Home > Databases > Curio.ca ( from CBC/Radio-Canada)

Consortia Canada  

Curio.ca ( from CBC/Radio-Canada)


Launched on October 28, 2013, Curio.ca provides access to thousands of programs and documentaries - the best audio and video content CBC and Radio-Canada has to offer.  English and French-language content is included, updated weekly - with no advertising - via an educational streaming platform.   Material is available via broad categories (art, business, current events, law, education, health, history and geography, sciences, social sciences...) and the site can be searched for specific programs, themes, etc. to locate exactly what a professor needs.  The website is tailored to teaching needs : professors can elect to set up their own profile and prepare program lists for courses, if desired.  Functionalities include

  • Metadata for easy integration into course systems
  • Options to embed and share content
  • Ability to create multiple playlists

URL:  http://curio.ca (website is available in both English and French)
Access Notes:  Unlimited access, via IP address authentication. 
Lead Consortium:  Bureau de coopération interuniversitaire (formerly CREPUQ)
Chronological Coverage:  depends on material available
Update Frequency:  weekly
Content Types:  FullText
Vendor:  CBC/Radio-Canada
Vendor URL:  http://curio.ca
Technical Support:  Available online, via the website.
                                                                    .                                                                     .                                                                     .
© 2018 Consortia Canada • All rights reserved • Comments and questions: brandonw@bceln.ca