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Integrating Library Resources into Canvas

Films on Demand

Linking to a Video

1. Click on the full title or segment title for the video you are interested in linking from your Canvas course

2. When the video appears, click on the Link option located below the video clip. 

3. When the Embed/Link window appears, copy & paste the Record URL into your Canvas course. You DO NOT need to include the proxy prefix. The proxy prefix is already included in the Record URL

You DO need to include the proxy prefix in front of the Films on Demand URL.

Click on the URL below to go to the video:

http://ezproxy.vccs.edu:2048/login?url=http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=18439&xtid=145229

Embedding a Video

1. Click on the full title or segment title for the video you are interested in embedding in your Canvas course.

2. When the video appears, click on the Embed/Link option located below the video clip.

3. When the Embed/Link window appears, copy the Embed Code.

4. You can also select a video size. The default size is Medium (660px Wide).

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

 

6. 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.

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