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Streaming Videos for Instructors

This guide will assist you in accessing the Library's streaming video databases and show you how to embed videos into Canvas.

Add Feature Films to Your Classroom

As the library has paid for a deposit account with Swank Digital Campus, we are looking to add new titles suggested by you! Create an Instructor User Account to begin requesting titles. Please see the tutorials below for help getting started.

Requests will be forwarded to the Aquisitions Librarian, Hanna Paquette ( for consideration. Titles are licensed for a one-year period and will automatically expire upon that date. Please note that each episode of a television series is licensed individually. Priority will be given to online courses.

How to Create an Instructor Account

  1. Enter the Swank Digital Campus database and click the Login/Instructor link in the top right menu.
  2. On the login page, click the Register as Instructor link.
  3. Complete the registration fields, and click the Register button. For the email address, we recommend using your email address so that the librarians recognize you and know how to reach you with any questions. If you forget your password later, just ask a librarian to reset it for you.
  4. Locate the email that was sent to the address you entered. Click on the verification link. You'll only be asked to verify your account once a year.
  5. Click the login button.
  6. You now have access to all of the licensed content and the opportunity to make an online request when you search for additional titles needed.

How to Request a Film with Your Instructor Account

  1. As an instructor you have access to both licensed content and content that is available to order. To log in with your Instructor account, click the Login/Instructor link.
  2. Enter your email address and password. If you've forgotten your password, please contact the library.
  3. Click the Login button.
  4. Enter a title in the Search field to search the library for licensed titles or click the Go to Advanced Search link for both licensed and available content.
  5. To request a title, click the Request button.
  6. Fill in the required request fields.This information will be sent to the librarian or designated Digital Campus representative for your campus.
  7. If you want to request one title, click the Send Request button. If you wish to search for other titles, click the Add to Queue button.
  8. When you choose Add to Queue to request multiple titles, you may continue searching for titles. In the upper right hand corner, the list of requested titles and the quantity is displayed. When you are ready to submit your request, click Submit Request.
  9. You will receive an email confirming that your request has been sent. You will either be contacted with any questions about the request, or you will receive an email letting you know that the content is available (usually takes a few business days).