The University of Washington, in conjunction with the UW Libraries Media Center, is working to point students towards websites that provide free and legal access to audio and visual materials, through streaming or downloading.

Thursday, June 18, 2009

Free Movies & Films

http://www.freemoviesandfilms.com/

Collocates movies and television shows that are freely and legally available on the web for streaming. Can be organized by Last Added, Top Rated, and Most Viewed.

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Monday, June 8, 2009

Legal Torrents

http://beta.legaltorrents.com/about

LegalTorrents is an online digital media community. We discover and distribute high quality open-license (Creative Commons) digital media and art, and provide support to Content Creators. LegalTorrents hosts creative content in its entirety, ensures fast, reliable downloads, and enables users to directly sponsor Content Creators and their work. LegalTorrents distributes content with the full permission of the rights holders and use the peer-2-peer file-sharing technology called Bittorrent.

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Saturday, May 23, 2009

Internet Archive

http://www.archive.org/

The Internet Archive is a non-profit that was founded to build an Internet library, with the purpose of offering permanent access for researchers, historians, and scholars to historical collections that exist in digital format.

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Tuesday, May 19, 2009

Joost

http://www.joost.com/

A way to watch videos – music, TV, movies and more – over the Internet by providing both "traditional" ways to find media – by title or category – or by finding suggestions from other people on Joost.

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Jadsters

http://www.jadsters.com/

Combines the movie theater experience with the ability to sell your movies and video games to an endless amount of customers in a unique and easy way.

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Fancast

http://www.fancast.com/

Fancast is a site dedicated to giving fans instant access to an extensive video collection of television shows, movies, trailers and clips, so they can tune-in, catch-up and critique their favorite television programming.

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Thursday, May 14, 2009

SnagFilms

http://www.snagfilms.com/

SnagFilms is a website where you can watch full-length documentary films for free, and where you can also “snag” a film and put it anywhere on the web. SnagFilms is committed to finding the world‘s most compelling documentaries, whether from established heavyweights or first-time filmmakers, and making them available to the wide audience these titles deserve.

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