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Media sources at Camosun Library: Home

Camosun Library has over 3300 films in the collection, held at both the Lansdowne and Interurban campuses.

Borrowing Videos

Students, faculty & staff can borrow up to 50 items for 7 days!

If you do not return them you will be charged the replacement cost + $15 for each item. NOTE that the price of a DVD for classroom use is often over $200.00!

Community borrowers cannot borrow media.

Booking Videos

Video (VHS and DVD) booking service

The library provides VHS and DVD videos for classroom use by instructors. 

  • Videos have been purchased with the appropriate public performance rights, enabling you to use them in a classroom setting.
  • The library catalogue lists all the videos available for booking.
  • If the library does not own the video you require, speak to staff about arranging an inter-library loan.

Videos are booked on a first come, first served basis. Booking early means you are more likely to have the resources you want when you want them.

Library staff prefer to take pre-bookings for a whole term. Fill out the online booking form or email your request. Lansdowne: media@camosun.bc.ca 250-370-3607 or Interurban: intmedia@camosun.bc.ca 250-370-4532

If you are assigning a video for viewing outside of class you can place a video on reserve. Students can borrow the video for 2 hours, and view it in the library. DVD/VHS players are located in all group study rooms at Lansdowne and Interurban, and  in the viewing rooms at Lansdowne. Students can book a room to view a video at the library's student room booking system.