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Stony Brook University

Integrating Library Resources Into Brightspace

This guide will show you how to link to and embed library resources within your Brightspace classes.

Embedding Streaming Video

We have a number of subscriptions to streaming video resources. When available, you will have two options of integrating content into Brightspace:

  • By linking out to the content in the database platform
  • By embedding the content to play within Brightspace

Kanopy

To Link to the Video

1. Find the video in Kanopy and click the Share button.

2. Copy the Share Link URL.

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3. In Brightspace, add the link to the module you want using the Upload/Create - Video or Audio option.

 

To Embed the Video

1. Find the video in Kanopy and click on Share and then Embed. Copy the embed code.

4. In Brightspace, add the video in the module you want using the Upload/Create - Video or Audio option, pasting the embed code in the box provided.

 

Students have the option of viewing the embedded video at full screen.

 

Swank

You can see the Libraries' currently licensed Swank videos here. You can also use SEARCH to look for a specific title.

To Link to the Video

Once you have found the video you want in Swank:

1. Click on Share and then Copy Direct Link. The URL will be copied to your clipboard.


 

2. Paste the link into Brightspace.