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UW Libraries' Media Collection -new

The Libraries' Media Collection is located on open shelving on Level 1 of Coe Library. It is searchable in UW Libraries' catalog.

  • Videos: DVD/Blu-Ray collection of over 9,000 titles suitable for kindergarten through adult audiences. The collection features educational titles as well as award-winning theatrical films and television series.
  • Music: CD collection contains approximately 1,800 titles. The collection focuses on classical and jazz music.
  • Kits: Collections of educational materials.
  • Audiotapes: Small number of cassette tapes.
  • CD-ROMs: Discs containing electronic files, primarily published by the Federal Government.


Media Carrels

  • Two carrels are available for use on Level 1 of Coe Library near the DVDs. One is a regular DVD player and the other is a BluRay player.

Loan Policies

Media Collection materials are available for checkout by the campus, local, and state community for one week at the Coe Library help desk on Level 2. (See map below.)

DVDs have one renewal.

CDs are available for checkout for three weeks with one renewal.

New DVD Purchases and Media Purchase Requests

Check out our newest DVD arrivals in our catalog.

And to place a media purchase request, make the jump to our Request form.

Media Accessibility

You can search the Libraries' catalog for films that contain specific notes related to:

Many titles in the Libraries' Streaming Video Databases include closed captioning, and some include transcripts.