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Streaming Video Guide

Streaming video content and tips for using it

Swank Digital Campus

Swank Digital Campus Logo

Offering streaming through their Swank Digital Campus service, Swank Motion Pictures is the nontheatrical distributor for the majority of the major Hollywood studios as well as many independent, foreign, art house, and documentary offerings. To search films that are available for licensing, go to:

Instructors can request films using this form: . It takes up to 7 business days for Swank films to become available. If you have questions, please contact the Libraries’ acquisitions team at

*UNR NetID required to view films.

Closed Captioning  Closed Captioning: 

Swank Digital Campus includes closed captioning for approximately 85% of included titles.

Creating Direct Links

You can acquire direct links to licensed films by using the "Copy Direct Link" or "Copy LMS Link" on the bottom right of the video player as seen below:

How to attain a direct link in Swank Digital Campus

Swank Digital Campus Mobile

Download the Swank Media Player app on your device:

Swank Playback : System Requirements

Swank Digital Campus requires Google Widevine (an integrated component of Chrome) for playback on a laptop or desktop computer. It is recommended that desktop users view films in Chrome.

To access Swank Digital Campus on a mobile device, install the Swank Media Player App.

Firefox, IE, and Safari users have to download Google's Widevine Media Optimizer plugin.  You should be presented with the option to download the plugin when accessing the Swank Digital Campus platform.  

widevine plugin download on Firefox

In Chrome, no plug-in installation should be necessary. Widevine CDM is now a component of Chrome.

For more information about technical requirements for using Swank Digital Campus, see Swank's FAQ .