Media Resources

link to commercial rental sources


   Commercial Rental Sources (video stores)



On Campus Websites

Information Commons link  Information Commons
  Providing hardware/software support and media production services to the University community.

Academic and campus events link  ACE/Academic and Campus Events
  To request audiovisual equipment on campus contact ACE/Academic and Campus Events.

 Innis College logo and link Cinema Studies
  Resources and links offered by Innis College Library and the Cinema Studies Program.


Off Campus Websites

 Watmedia linkOntario Universities Film & Video (Watmedia)
 An online database of media titles held at other Ontario universities.  For more information about borrowing from this database, please contact us at
Please note:  Titles held by the University of Guelph are not currently available while the Library is renovated.

Toronto Public Library logo and link Toronto Public Library
Circulating dvds and other AV materials are listed in the Toronto Public Library Catalogue.  TPL is also an excellent source for Microform materials not found at Media Commons.

CAMH logo and link  Centre for Addiction and Mental Health
  Specialized AV resources available to members of the University community.  Borrowing arranged through the Media Commons at

TIFF logo and link  Toronto International Film Festival Group. Film Reference Library
  The Film Reference Library collects and preserves materials indispensable to film education, research and production.

NFB logo and link  National Film Board of Canada
  National Film Board of Canada's catalogue and online video distribution resource.  Please note that on-line works streamed through are available for use free of charge in classrooms at the three UofT campuses.  NFB items marked "Campus" are available to UofT users through a special agreement.

IMDB link  Internet Movie Database
  Provides descriptions and credit information for thousands of feature films and documentaries.

AFI logo and link  American Film Institute
  "Top 100 Films" and more (all films in the AFI Top 100 are available at Media Commons)

  British Film Institute
  Information and indexes for British film and television collections with some online streaming.              

Film indexes link  Film Indexes Online
  Detailed holdings from Film Index International and American Film Institute. 

Proquest logo and entertainment magazines link  Entertainment Industry Magazine Archive
  Publications such as Variety, Film Daily, Hollywood Reporter etc.  Through the Library Catalogue.