Finding media  

Below are the different ways you can access all forms of media for educational purposes.

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Includes content from Swinburne collections, from classic films to recent television broadcasts.

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Alexander Street Press

The library has access to Counselling and Therapy in Video, Health and Society in Video, Nursing Assessment in Video, Nursing Education in Video and Australasian video collections.

Go to Alexander Street Press
Australasian Video Online

Includes content from the Film Australia Collection (National Film and Sound Archive), ABC Commercial, Video Education Australasia, SBS Television, George Andrews Productions, Beamafilms and Electric Pictures. 

Go to Australasian Video Online
Henry Stewart talks: the business and management collection 

Video lectures and case studies by leading industry, professional and academic experts.

Go to HSTalks
JoVE: Journal of Visualized Experiments 

Peer-reviewed scientific video protocols.

Go to JoVE
LinkedIn Learning 

More than 13,000 training courses in streaming video format covering business, creative and technology. 

Go to LinkedIn Learning
Swinburne Commons 

Videos created at Swinburne and access to requested films, TV and radio programs (log in required).

Go to Swinburne Commons

Open access

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Includes images, videos, audio and graphics that are openly licensed for educational purposes.

Record it yourself

Swinburne’s Screenrights licence

Allows staff to record anything on TV (including PayTV) and make it available providing only Swinburne staff and students have access. 

Learn more about the Screenrights license

Using media 

Universities can record anything broadcast on TV as long as it is for educational purposes.

Using material for teaching 

  • Show streamed video in class.
  • Save to a USB device and show in class.
  • Add a link to Canvas or email a link to your students to view at home.


For more information about using TV and radio broadcasts, see Copyright for teachers (log in required). 

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