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Kanopy Streaming Film Guide: User Account

A guide about basic content and function of the Kanopy streaming educational video service, as well as how to link into Blackboard.

Create User Account

Note: The account you create below is not tied to your St. Mary's University accounts. Because it is an account you create, library and university employees are not able to help you retrieve or recover your account information.

You can create an account by using your social media (Facebook or Google+) account or by creating a Kanopy account with your email address. With the Kanopy account, you can:

  • Edit films (e.g. create clips and playlists) and store these for later reference;
  • Create watchlists of your favorite films and store these for later reference; 
  • Keep a record of your viewed films for your reference (and for finding other film suggestions);
  • Post comments on any video;
  • Send questions to filmmakers;
  • and more...

Sign in screen