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Physiotherapy: Multimedia

To find multimedia material using Library Search

You can use Library Search to search for multimedia including images, photographs, video, audio and musical recordings. Just enter your topic into the search box:

Use the content Type limiter to narrow your search results to multimedia content types e.g Video Recordings (you may have to scroll)

Medical Images

ClinicalKey, BMJ Best Practice, and Ovid are major sources of images, however some of the following sources provide access to copyright free or CC licenced images.

Alexander Street Press

The Health Sciences Collections on Alexander Street Press include:


eTV provides FREE access to recorded TV programmes, live streams and on demand videos for University of Otago staff and students.

Note that eTV content cannot be watched on computers on the Otago Student network may need to watch content off-campus.  It is recommended that eTV is accessed using Firefox

Go to eTV

Ovid databases

Ovid button

Ovid has now introduced multimedia functionality to the OvidSP database platform. Videos and images from a range of books and Lippincott Williams & Wilkins journals are now available for searching together with Ovid databases.

  • Include Multimedia Checkbox - allows you to choose whether or not to include Multimedia as part of your search

Ovid search box

  • Removal of Thumbnails from Initial Search- you will no longer see thumbnails within your initial search results, but will have easy access to all results by clicking on the Multimedia results banner
  • Improved View By Results Toggle - shows you how many Text and Multimedia search results get returned

Anatomy & Physiology resources


Kanopy Videos image

A streaming service that provides access to video content sourced from leading suppliers. The Speaking from Experience series - patients and carers talking about particular conditions - is available through this service. 

Go to Kanopy