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Linguistics: Streaming media and DVDs

Streaming Media: Documentaries, Feature Films, and Music Collections

The WSU Libraries currently offer streaming media through Kanopy Streaming Video and Filmakers Library. Music collections are also offered through Alexander Street Press Music. All content can be accessed from both on and off-campus by locating your database through the SearchIt Databases A-Z List.

Kanopy Streaming Video: The WSU Libraries currently have a 1-year pilot of the Kanopy platform. This streaming service provides access to over 26,000 feature and documentary titles from distributors such as Criterion, Documentary Educational Resources, New Day Films, Media Education, California Newsreel, PBS and others. You can easily share or embed any Kanopy content, either a clip or an entire film, using the sharing options below the film. For assistance with using Kanopy, please visit the Kanopy Help pages.

Filmakers Library: Provides over 1,800 documentary films covering a broad range of academic disciplines. Films clips can be shared and created or embedded into a course space.


Feature Films with Linguistic Themes



Mushkeg Media's Finding Our Talk Series

Produced in Canada, Mushkeg Media has produced three seasons of its popular "Finding Out Talk" series. The individual episodes examine endangered language communities and their efforts toward language preservation and promotion. Seasons 1 and 2 focus mainly on Canada and the US, while season 3 further examines communities in Australia, Bolivia, and New Zealand.

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