New in VMR!
Want to watch a film from our collection? Don’t have a DVD drive in your laptop or computer? VMR is now circulating DVD drives for seven days at a time from the DVD circulation desk. Borrow one and make it a movie night!
About the Collection
The Pratt Institute Libraries make available to faculty, students, and staff an extensive film and video collection of over 6,000 unique titles to support teaching and learning through the Visual and Multimedia Resources (VMR) department. The collection of DVDs, VHS tapes, 16mm films, and other assorted formats are available for circulation and viewing on the Lower Level of the Library. Screening rooms are also available through VMR. The collection can be searched in PrattCat, the Library's online catalog. The physical collection is supplemented by a streaming video subscriptions through Alexander Street Press and Kanopy.
Winter Darkness Week on Streaming
A dosumentary detailing the effects of lack of sunlight in winter months. In cold and harsh places like Lapland, the winter sunlight is short, with the sun rising around 10am and setting at 2pm. This is causing locals to suffer from depression and sleeplessness.
Click Here For Video Please note- this week's video is hosted on Alexander Street Press, a streaming service with thousands of documentaries available though Pratt libraries! If you are trying to watch it off campus, simply create an account using your oneKey to start watching!
Winter Darkness Week on DVD
Winter Darkness Week on 16mm
Shows how railroad workers struggle with cold and the elements to help keep a fast passenger train operating safely and on time.
Pratt Institute Libraries
Library Lower Level
200 Willoughby Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11205
Administrative Hours: 9-5 M-F
Circulation: See Regular Library Hours
Suggest a Purchase
VMR collects films and videos relevant to the Pratt community’s academic needs, but also to promote the relaxation and intellectual and artistic development of the student body. Members of the Pratt community are encouraged to suggest new titles by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or submitting a request through our online Material Request Form. Preference is given to titles that will be used regularly in classes.