Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.
site header image

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

Get Help: Ask a Librarian

Andersen Library Reference Desk

Phone: (262) 472-1032

Call or visit during Reference Desk Hours

Make an Appointment with any Librarian

Get help via email

Get help 24/7 with Ask a Librarian Chat*

*UW-W librarians staff are staffing this chat service on an irregular basis during winterim 2021. You may chat with non-UW-W librarians at any time, and we will follow up if needed.