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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.

Featured Videos & Films

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, choose one of the methods below:

  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'More External Tools' button. 
  • Select the 'Alexander Street Video' button.  
  • Search for a video using keywords or a video title. Click either  after choosing a video.

OR

  • In Academic Video Online, select a video and then click the 'Share' tab at the top of the screen. Next, click the 'Copy Embed Code' button.
  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Insert/edit Media' button. 
  • Under the 'Embed' tab, paste in the embed code. Click Ok.

Digital Campus

To link to Digital Campus film in Canvas, click the 'Copy Direct Link' button after selecting a film.

  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Link to URL' button. 
  • Paste the web address into the URL field and click 'Insert Link'.
  • Rename the Link to the title of the film.

Kanopy Streaming Video

To embed a Kanopy film in Canvas, select a film and click the Share button. 

Select the 'Embed' tab and copy the embed code from the box.

  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Insert/edit Media' button. 
  • Under the 'Embed' tab, paste in the embed code. Click Ok.

Films on Demand 

To embed videos from Films On Demand in Canvas, choose one of the methods below:

  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'More External Tools' button. 
  • Select the 'Films On Demand' button. 
  • Search for a video using keywords or a video title. Click 'Embed' and then choose an embed option.

OR

  • 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 'Link to URL' button. 
  • Paste the web address into the URL field and click 'Insert Link'.
  • Rename the Link to the title of the film/video clip.

Education in Video

To embed an Education in Video in Canvas, choose one of the methods below:

  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'More External Tools' button. 
  • Select the 'Alexander Street Video' button.  
  • Search for a video using keywords or a video title. Click either  after choosing a video.

OR

  • In Education in Video, select a video and then click the 'Share' tab at the top of the screen. Next, click the 'Copy Embed Code' button.
  • In Canvas, locate a text editor box. Click the 'Insert/edit Media' button. 
  • Under the 'Embed' tab, paste in the embed code. Click Ok.

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 'Link to URL' button. 
  • Paste the web address into the URL field and click 'Insert Link'.
  • Rename the Link to the title of the film.

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 'Link to URL' button. 
  • Paste the web address into the URL field and click 'Insert Link'.
  • Rename the Link to the title of the video.
    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 'Link to URL' button. 
  • Paste the web address into the URL field and click 'Insert Link'.
  • Rename the Link to the title of the video.

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