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Images: a guide to finding visual resources: Videos

Quick overview of searching for images in the databases Cornell University Library has built or licenses, as well as collections on the open web.

Streaming Video Resources

The Library licenses access to streaming videos from a number of vendors. This list provides links to and descriptions of video and film collections available to the Cornell community, as well as some resources available to the general public.

Educational Video Sites

Remix and Fair Use

Multimedia Search Engines

Film Stills

Film Grab: " A growing archive of stills from the best films ever"

Film Stills on the Internet: "culmination of a research project conducted by Emilee Mathews, library science student at Indiana University in Bloomington"


  • Bibliography and Resources
  • Capturing screen shots
  • Copyright Information
  • Film Stills on the Internet
    • Library Catalogs of Film Stills and Photos
    • List of websites used in custom search engine
    • Search tips for Google
  • Film Stills Resources for Librarians
  • Recommended Library Resources