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Media Resources: Embed Media/Create Playlists

Embed a Kanopy Video

How to embed video from Kanopy

1.  Find the video you wish to embed and go to that video's page

2.  On the video page, click the EMBED button to get the code.


3.  Copy / paste the code to embed the video into D2L* or a Web page

*Note:  The current best practice for sharing videos inside D2L is to use the URL or permanent link rather than the embed code. There is a confict between the secure content of D2L and the non-secure video thus preventing videos from playing unless browser security settings are changed.

Kanopy Playlists & Clips

NOTE:  Before creating a playlist, you must create an account using your email address and creating a password. 

Detailed Instructions (PDF) on adding clips to your playlist.

Kanopy Accessibility

Instructors: Some Kanopy videos contain closed captioning. If you plan to show or assign a Kanopy title that is not captioned, please click "Report" below the video player for the film in question and request captioning. Kanopy will respond to you within 48 hours to confirm that captions are now available. 

Citing Kanopy Videos

Use the example below to cite a video from Kanopy. 

Link to a Video

1.  Display the video you wish to link to.

2.  Click on the "Share" button and copy the link. 

3.  Paste the URL into your web page or content in D2L.

Linking or embedding videos from Docuseek

To add content from Docuseek2 to D2L or other web sources:

  • Find the title you want to share.
  • Click the Link TO /EMBED button found on the screen at the top right

A window with code for embedding the video as well as a permanent link to the video is displayed.  Sometimes, linking can be the simplest choice, but it's a personal preference. 


Content in Docuseek2