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    Linking and Embedding Films on Demand Videos through D2L


    Following are some specific tips to help you integrate both Title/Segment URLs and an Embedded Player in your D2L courses.


    Linking to Films on Demand Videos

    1.  Navigate to Films on Demand ( (you may need to log in if you are off campus) and search for the title or segment you'd like to link to.
    2. Select the video/segment you wish to link from the results list (or from your playlist).
    3. Scroll down below the video clip. There will be a box labeled "Title URL" (see example below) if you are embedding the whole video or "Segment URL" if you are embedded just one clip. Copy this entire URL. Do not use the URL from your browser window at the top of the screen.

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    Embedding Films on Demand Videos into D2L

    1. Log in to D2L and open your course. Navigate to Content.
    2. Add a new module or navigate to the module in which you want to add the video/video clip.
    3. Select "Create a File"
    4. In the "Title" box, give the video whatever name you would like it to have. To get to the HTML editor, choose the ellipsis button if the "Insert Stuff" icon D2L Insert Icon is not already an option in the toolbar.
    5. Ellipsis

    6.  Select the "Insert Stuff" icon D2L Insert Icon.

      Insert Stuff Menu

    7.  To embed the video/video segment, select "Enter Embed Code".  Use the "Alternate Embed Code" from Films on Demand:
    8.  Alternative Embed Code


    9. Click on the "Next" button in the lower right corner. Enter a title in the box on the next screen if you did not already. Click the "Insert" button.
    10. Back in the "Create New Topic" screen, click the "Save" button. The link/video playback can be tested by going to the "Manage Content" screen and click on the new link.
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