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How to Use Films on Demand

Create a Direct Link to a Film Segment Using Playlists

  • Locate the film you need in Films on Demand
  • Look at the box beneath the film window and click on the Add to button (see screenshot)
  • From this screen you will need to login to your Films on Demand account; if you don't already have one, click on the link to create one
  • After logging in, select the Playlist tab at the top of the screen
  • Select the playlist you want or create a new Playlist
  • To find the URL for your playlist(s), select the "Go to My Content" link at the top of the screen
  • From the list of Playlists, select your list and go to the drop-down to the right of your Playlist and select "Share"
  • From the Share screen, choose the Share/Embed Playlist tab and copy the Record URL, Embed Code, or LTI Link
    • The LTI link is best for including in Canvas
  • Here's an example of a full playlist URL:
    https://libproxy.uww.edu:9443/login?url=https://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=102639&AssignmentID=VD97CH
  • Check the URL to make sure it does not contain blank spaces

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