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Streaming Media

The Library provides a variety of streaming media databases that include documentaries, films, educational programming, and music.


Kanopy Homepage

How does Kanopy work?

Our Kanopy subscription includes a huge variety of documentaries and films that you can watch instantly. PCC library patrons (students, staff, or community members) can view any of the films found in the database. Kanopy works on most any mobile device and TV. 

Log In

There are two login options on the Kanopy homepage:

  • LOG IN TO PITTCC (orange button)
    Use LOG IN TO PITTCC if you want to have off-campus access and start watching videos right away.
  • LOG IN (top right corner)
    Use LOG IN if you want to create your own personal Kanopy account where you can save watchlists, get recommendations, etc.

Kanopy Login Buttons

Search Tips

You can search by keyword using the search box, or click Browse to view films by category and subject area.

Kanopy Browse by Subject

TV & Mobile Apps

Kanopy App Icon

Kanopy content is easily streamed over a variety of devices and Internet browsers. Use the links below to get apps for your particular device.

Notes for Instructors

Links for Moodle

  • Link to the Kanopy database:
  • Link to an individual film: Find the film in the database, click Share, copy the Share Link. Embed code is also available. 
  • If you have questions about adding Kanopy content to your Moodle courses, please contact the Library.

Kanopy Share Link

Can't find something?

Some films in Kanopy are only available via special order. We also have access to SWANK Digital Campus and Films on Demand. A librarian can help you figure out if the Library can provide the video you need.

Off-Campus Access

Paw: Indicates that a password is needed to access the resource from off campus.The username and password to access databases from off campus are similar to what you use to access the PCC portal (myPittCC) and Moodle. The only difference is that you DO NOT include the last part of your email address ( in the username. Generic logins are available to community residents with PCC library cards, and others who are enrolled in or are affiliated with PCC programs and continuing education courses. Have questions? Ask us!