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Integrating Library Resources into Canvas

Kanopy Streaming Films

Kanopy License Agreement

The Kanopy Streaming Films database allows unlimited streaming for the titles that Reynolds Libraries has paid an annual license for. When you access the Kanopy homepage, all the titles you see on this homepage are films we currently have licensed.

To view a film, move your mouse over the film title you are interested in and click on See More.

When the next screen appears, click on Play.

In addition, anyone can submit a purchase request for any title we don't currently have a license for.. Submitting a request does not guarantee that we can purchase the title. However, we will try and honor requests based on the needs of the requester and the current library budget.

Requesting a title is easy:

1. Search for and move you mouse over a title you are interested in. When a request window appears, click on Request Access.

2. When the next screen appears, complete the Request for Access form then click on Request Access to submit your request. You will receive a submission confirmation via email. A librarian will follow up with you within 48 hours to update you with the status of your request.

Do not hesitate to Ask Us if you have any questions regarding Kanopy or if you encounter any issues with access and/or streaming. We are happy that we can continue to provide access to this popular and useful resource!

Linking to a Video

1. Move your mouse over the film title you are interested in linking from your Canvas course and then click on See More.

2. When the next screen appears, click on the Share located under to the lower left under the film title and description. Then copy & paste the Link into your Canvas course.

Embedding a Video

1. Move your mouse over the film title you are interested in linking from your Canvas course and then click on See More.

2. When the next screen appears, click on the Share located under to the lower left under the film title and description. Then copy  the embed code.

3. Go to your Add Page screen in Canvas. Enter a title for the video in the title box. Click on Insert under the title box. When the Insert menu appears, click on Embed.

 

4. When the Embed Code window appears, paste the embed code in the box then click on the Submit button.

5. When the video appears, scroll down and click on the Save or Save & Publish button near the bottom right of the Add Page screen.

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.