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The videotape and DVD collection includes approximately 4000 VHS and 3000 DVD titles.
Students may check out up to 3 titles for 1 week. There is a $1/ day overdue fine per title.
You can watch films at the Media Resources Area (2nd Floor of Library). Persons using the Media Resources Area or conference rooms with viewing equipment may be asked to show a currently valid Cal Poly Humboldt ID card. The first priority for use of the equipment is for materials placed on Reserve.
Call numbers for videos and DVDs begin with VIDEO (eg. Video1045). Find video call numbers with Basic Search in the Cal Poly Humboldt Library Catalog. Tips for searching are below. If you need more help with finding videos, please ask a librarian.
To search for videos by title:
To Search for foreign language feature films in video format:
To see an entry for a video/DVD when you have the call number:
View thousands of films from the Prelinger Archives! Prelinger Archives was founded in 1983 and over the next twenty years, it grew into a collection of over 60,000 "ephemeral" (advertising, educational, industrial, and amateur) films.
Visit https://archive.org/details/prelinger to view more archival gems like (1949). These films are in the public domain so feel free to share, edit, and make them your own.