Streaming videos and image sources: Kanopy

Database details

Kanopy is a comprehensive multidisciplinary streaming video platform with collections of documentaries, movies and training videos.

Visit the Kanopy Help pages to search for help on commonly asked questions related to captions, transcripts, embedding films, creating clips, and more.

 

Content areas Multi-disciplinary
Software requirements

Desktop browsers require the Adobe Flash Player plug-in

Mobile device compatibility Android and iOS
Transcripts Yes. Click on More and select Transcript while the video is playing
Linking Yes. It is possible to link to individual titles, clips and playlists
Embedding Yes
Clips and playlists Yes. A personal user account needs to be set up first. For further information check the User guide
Playlists Yes. A personal user account needs to be set up first. For further information check the User guide
Captions Available for some videos

Permanent link in Kanopy

Access the video through the Kanopy streaming video database.

Click on the video title

  • When the page has opened, click on the ‘Share’ button and copy the link and paste into VU Collaborate

Embedding Kanopy videos into VU Collaborate

  • Access the video through the Kanopy database
  • Click on the video title
  • When the page has opened, click on the ‘Share’ button
  • Change from 'Share' to 'Embed'
  • Copy and paste the embed link into VU Collaborate