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Streaming Video Collections: JoVE

A tutorial on how to use streaming video collections. Information on linking, clips, playlists, and accessibility.


JoVE, the Journal of Visualized Experiments, is the world's first peer reviewed scientific video journal. Established in 2006, JoVE is devoted to publishing scientific research in a visual format to help researchers overcome two of the biggest challenges facing the scientific research community today; poor reproducibility and the time and labor intensive nature of learning new experimental techniques.

Sections included: Biology, Bioengineering, Science Education: Basic Biology

Section Linking

You can create links to specific sections or to individual articles. Below is a list of sections and their respective links:

  Science Education: Basic Biology:

Article Linking

Each video (article) in JoVe has a persistent URL. No modification is necessary to use these links in Canvas.
To link to a video from JoVe

  • Identify a video in JoVe
  • Launch the video
  • An authenticated persistent link to the video displays in the URL address bar on your browser
    • Alternatively, there is a persistent URL in the sidebar labeled:  "Share this Article"
  • Copy and Paste the appropriate URL into Canvas, syllabi, documents, or web pages

Embed a Science Education Video

  • Click the embed button in the lower right below the video
  • Grab the embed code and import that into your page


JoVE does not offer closed captioning for journals. 

Closed captioning and transcripts are available for Science Education collections.

Electronic Resources & Collection Assessment Librarian

Off Campus? Access Is Easy!

Start from the Library Website, just find what you want and log in with your Mines Multipass when prompted.


The JoVE video player is compatible with HTML5 and Adobe Flash. Older browsers that do not support HTML5 and the H.264 video codec will still use a Flash-based video player. We recommend downloading the newest version of Flash here, but it supports all versions 10 and above.