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Integrating Library Resources into Canvas

American History in Video

Linking to a Video

1. From your search results, click on the video title

2. When the video appears, click on the Share option near the top of the screen.

3. When the Share window appears on the bottom of the screen, copy & paste the Permalink into your Canvas course.

**You DO NOT need to include the proxy prefix. It is already included in the American History in Video Permalink.

Click on the permalink below to go to the article.

Embedding a Video

1. Click on the Share option near the top of the screen.

2. When Share window appears on the bottom of the screen, copy the Embed Code.

3. Go to your Add Page screen in Canvas. Enter a title for the video and click on the Insert/edit media icon.


4. When the Insert/edit media window appears, click on the Embed button, paste the embed code, then click on the OK button. The proxy prefix is already in the embed code.

5. When the Add Page  screen appears again, click on the Save or Save & Publish button.

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

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

Browser security options and playing embedded videos in Canvas

Google Chrome:

  1. Click on the shield icon to the right of the Google Chrome URL address box.
  2. When the following message appears, Insecure content blocked - This page is trying to load scripts from unauthenticated sources, click on Load unsafe scripts.







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 a 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.