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Get started using the Library's Films on Demand database of over 25,000 educational streaming videos.

Films on Demand

Films on Demand

Films on Demand is an online database of almost 20,000 streaming educational videos on a wide-range of subjects.

Table of Contents:

Locating Films on Demand on the Library web site

Creating an Account

Where to Find the Permalink to share with students via email or D2L

  • To share a film via email or D2L you will need to use an authenicated permalink (a link that will work both on and off campus)
  • Locate the film you want in Films on Demand
  • Look for the Share option underneath the film, click on Share then click on Embed/Link  (view short video demo)

How to Create a Custom Segment

  • Locate the film you need in Films on Demand
  • Look the Segments option underneath the film (see screenshot)
  • Click on Segments then login to your account
  • You can then easily create a segment by clicking on Set Start Time and Set End Time then give your segment a name and save it (view short video demo)
  • Your custom segments are available clicking on your account then My Content (see screenshot)

How to Create Custom Playlists

  • Creating custom playlists from multiple films is challenging but definitely doable
  • Login to your account
  • Go to a video, click on the Add To option under the video, click on Playlist then Create New Playlist - give your new playlist a name
  • Choose a segment from the preselected choices or create a custom segment (see above), add that Segment to your new playlist
  • Go to the next film that you want to create a segment, create your segment and save to your new playlist
  • Repeat until you've created your custom playlist.  Unfortunately Films on Demand does not allow you to access all your custom clips in your account
  • View short video on how to create custom playlists

How to Embed Videos in D2L

  • Learn how to embed Films on Demand Videos in D2L: Instructions
  • Please contact Bob Flatley at flatley@kutztown.edu or 610-683-4168 if you need help with embedding videos


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