Available at : Online Access
Off-campus Access Rights : P - PolyU Staff/Students only
Tutorial : Embed JoVE videos in Blackboard
Terms and Conditions

JoVE (Journal of Visualized Experiments) provides a rich collection of videos on scientific techniques and methodologies to support teaching and learning. As a video journal, it also publishes peer-reviewed scientific video protocols to accelerate biological, medical, chemical and physical research.

JoVE covers 2 broad collections to support teaching and research respectively.

Education collection:

  • JoVE Core - covers animated video lessons that explain key concepts, and show actual research experiments conducted in today’s laboratories. Subjects include: Biology, Chemistry, Molecular Biology, and Social Psychology.
  • JoVE Science Education - covers videos that demonstrate key concepts and fundamental techniques on a variety of subjects, e.g. Biology, Chemistry, Physics, Clinical Skills, Engineering, Psychology. 
  • JoVE Lab Manual - offers comprehensive, curriculum-focused videos for both instructors and students in introductory biology and chemistry lab courses. Each video contains Instructor Prep video, Concept video and Student Protocol video. 

Instructors may embed JoVE videos in Blackboard to support teaching. Contact us if you have any questions. 

Research collection:

  • JoVE Journal - covers videos on research methods and experimental techniques for research articles. The video articles are indexed in PubMed and Web of Science.
  • JoVE Encyclopedia of Experiments - an online video encyclopedia of advanced research experiments for scientists in academia and biotech.

Explore a full list of JoVE subject collections.


Important Notes:

  • Users should not use Virtual Private Network (VPN) service when accessing e-resources from off campus. This may trigger suspension of user's account.
  • For security reason, you are advised to change NetPassword regularly via IdPortal and follow the password rules. Please visit the ITS website for details.