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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, click on the Copy Permalink button,

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4. When the Copy Permalink window appears, copy & paste the permalink into your Canvas course.

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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, click on the Copy Embed Code button.

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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 tab, paste the embed code, then click on the OK button. 

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

Alternate option for embedding an American History in Video

1. An alternate option for embedding an American History in Video is to select the More External Tools icon (V)  from your Add page screen.

2. When a menu appears, select Alexander Street Video.

3. You will be brought to a search screen in Canvas where you can search for an American History in Video and then select the Embed option to automatically embed the video.

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Browser security options and playing embedded videos in Canvas

Google Chrome:

1. Click on Not Secure to the left of the Google Chrome URL address box.

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2. When a Your connection to this site is not secure window appears, click on the Site settings option.

3. When the Google Chrome Settings screen appears, scroll all the way down and select Allow from the Insecure Content menu.

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4. Go back to the video page in your Canvas course and click on the refresh button. The video should appear and you will be able to play it.

Microsoft Edge:

1. Click on the browser window/shield icon located to the left of the Microsoft Edge URL address box..

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2. When a window appears with the message, You're only seeing secure content, click on See all content.

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3.  The video should appear and you will be able to play it.

Mozilla Firefox:

1. Click on the lock icon to the left of the Firefox URL address box.

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2. When a Connection secure window appears with the message, Firefox has blocked parts of this page that are not secure, click on the right hand arrow.

3. When the next Connection Security window appears, click on the Disable protection for now button.

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4. The video should appear and you will be able to play it.