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Media Collections Online ( ) is a service provided by IU Bloomington Library Technologies to support online access to video and audio collections. MCO will eventually offer full support is used for media course reserves and streaming for digital media collections, replacing legacy platforms such as the Video Streaming Service and the Variations Digital Music Library, as well as providing . MCO is also used to provide access to many library, archival and other collections at IU.

If you have questions about using MCO to provide access to your media collection, For more information about the features of Media Collections Online please read about the technology we use, the Avalon Media System.


Media Collections Online does not provide the ability to download source files for items. If you would like to inquire about the original master files for media available on MCO, please use the contact form to get in touch. Most likely, you will be directed to the contact for that collection who may be able to provide you with further information.

If you are a collection manager who needs access to an original master file, please use the same form and a system administrator will be able to retrieve the original file from the tape archive.