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AVON (Academic Video Online): Information for Librarians

Access thousands of high quality academic, technical and archival streaming videos 24/7 on or off campus.

Build by Choice

This is an automatic annual benefit of your Academic Video Online subscription whereby your library can select individual video titles within the collection for perpetual rights ownership at no additional cost. The number of titles your library can select for ownership is based on your current annual subscription cost. You can access this option through the Alexander Street Admin Portal.

Audio-Described Video

If you have a student who needs an accommodation for a particular assigned video, please notify Product Manager Sarah Brennan. We’ll then have an audio described version of that video created and added to Academic Video Online, at no charge. We strive to complete all requests within 2-3 weeks.

Media Hosting

This is free and exclusive to Academic Video Online subscribing libraries.  Using the service provides a simple way to distribute your institution's content across campus.  Digitize your lecture-captures, performances, football games, faculty experiments, other licensed video content, and more.  Access coincides directly with your Academic Video Online subscription. The uploaded content will be cross-searchable along with all the collections and single titles you have access to on 

LTI Setup

If your institution does not have LTI options, you will need the assistance of your local IT, instructional design team, and/or librarians to set it up the first time.  For more information, click on the Support Center guide below and follow the instructions for