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Streaming Video Collections: Alexander Street

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

About Alexander Street

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Alexander Street products are curated, discipline-focused, primary-source collections, websites, and streaming media for learning and research.

Engineering Case Studies Online -  The analysis of engineering failures is an essential part of many engineering curricula today.  The database provides a single, comprehensive source for a wide range of video and text material focusing on engineering failures and successes.

Environmental Issues Online - The database is curated around specific environmental issues and events from the 20th and 21st centuries, enabling students to build a critical understanding of the relationship between people and the environment through social, cultural, economic, political, historical and ecological perspectives.

Get Started with Alexander Street

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Tips on how to search

Using the Video player

Be sure to find the best content you can with these tips on how to search on the Alexander Street platform. Learn about the basic functions and features of the Alexander Street video player.

Making Clips And Playlists


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How to make a clip

How to create a playlist

Highlight the most important piece of your content by making a clip in our audio and video players. Create a custom playlist to save and share your favorite content with others.

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