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Finding Videos

How to search for streaming videos for inclusion in a Canvas course.

Each section of this page has instructions for finding or creating a permalink for a resource from a particular database or vendor. If you do not see an example for the database that you need to use listed here, contact the library for assistance.

Do not copy and paste the URL in your browser's web address bar unless directed to do so in the information presented on this page.

Information about streaming videos

Use the following search box to find streaming videos from any of our platforms/vendors.

In general, we recommend that you do not use an embed code to add UWGB videos to Canvas because it can occasionally cause access problems. If you choose to use an embed code, please also provide the permalink for your students.

Films on Demand

  1. When viewing a video, select Share under the video player.

  2. Select Embed/Link.

  3. Click to copy the Record URL. This link will allow UWGB users to access the video from on and off-campus.

For more information about Films On Demand, see the Films On Demand Quick Start Guide in the document below. 

Alexander Street

  1. When viewing a video, select Share under the video description.

  2. Click the first Copy button (under via Permalink). This link will allow UWGB users to access the article from on and off-campus.

Docuseek

  1. When viewing a video, select Embed under the video player.

  2. Copy the URL listed under Permanent Link. This link will allow UWGB users to access the video from on and off-campus.

Kanopy

  1. When viewing a video, select Share under the video description.

  2. Click the first Copy Link button. This link will allow UWGB users to access the video from on and off-campus.