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Streaming Video: Kanopy Film Collection

Kanopy Film Collection

What can I do with this resource?

Kanopy Film Library is a streaming video resource with a primary emphasis on documentaries, but also features feature-length domestic films and foreign cinema, as well as educational series. The Kanopy interface is dark, modern, and presents itself like a streaming service you might use at home; the splash page provides recommendations and divides films into dynamic categories, but it may be easiest to browse by subject.

You may stream films in the classroom, for ICE events, or for club use. However, admission may not be charged for events or clubs. This is per our license agreement with Kanopy.

Users may also download the mobile app onto their devices and sign into a personal Kanopy account affiliated with USC Aiken. You would then be free to watch titles on your mobile device or stream it to a personal TV.

How do I share titles with students?

In order to provide off-campus access, you will need to locate the stable URL for the video and then add the USCA proxy string ( before the URL to create a persistent link.

Step 1) A video's stable URL can be found by clicking the "Share" button underneath the player. Copy this link.

Step 2) In order to make this video accessible to students off-campus, you will need to take the stable URL and add the USCA proxy string before  the stable URL. This is the proxy string:

The end result will look like this: 

When distributing this link via email or Blackboard, please ensure that the entire URL is hyperlinked appropriately.

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