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Streaming Video Collections: Kanopy

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

About

Kanopy is a streaming video resource with a broard collection of over 26,000 films on every subject imaginable and from leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, HBO California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, BBC, First Run Features, The Video Project, Media Education Foundation, Documentary Education Resources. Kanopy’s website makes it easy to watch, share and discuss films across campus. Enjoy!

Linking

Each video from Kanopy has an embed code. 

To link to videos in Kanopy

  • Identify a video in the Kanopy database.
  • Click on the "Embed" button below the video player and copy/paste the code provided.
  • Copy the persistent link to employ in Canvas or other course management system tools for creating content

Create Shareable Playlists and Custom Clips

Instructions: Playlist and Clip Creation Tool

1. You can access the Playlist and Clip Creation Tool from any video by clicking the "PLAYLIST/CLIP" button under the video player

2. Complete the form with your name, e-mail address and playlist title.  Click on "Create" to start crating your playlist.

3. Review your information and click "Save & Select/Edit Clips".

4. Click on "Add a new clip"

5. Choose a video by either searching or browsing

6. Finalize the clip(s) selection and "Save and Publish"

7. Your playlist has now been created and two URLs have been created and e-mailed to you.  The first UrL is your published plyalist to be viewed or shared with others.  The second URL can be used to edit or delete your playlist at any time.

Note: Click Here for complete instructions

 

Accessiblity

  • If you need help using the keyboard accessible video player, please contact Kanopy to assist you
  • Closed Captioning and Transcripts are available on most videos.  If a film is without captions and they are desired, there is a simple request option, located directly from the film page in question.
  • No player is required to view the videos.  For a PC you only require Flash, which most computers already have installed.  Videos can also be played on all iPads, iPhones and other mobile devices.

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.