Video Databases

JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) publishes the leading peer-reviewed, PubMed-indexed video methods journal. Articles consist of high-quality video demonstrations and detailed text protocols which facilitate scientific reproducibility and productivity. 

  • Harvard subscribes to the following collections: Engineering, Bioengineering, Medicine, Biology, Immunology and Infection, Behavior, Chemistry, Environment, Neuroscience, Developmental Biology, and Science Education.

LinkedIn Learning (formerly - provides current Harvard students, staff, and faculty with access to:

  • Thousands of courses on computer software, business skills, IT, web design, and more
  • Learn from industry experts through courses that can be accessed from any device
  • Closed captioning and searchable, time-coded transcripts for increased comprehension

Streaming Video at Harvard - for a complete list of streaming video resources at Harvard including:

  • Kanopy - A wide-ranging collection of classics, independent films, and documentaries. If you find a film on Kanopy that isn’t available to Harvard users, and you need to view it for research or teaching purposes, please submit a Purchase Request.
  • Swank Digital Campus - more than 30,000 films, documentaries, and TV shows
  • PBS Video Collection - Documentaries from PBS, including Ken Burns, NOVA, Frontline, and more


Anyone with a Massachusetts' address, including students from outside the state, can sign up for a Boston Public Library Card which includes online access to eBooks and magazines, audiobooks, Movies & TV, Music, and more