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Trial Databases

VCU Libraries users have temporary access to these databases while they are under consideration for a subscription. Your feedback is very valuable in this selection process, so please let us know what you think of these resources.

Current Trials

Kanopy Video Streaming — through October 14, 2015

VCU Libraries is conducting a trial of Kanopy, a streaming video service that provides access to one of the largest collections of films in the world from top producers such as Criterion Collection, BBC, PBS, Media Education Foundation, New Day Films, California Newsreel, and more. The online interface includes tools for making playlists, clips, etc. — through October 10, 2015

VCU Libraries is conducting a trial of, a streaming video service with over 130 training videos featuring leading psychotherapists and counselors. The online interface includes a clipping tool that lets you highlight a portion of a transcript and generate a video clip.

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If you want to offer feedback or recommend a project for a future trial, please contact Collection Analysis and Investment at


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Richmond, VA 23284-2033
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509 N. 12th St., Box 980582
Richmond, VA 23298-0582
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