I tried to watch a film in Kanopy and I had to fill out a form. How can I see it?

In these cases, Kanopy asks the library to purchase an additional license in order for our users to view the film through their service.

The film may be available through another of our streaming service platforms:

Due to rising Kanopy costs, the library is restricting additional licenses for films streamed via that service to faculty requests for course materials and for use with doctoral dissertations. 


See also our "What's going on with Kanopy?" FAQ or the Harvard Library Changes to Kanopy Streaming Service announcement for more information about our new subscription model.

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In observance of Independence Day, there will be no library services Friday, July 1 through Monday, July 5, 2021. There may be a slight delay in our responses to inquiries received over the long weekend. If you're experiencing an ongoing technical issue when you attempt to access library materials with your HarvardKey, please report it to Library Technology Services.




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