VAST: Academic Video Online  Connect to VAST: Academic Video Online
Also known as: Academic Video Online
Access: Internet-delivered database. There are three ways to connect:
  1. from a public computer in the University of Delaware Library
  2. from a University of Delaware campus connection in your dorm, lab, or office
  3. from an off-campus connection (University of Delaware ID required)

VAST: Academic Video Online brings together over 13,000 streaming video titles in a wide range of disciplines. By 2013, VAST expects to have over 20,000 films available for viewing. The database includes thousands of award-winning films from dozens of producers and distributors. Disciplines covered in the resource include:

  • American History
  • Area Studies
  • Art and Architecture
  • Business and Economics
  • Counseling and Therapy
  • Dance
  • Education
  • Ethnic Studies
  • Ethnography
  • Health
  • Humanities
  • Law & Criminal Justice
  • Opera
  • Politics & Current Affairs
  • Psychology
  • Religion & Philosophy
  • Science
  • Theatre
  • Women & Gender Studies
  • World History
  • World Language & Literature
Coverage: from the discovery of the Americas to the late 20th century
Personalization: Click the “Sign in to save playlists or clips” link. You can create playlists—themed collections of materials. Do this by clicking on the “Create a Playlist” link. Your playlists can contain whole videos, tracks, segments (clips) and/or other items such as links to any URL. You can annotate, edit, copy, share playlists, and all playlists contain their own unique static URL. The My Playlists tab contains your personal playlists and they are visible only to you.
Permitted Uses: Terms of use
Help: Click on “Help.” For further assistance, Ask the Library.
Users: unlimited concurrent users
Producer: Alexander Street Press, LLC

This page is maintained by Erin Daix, Collection Development Department.

Last modified: 05/15/14