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Today's Hours

A Bowdoin ID is required for entry:
  • H-L Library after 11:00 p.m. daily
  • Beckwith, Pierce, and Hatch Libraries after 7:00 p.m. weekdays; all day Sat. and Sun.
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Media Collections

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Highlights of our extensive holdings of domestic and foreign language film include documentary and ethnographic, East German and Latin American, and the complete catalog of works by Woody Allen.
Watch films online
We currently offer eleven databases of streaming film, many of which allow users to create clips and embed portions into presentations. Particular strength in the performing arts and documentary film.
Circulation policies
Please consult this chart to help you plan your use of Media Commons materials. Staff (extension 3702) are always happy to help you with your requests.
Film research
Please consult this Cinema Studies area guide, course guides for individual classes, or contact Carmen Greenlee.
Services for faculty
Want to know how to order a film for the collection? Place a film on reserve for your class? Read our classroom screening and public performance policies?