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Films On Demand: Getting Started

A guide to locating and sharing Films On Demand video content.

Films On Demand logo and login

Films On Demand is a streaming video collection of over 20,000 titles including award-winning documentaries, educational videos, and artistic performances. These videos include closed captioning and searchable transcripts and may be easily embedded or linked within Canvas courses, as detailed on this guide.

Login to Films On Demand in a new browser tab or window.

Finding videos in Pirate Search

Pirate Search includes results from Films On Demand. Use the Source Types limiter on the left-side of your Pirate Search results to find streaming videos by (1) clicking "Show More" if necessary, and (2) checking the "Videos" box.

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Video tutorials about Films On Demand

Embedding Films On Demand videos in Canvas

You can embed Films On Demand content using the editor's toolbar within Canvas as shown in this 3-minute screencast (view in full screen).

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Locating links to Films On Demand full-length videos or segments

The Record URL is a permanent link that can be placed in Canvas pages or discussion posts or shared with other Park University students or employees by email. Clicking into any Films On Demand full video or segment will display its title and Record URL as shown below.

Films On Demand permalink

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