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Streaming Videos: Streaming Videos

The Wilmington University Library now offers many resources for videos and films. They can either be used within a course for learning or as a research tool for students.

Want to link directly to a video or film in Canvas? Use the instructions below for each individual Video Collection.

Streaming Video Resources

Choose a video collection below:

Link/Embed Videos Directly Within Canvas

CREATE A DIRECT LINK OR EMBED VIDEOS WITHIN CANVAS:

Academic Video Online

To embed an Academic Video Online video in Canvas, follow the steps below:

  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Apps' (plug) icon and then select 'View All'. 
  • Select 'Alexander Street Video'. 
  • Search for a video using keywords or a video title. Click either 'Embed Medium size or Embed Large size' after choosing a video.  

Digital Campus

To link to Digital Campus film in Canvas,

  • After selecting a film, click 'Share' and then select the 'Copy Direct Link'. 
  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Links' icon. 
  • Type in a title into the Text field, paste the web address into the Link field, and click 'Done'.

Education in Video

To embed an 'Education in Video' video in Canvas, follow the steps below:

  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Apps' (plug) icon and then select 'View All'. 
  • Select 'Alexander Street Video'. 
  • Search for a video using keywords or a video title. Click either 'Embed Medium size or Embed Large size' after choosing a video.  

Ambrose Video Collection

To link to videos from Ambrose Video in Canvas:

  • In Ambrose Video, choose a video by clicking on the title.
  • On the next screen, click on the 'Links & Embedding' tab.
  • Copy the full web address in the 'Direct Link' field.
  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Links' icon. 
  • Type in a title into the Text field, paste the web address into the Link field, and click 'Done'.

SAGE Video

To link to videos from SAGE Video:

  • In SAGE Video, choose a video and click on the 'Link' icon.
  • Select a length from the drop-down and click 'Copy to Clipboard'.
  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Links' icon. 
  • Type in a title into the Text field, paste the web address into the Link field, and click 'Done'.

Harvard Business School - Faculty Seminar Series

To link to videos from the Harvard Business Faculty Seminar Series:

  • In Business Source Ultimate, choose a video by clicking on the title.
  • On the next screen, click on from the right menu.
  • Copy the full web address from the Permalink field.
  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Links' icon. 
  • Type in a title into the Text field, paste the web address into the Link field, and click 'Done.
    Need additional help? View instructions here.

   

To link to videos from Opposing Viewpoints or Global Issues in Context:

  • Choose a video by clicking on the title.
  • On the top right of the screen, click the 'Get Link' button. 
  • Click the 'Select' button and copy the full web address provided.
  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Links' icon. 
  • Type in a title into the Text field, paste the web address into the Link field, and click 'Done'.

Kanopy Streaming Video

To link to a Kanopy film in Canvas:

  • In Kanopy, select a film and click the Share button.  
  • Copy the web address from the 'Share Link' box.
  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Links' icon. 
  • Type in a title into the Text field, paste the web address into the Link field, and click 'Done'.

Films on Demand 

To embed videos from Films On Demand in Canvas:

  • In Films on Demand, select a video and then click 'Share'.
  • Next, select the Embed/Link tab and click the 'Copy' button under 'Record URL'.
  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Links' icon. 
  • Type in a title into the Text field, paste the web address into the Link field, and click 'Done'.

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