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Creating Clips in Specific Streaming Video Databases
After accessing these databases from Auraria Library's website, create an account. The registration process is simple and each database requires a user to be logged in to create clips.
Alexander Street (Includes Academic Video Online (AVON), Counseling & Therapy in Video, Filmmakers Library, Opera in Video, and Theatre in Video.)
- Click on Clips at the top of the screen.
- Choose start and end times by dragging the green start box and red end box to the desired points
Films on Demand (FOD)
- All Films on Demand videos have pre-made segments in a list on the left side of the opening page.
- At the bottom of the pre-made segment list, click on Create Custom Segment
- Fill in start and end time for the clip you're creating
To set captioning as the default:
- Sign into your user account.
- Click User Options in the upper right.
- In the User Options menu, click My User Preferences.
- Under Closed Captioning, select the Show by Default checkbox.
Using Interactive Transcripts
- Click on the Transcript tab to the right of the video player to view the interactive transcript.
- Jump to a different section of the video by clicking on a word within the transcript; the video will skip to that point.
- Jump back or ahead using the status bar on top of the transcript module, or within the player itself. Or, use the Search bar to locate a specific part.
Saving the URL to a Films on Demand Video
- Don't use the web page URL at the top of the page - that URL is not permanent, and may change.
- Use the Title or Segment URL located beneath the opening screen of a video.
Kanopy (Note: Though Kanopy's a great collection, getting to the clip-making process is not intuitive. It's not difficult, just not obvious!)
- In the More menu under the video screen, choose Create Clip/Playlist
- A Create Playlist box will appear. Name the Playlist and choose Create
- Choose Edit Playlist
- Choose Edit
- You will now be able to name and describe your clip and choose a start and end time for the clip
Showing Streaming Videos in Class on Auraria Campus
Instructors, you need a great Internet connection to reliably stream videos in Auraria campus classrooms.
To ensure you have a good connection when using an AHEC-supported classroom...
- Plug your laptop into the Ethernet connection rather than connecting over wi-fi.
- If possible, test the wireless in any classroom before holding class.
- Problems? Your campus IT may be able to help.
- CU Denver: IT Services Help Desk Phone: 303-724-4357
- MSU Denver IT Services Help Desk Phone Number: 877-352-7548.
- CCD: IT Services Help Desk Phone: 303-556-4283.