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Streaming videos and DVDs

A guide to finding and using streaming videos and DVDs.

Linking to streaming videos

The most foolproof way to link to streaming videos is via the library catalogue record, using the URL provided at the bottom of the page. Catalogue links should always provide access to our licensed videos. 


If you wish to link directly to a video (to avoid seeing the catalogue record), right click on the Streaming Video link and then copy the link address. This URL should include an ezproxy prefix that looks like This will prompt users to log-in when off-campus in order to view to the video.


Many streaming video collections also allow you to embed streaming videos in Brightspace and make clips/playlists. Each collection has different features and functionalities, so if you need any help finding and using videos in your courses, contact