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Streaming Video

Provides information on streaming video resources available through Widener University.

Do I Need Public Performance Rights?

Use this flow diagram to determine if you need to purchase PPR.

Public Performance Rights via Kanopy

One of our subscription streaming video services, Kanopy, has expanded their cinematic film collection and licenses to include PPR for popular films.  Purchasing PPR through Kanopy gives everyone with Widener credentials access to the video and the ability to host public movie nights.  If you are interested in purchasing PPR through Kanopy, please fill out our PPR Request Form below.


Searching Kanopy for PPR

To search the Kanopy catalog for videos that have PPR available, follow these steps:

  1. Go to
  2. Select "Search"
  3. Enter a title or keyword
  4. Select "PPR Available" from the filter under the search bar

Example of Kanopy PPR search interface