University Video Collections

in Video - Arts & Culture, Video - Politics/Society, Video - Science | February 23rd, 2007

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  • Harvard Video Archive
    • You can find more free Harvard video here.
  • MITWorld
    • A free and open site that provides on-demand video of significant public events at MIT.
  • Oxford Internet Institute
    • Catch webcasts of prominent speakers, events and conferences held by the Oxford Internet Institute.
  • Princeton University Web Media
    • Catch streamed video lectures from Princeton
  • University Channel (Princeton)
    • Princeton has assembled a collection of public affairs lectures, panels and events from academic institutions all over the world. You can find podcasted lectures here from some of the world’s leading thinkers.
  • Stanford Graduate School of Business
    • Audio and video speeches/lectures from one of the leading b-schools in the country.
  • Stanford Humanities Center – Audio/Video Archive
    • An excellent collection of some of the biggest thinkers out there.
  • UC Berkeley (webcasts.berkeley)
    • From this page, you can access webcasts and podcasts of full-fledged Berkeley courses and events.
    • You can also access Berkeley videos straight from Google Video.
  • UCLA
    • UCLA provides live webcasts of important campus events, archives them, and makes them available for on-demand viewing.
  • Yale University – Democratic Vistas
    • As part of Yale’s Tercentennial celebration in 2001, the university presented a series of 15 lectures on the condition and prospects of American democracy. The series, captured in video, features some ofYale’s leading scholars.
  • Yale University – YaleGlobal Online Magazine
    • This online site, run by the Yale Center for the Study of Globalization, has numerous video interviews with major international leaders and thinkers — for example, Thomas Friedman, Mohamed ElBaradei, Lawrence Summers and former President Clinton.

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  1. Allen Lew says . . .
    March 4, 2007 / 9:59 pm

    Surprised you didn’t link to the UC Berkeley Google video page (though it contains mostly the older videos on, but you’ve mentioned it before:

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    September 22, 2009 / 3:58 pm

    What about Academic Earth. It includes most if not all of these, it’s much easier to navigate, and it includes other useful resource materials like class assignments etc…

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  15. College Papers says . . .
    June 2, 2011 / 11:57 am

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  17. issa asad says . . .
    July 27, 2011 / 12:28 pm

    this is a great list of courses and it’s free! thanks.