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Sinclair Library: Audio & Video Digital Archiving

Streaming Videos

Since March 2009, Sinclair Library has been digitizing many of its older videos, focusing on those in the Hawaiian and Pacific collections. Digitized videos are now available online via links in the Voyager catalog. A UH username and password are necessary for accessing the videos. See the complete list of reformatted videos available online. A video tutorial is available with more information on searching the catalog for streaming videos.

Learn more about the details of the video reformatting project.

Browse frequently asked questions about the video project.

Free Online Videos: Hawaii/Pacific

To Watch Videos

If you find a streaming video in the library catalog, click the link at the bottom of the Holdings Information. You will need to log in with your UH username and password. Videos can only be played in the browser (not downloaded), and QuickTime must be installed for them to work.

Videos listed on this website can be viewed by simply clicking the link for the year or day you want to watch.


How do I find streaming videos in the catalog?

To get a list of all the videos currently available online, just type "Sinclair streaming" (without the quotation marks) into the Basic Search box

Are there any software requirements?

Our streaming videos work in all major browsers. QuickTime (available for free at must be installed on your computer, though, so the browser can play the video.

Is this legal?

Yes. U.S. Copyright Law Section 108(c) permits libraries to reformat materials that are deteriorating or in obsolete formats for preservation purposes.

See complete list of frequently asked questions.

Project Website

For more information about the video reformatting project, please visit the project website (will take you away from the Sinclair website).