Open Access Streaming Media

Ted Talks

TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks.


Vimeo is a well known video sharing site specializing in user-generated content, media production how to videos, independent films.

BBC History of the World in 100 Objects

100 programs that retell humanity’s history through the objects made. Each episode consists of an image of the item discussed, and a radio narration lasting about 15 minutes.

Documentary Heaven

Documentary Heaven is a compilation website for documentaries. The site does not host videos itself, but rather links to and organizers documentaries that are already hosted on other sites such as YouTube and Vimeo. The site gives a brief summary of each documentary and allows comments.


TeacherTube is a video sharing website. It is designed to allow those in the educational industry, particularly teachers, to share educational resources such as video, audio, documents, photos, groups and blogs.