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Nutrition: Streaming Video

This guide will provide starting points for research in nutrition.


Kanopy  provides on-demand streaming video for over 12,000 educational films; Students can search by topic to find award winning documentaries, training videos and theatrical releases. 

Getting Started with Kanopy

First things first--you don't need to create an account to use Kanopy.  Once you've logged in with your RAM ID if off-campus, or access Kanopy from on-campus, you have the option of creating a  user account.  What are the benefits of doing this?

  • You can edit films (e.g. create clips and playlists) and store these for later reference
  • You can create watchlists of your favorite films and store these for later reference
  • You can keep a record of your viewed films for your reference (and for finding other film suggestions)
  • You can optimize your user experience, as when you log in we can ensure to tailor the user experience and profile the films most relevant to you.

You can create a personal user account on Kanopy by selecting the "Sign in" button at the top right of the Kanopy website and creating a user profile.

Additional help can be found at For Viewers Help

Films on Demand

FIlms on Demand iconYou may stream videos from Films on Demand, which is accessible through the Library's Articles & Database webpage. This database contains many educational videos relating to nutrition. 

Two ways to find videos:

1. Search by keyword: In the search box, type your search terms.


nutrition AND obesity
careers AND nutrition

2. Browse: Click on "Collections."


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