Book a Film or Video

The Sound and Moving Image Library (SMIL) has thousands of DVDs and films that you can use in class.

Most DVDs may be reserved for classroom screenings and faculty course previews. This includes “home use” labelled items which are covered under SMIL’s site licencing agreements with commercial feature film distributors.

Reservations for classroom screenings must be made at least two weekdays in advance to allow coordination with Classroom Technology Support for the delivery of SMIL materials. Last minute reservations are possible, but patrons are responsible for the pick up and return of borrowed materials.

SMIL staff will also locate external sources for DVDs. Transportation and/or rental charges associated with the use of items from external sources are the responsibility of the individual borrower or academic department. There are four ways to make a reservation: