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Beyond the Textbook: Integrating Library Resources into Blackboard

Integrating Library Resources into Blackboard

Linking to Database

  1. Go to: http://library.vccs.edu/license-bin/linker.plx?ahis
  2. Type the title of the video in the search box located near the upper right side of the screen.
  3. When the results screen appears, click on the video title

4. When the video appears, click on the </> Embed/Link option under the video clip.

5. When the Permalink to / Embed code window appears, copy and paste the permalink into your Blackboard course.

You DO need to include the proxy prefix. It is already included in the URL.

Your final URL should look like this - click on the url below to go to the video:

http://ezjsrcc.vccs.edu:2048/login?url=https://search.alexanderstreet.com/view/work/2748533

Embedding Video in Blackboard

1. Click on the </> Embed/Link option located under the  video clip.

2. When the Permalink to / Embed code window appears, copy & paste the code into your Bb course.

3. Make sure to click on the HTML option from the Blackboard Content Information menu. If you don't see the HTML option, click on the Show More icon located on the right side of the menu.

4. When the HTML code view window appears, paste the embed code.

 

Browser security options and playing embedded videos in Blackboard

Google Chrome:

  1. Click on the shield icon to the right of the Google Chrome URL address box.
  2. When the following message appears, This page includes script from unauthenticated sources, click on Load unsafe script.

Internet Explorer:

  1. From the Only secure content is displayed message on the bottom on the screen, click on Show all content.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Click on the lock icon to the left of the Firefox URL address box.
  2. When the following Secure Connection message appears, Firefox has blocked parts of this page that are not secure, click on the right hand arrow.
  3. When the next Secure Connection message appears, click on the Disable protection for now button.

Login to view an embedded American History in Video clip in Bb

1. Scroll down the Welcome to Alexander Street window.

2. When the Matching customers menu appears, select J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College, then click on the AUTHORIZE AS SELECTED CUSTOMER button