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Linking Articles & Films in Canvas: Linking To Streaming Videos

Linking Articles & Films in Canvas

I found a streaming video I want to link to, where is the persistent/permanent link I need?

Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) Video

For Academic Video Online (Alexander Street Press) videos:

Click the "Share" tab, then click the "Copy Permalink" button.

Arrows highlighting share and copy permalink links

The URL already has the UW-Stout EZProxy in it, so there is no need to add it in again.This will direct students to the video from on and off-campus.

Or, If you wish to embed the video directly into your Canvas course, click on the Copy Embed Code

Films on Demand Video

For Films on Demand videos:

Click "Share" underneath the video. Then Share To: "Embed/Link"

Record URL link and Share link highlighted on Films on Demand webpage

 

Copy and paste the Record URL into your Canvas course. The URL already has the UW-Stout EZProxy in it, so there is no need to add it in again. The link will direct students to the video from on and off-campus.

You can also copy and paste the LTI Link to embed the video into Canvas.

Kanopy Videos

For Kanopy videos:

Click the "Share" button, then copy the "Share Link" URL.

 

Here's an example of the URL from Kanopy:

https://uwstout.kanopy.com/video/freedom-fighters

 Add the UW-Stout Library proxy server URL to the FRONT of the Kanopy URL:

https://ezproxy.lib.uwstout.edu/login?url=     +     KanopyURL

For example: https://ezproxy.lib.uwstout.edu/login?url=https://uwstout.kanopy.com/video/freedom-fighters

This will direct students to the video from on and off-campus.

Swank Digital Campus Videos

For Swank Digital Campus videos:

Click "Share" and "Copy Direct Link" underneath the video.

Highlighting Share and Direct Link links on Swank page

 

Copy and paste the Direct Link URL into your Canvas course. The URL already has the UW-Stout Authentication in it, so there is no need to add it in again. The link will direct students to the article from on and off-campus.

Tips

Additional Information:

  • If you do not see an example for the database that you need to use listed here, contact the library: Go to our Ask-a-Librarian page to get 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.
  • To allow off-campus users to view content, most links will require the UW-Stout Library proxy server URL as part of the link you send to students. The info for each of the databases/providers explains how to do this.
  • Library proxy server URL: 
    https://ezproxy.lib.uwstout.edu/login?url= 
  • Persistent or Permanent link is a URL that will remain stable over time and allows a user to access the linked document later. A persistent link may be referred to as Permanent, Durable, Jumpstart, Stable URL or Digital Object Identifier (DOI) Name.
  • Please Note: Putting a URL through the Off-Campus Access Link Generator will not allow non-Stout affiliates to access online library-licensed resources. Only Stout students, staff, and faculty with valid credentials have remote access to library-licensed electronic resources.