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Canvas and Library Integration

How to integrate library resources and services into Canvas using persistent links

Link to Streaming Videos in Alexander Street video collections

  1. Go to the library website and click on Databases
  2. Using the Select a Database Type filter box, limit the search to Streaming Video

Database Type Filter Box highlighted

       3. Select the Alexander Street database you would like to use. 

  • Academic Video Online
  • American History in Video
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video Volume 3
  • Dance in Video
  • Theatre in Video 

       4. Search for the video you want and click on the title

       5. Click on the "Share" link to find the embed code and permalink button options.

Embed/Link Button highlighted

         6. Copy and paste the link 

Video Link highlighted

7. Open Canvas and use the embed code or link on a Canvas page where you want to share the content.

Alexander Street API for Canvas

Please contact Steve Shapiro if you would like to use the Alexander Street API in Canvas. 

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