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Linking Library Resources in Canvas

This faculty-oriented guide provides directions on how to link to library online resources in your Canvas course. This guide includes detailed directions on how to create persistent links to content in the library's article databases.

Persistent Linking Instructions for Kanopy

Follow these steps to create persistent links to films or film segments in Kanopy:

  1. Open Kanopy from the Library Databases page.
  2. Find a film title or a film segment.
  3. Click on a film title or the film segment.
  4. Click on the Share icon under the film box. Copy the Share Link.
  5. Open a text editor and paste the database URL. 
  6. Add the remote access prefix ( before the database URL.
  7. Paste the complete URL (prefix plus database URL) in your Canvas course, email message, online syllabus, etc.

Example Persistent Link

Kanopy - Share video segment