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Kanopy provides hundreds of streaming videos in a variety of subjects.

  • Popular films
    • Documentaries
    • Early film
    • Film studies
    • Foreign language films
    • TV series
  • The arts
    • Architecture
    • Dance
    • Design
    • Experimental/alternate media
    • Fashion
    • Literature
    • Music
    • Performance art
    • Photography
    • Visual art
  • Business
    • Career development
    • Business case studies
    • Business skills
    • Economics and globalization
    • Leadership training
  • Education
    • Teacher education development
    • Education documentary
  • Global studies and languages
    • African studies
    • Asian studies
    • Australian studies
    • ESL and languages
    • European/Baltic studies
    • German studies
    • Indigenous studies
    • Latin American studies
    • Middle Eastern studies
    • North American studies
  • Health
    • Child health
    • Everyday health
    • Medicine
    • Mental health
    • Midwifery
    • Nursing
    • Sports and fitness
  • Media and communications
    • Journalism
    • Marketing, advertising, and PR
    • Media studies
  • Sciences
    • Agriculture and geography
    • Applied science
    • Astronomy and aeronautics
    • Biology
    • Chemistry
    • Computer science and technology
    • Engineering
    • Environmental sciences
    • Mathematics
    • Physics
    • Zoology
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
    • Gender studies
    • History
      • Ancient
      • Military
      • Modern
    • Human rights
    • Jewish studies
    • Law and criminal justice
    • LGBT
    • Political science
    • Psychology
    • Race and class studies
    • Religion and philosophy
    • Sociology
  • Instructional films and lessons
    • Food technology
    • Hair and beauty
    • Health and safety
    • Hospitality and tourism
    • K-12 lessons
    • Library and information management


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January 9, 2017


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