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The Library has DVDs and streaming videos that include both feature films and educational material. Videos can be found in the library catalogue, OCtopus, or by browsing specific collections .

Find DVDs and  Streaming Videos

There are different ways to search for items. For example:

  • by keywords
  • by subject heading (a specific word or phrase from a defined list)
  • by title

There are different ways to refine or limit your search results. For example:

  • limit to: videos/DVD/streaming videos on basic search page
  • by location (video collection or online)
  • by format (motion picture or video recording)

Library Catalogue

  • Basic Search
    • Use the "limit to" drop down and select: Videos/DVD/ Streaming Videos
  • Advanced Search: Use limiters such as:
    • Location: Online or Video Collection
    • Format: Videorecording or Motion Picture


  • Use the advanced search limiter: Online Only
  • Run your initial search, then use the resource type limiter: Videos and/or electronic resources

OC Website

  • Click on Find > Find Videos 

  • Click the Articles & Databases tab
    • Click ALL, under "Find databases by title"
    • On the results page, choose 'Streaming Video' from dropdown for "DatabaseType"

  • Under Quick Links click on Streaming Videos
A few examples of subject headings you can use in the OC Library catalogue.

Alzheimer's disease

Communication in nursing

Communicable diseases


Evidence based medicine

Geriatric nursing

Holistic nursing

Homecare nursing

Infection prevention

Nurse and patient

Nursing care

Nursing ethics

Nursing study and teaching

Palliative treatment

Patient education

Practical nursing

Psychiatric nursing

Transcultural nursing

Wounds and injuries

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