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Embedding the Library in Canvas

This guide will help faculty with linking library content into their Canvas courses.


Embedding Videos from Kanopy

Step 1: From the Library's list of databases, scroll down to the bottom of the page to find Kanopy under the Streaming Videos section.

Step 2: Click on the LOG IN button on the top right corner of the page

Kanopy log in button top right corner

Step 3: You must be logged in to your Kanopy account in order to view videos, create playlists, and clips. Choose Don't have an account yet? Get Started in the top right corner and fill out the form using your MyVCCCD to create your account. Alternatively, if you've already created an account, log in with your MyVCCCD credentials. 

Log in page for Kanopy

Step 4: Search or browse Kanopy to find a video to embed into Canvas and click on the Share button under the selected videoShare button Kanopy

Step 5: Click on the Embed button under the video player and copy the embed code

Embed button Kanopy

Step 6: Navigate to your Canvas page where you want to embed the video and click on the Embed button

Canvas Embed button in Kanopy

Step 7: Paste the embed code that you copied from the video you selected in Kanopy and press SubmitScreenshot of Canvas with the Kanopy embed code copied

Step 8: Press SaveScreenshot of Canvas with the Kanopy video embedded into a page