Films On Demand

Films on Demand is a high-quality streaming video and multimedia database from Films Media Group (FMG).  You can see Films on Demand by clicking on the following URLs:

Issues & Controversies

Films On Demand: Master Academic Package

Films On Demand: Master Career & Tech Ed Package

FMG Archival Films & Newsreels Collection FMG has put videos from Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian, and Shopware online to bring the newest video and bestselling programs right to your computer.

The video collections in Films on Demand are intended for a diverse audience.   While FMG says that adults are their main audience, middle and high school students can watch, enjoy, and learn from the videos in Films on Demand too.

Why use Films on Demand?

Films on Demand videos are organized in collections that can be used with almost any homework assignment, presentation, or research paper you've been assigned.  There are nine subject collections: 

  • Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Business & Economics
  • Science & Mathematics
  • Health & Medicine
  • Technical Education
  • Family & Consumer Sciences
  • Careers & Job Search
  • Guidance & Counseling
  • Archival Films & Newsreels

How to use Films on Demand

You can use Films on Demand by searching for a keyword (like "peer pressure", "greenhouse effect", or "algebra") or for a specific title.  You can also browse by clicking on a subject collection and scrolling through all the videos in a category.  Once you've found a video you want to watch, click the title, push play, and the video will stream on your computer just like the videos on YouTube and Hulu.

Films on Demand is a subscription database.  You will need to be inside the library building or have a username and password to watch the videos.  If you want to watch Films on Demand from home and don't have a username and password.