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Criterion on Demand (academic libraries)

Description: 

From the vendor's site: "Criterion Pictures has developed an on-line digital delivery feature film platform called Criterion-on-Demand. Our goal is to provide easy access to educationally relevant feature films used in Canadian Higher Education Institutions. We have been working closely with Colleges and Universities to ensure we meet the needs of this market sector."

Features of the product include:

  • A dedicated post-secondary bilingual website that offers title information, search capabilities, lists new releases and accepts title requests
  • More than 1600 English titles
  • More than 1300 French titles
  • Approximately 135 foreign language films with English subtitles
  • More than 100 documentary features
  • Subtitles and/or Closed Captioned when available
  • MARC records
  • Access via IP authentication including off-campus access
  • Unlimited 24-7 access
  • High quality media files

URL:  http://media2.criterionpic.com/cod/lcl_top_subjects.htm
Connect:  Access to the streaming media films is available through links in the MARC records or through a link to the CoD platform.
Platform:  Vendor's platform
Access Notes:  Unlimited access. Fox Studios titles are only available on campus.
Lead Consortium:  Ontario Colleges Library Service (OCLS)
Vendor:  Criterion
Vendor URL:  http://www.criterionondemand.com/
Technical Support:  Fill in online form at: http://www.criterionondemand.com/technical-support
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