscription to the New York Times, patrons are granted access to hundreds of streaming videos produced by the world famous news organization. Content ranges from pop culture, to politics, to scientific news, short documentaries by independent filmmakers, op-ed content, and more.

The Chronicle of Higher Education

All Swisher Library patrons have full access to the video content on the Chronicle of Higher Education's website. 

The videos offered vary in content and length; some are parts of larger series. The Chronicle of Higher Education describes their video content as exploring "race, gender, sexual misconduct, substance abuse and other social issues on campus". 

Education Week (EdWeek) 

All Swisher Library patrons also have full access to the video content produced by Education Week.

EdWeek focuses on all levels of education experiences, issues, and institutions from early childhood to the graduate level. The videos reflect this focus with varied and industry relevant videos produced often.