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JoVE for High Schools in Northampton and Lehigh Counties: Home

This is a guide with information for a pilot partnership between Lehigh University Libraries, JoVE and high schools in Northampton and Lehigh counties to provide no-cost access to JoVE STEM videos.

The Basics

What is JoVE? JoVE is a company that provides STEM educational resources in video format. It began as a publisher of a peer-reviewed academic video journal, then expanded into offerings at a more introductory level in STEM education. JoVE's products are used at many colleges and universities to enhance STEM learning and research.

How are the Lehigh University Libraries involved? The Lehigh University Libraries began subscribing to JoVE in 2020 as a way to enhance STEM education generally but especially in light of covid-19. The Lehigh University Libraries and JoVE agreed to open access to all high schools in Lehigh and Northampton counties for the 2020-2021 academic year.

How long will my school have access to JoVE? For the 2020-2021 academic year, JoVE is available to all high schools in Lehigh and Northampton counties as a pilot. After the 2020-2021 academic year, the Lehigh University Libraries will assess use of the service and determine whether to continue paying for access for all high schools in Lehigh and Northampton counties.

More Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Is my school eligible to receive access?

A: As part of the pilot program, Lehigh University Libraries is able to offer no-cost access to any high schools in Lehigh and Northampton Counties for the 2020-2021 academic year.

Q: What do I need to do if I want access?

A: Contact JoVE directly at from your school email account to set up access. You will need to provide your high school name (to confirm you are eligible) and may be asked for additional information.

Q: Do we have access to all of the content from JoVE?

A: Yes. The JoVE College Ready STEM Partnership program provides schools access to all of JoVE's content. The Science Education Library and the JoVE Core video textbook are the central offerings for schools, but all of their peer-reviewed content is available as well.

Q: Do you have any literature I can share with my faculty/staff/administration to tell them about JoVE Science Education?

A: Yes. A one-page overview is available in the center column of this page, or at this link.

Q: I need assistance with using the tool? Can I receive help? Or a demonstration?

A: Yes, Stacey Davis, or one of the other representatives from JoVE, is happy to assist with product help and demonstrations.

Don't see your specific question? Contact JoVE at, or Phil Hewitt, Engineering Librarian, or Jasmine Woodson, Assistant Director and Education Librarian, at and, respectively.

Using JoVE in a High School Setting - Conrad Weiser H.S. in PA

Conrad Weiser High School in Pennsylvania adopted JoVE. The above video, produced by JoVE, describes their experience.

Learn more at the JoVE website for high schools -

Using JoVE: 5 Minute Demo

One-Page Overview (PDF)

Contact Information


General Email: 

Lehigh University Libraries

Phil Hewitt, Engineering Librarian -

Jasmine Woodson, Assistant Director and Education Librarian -



How To

Curriculum and Standards: Examples