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Linking to Library Resources: Videos

Learn how to build persistent links to online books, videos, and more.

Access Science - Animations & Video

  • Go to the Library Services Website
  • Click Databases A-Z
  • Choose Access Science from the list of databases
  • Conduct a search and click on a video
  • Click on the Share link below the video, and More
  • Click Copy URL and paste in the appropriate location with Off-Campus Access prefix

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Books 24X7 - Leadership Channel

  • Go to the Library Services Website
  • Click Online Collections, then Video Collections
  • Select Books 24X7 - Leadership Channel
  • Conduct a search and click on a video
  • Click on the envelope icon above the video
  • Click Copy URL and paste in the appropriate location.

Note: You do not need to add the Off-Campus Access prefix for Books 24X7 - Leadership Channel

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CBC Digital Archives

  • Go to the Library Services Website
  • Click Online Collections, then Video Collections
  • Select CBC Digital Archives
  • Conduct a search and click on a video
  • Click Citation below the video
  • Click Copy URL and paste in the appropriate location.

Note: You do not need to add the Off-Campus Access prefix for CBC Digital Archives

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Films on Demand

  • Go to the Library Services Website 
  • Click Online Collections, then Video Collections
  • Select Films on Demand
  • Conduct a search and click on a title
  • Copy the link under Title URL and paste in the appropriate location with Off-Campus Access prefix

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Gale Databases

The following Gale databases include videos:

Academic OneFile, Canadian Periodical Index Quarterly (CPI.Q.), Computer Database, Criminal Justice Collection, Educator's Reference Complete, Fine Arts & Music Collection, Popular Culture Collection.

Gale database example:

  • Go to the Library Services Website
  • Click Databases A-Z
  • Choose Academic OneFile from the list of databases
  • Click Advanced Search
  • Conduct a search, limiting by document type: Video file
  • Click on a video title
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the article
  • Copy the Document URL and paste in the appropriate location with the Off-Campus Access prefix

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Gale Databases - Other

The following Gale databases use an alternate search:

Canada in Context:

  • Go to the Library Services Website
  • Click Databases A-Z
  • Choose Canada in Context from the list of databases
  • Above the search box click More - Videos
  • Conduct a search
  • Click on a video title
  • Scroll down to the bottom of the article
  • Copy the Document URL and paste in the appropriate location with the Off-Campus Access prefix

Literature Resource Center:

  • Go to the Library Services Website
  • Click Databases A-Z
  • Choose Literature Resource Center from the list of databases
  • Click Advanced Search
  • Conduct a search, limiting by document type: Video file
  • Click on a video title
  • Click Play video
  • Copy the URL in the address bar and paste in the appropriate location with the Off-Campus Access prefix

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Lynda.com

  • Go to the Library Services Website
  • Click Online Collections, then Video Collections
  • Click on Lynda.com
  • Conduct a search and click on a video
  • Click on Share button, above video
  • In the pop-up window, click the Link tab
  • Copy the "Copy link for someone within Sheridan College" URL and paste in the appropriate location

Note: You do not need to add the Off-Campus Access prefix for Lynda.com.

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NBC Learn

  • Go to the Library Services Website
  • Click Online Collections, then Video Collections
  • Select NBC Learn
  • Conduct a search and click on a video
  • Click on Share, under the video in the pop-up window
  • Click Copy URL and paste in the appropriate location with the Off-Campus Access prefix.

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NFB Education

  • Go to the Library Services Website
  • Click Online Collections, then Video Collections
  • Select NFB Education
  • Conduct a search and click on a video
  • Copy URL in address bar and paste in the appropriate location

Note: You do not need to add the Off-Campus Access prefix for NFB Education.

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Nursing - Video on Demand

  • Go to the Library Services Website 
  • Click Online Collections, then Video Collections
  • Select Nursing - Video on Demand
  • Conduct a search
  • Click Get URL
  • Copy the link under and paste in the appropriate location with Off-Campus Access prefix

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Safari Books Online: Video Courses & Conference Videos

  • Go to the Library Services Website
  • Click Online Collections, then Video Collections
  • Select Safari Books Online
  • Conduct a search and click on a video title
  • Copy the URL in the address bar and paste in the appropriate location with the Off-Campus Access prefix

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Theatre in Video

  • Go to the Library Services Website
  • Click Online Collections, then Video Collections
  • Select Theatre in Video
  • Conduct a search and click on a video
  • Click on Embed/Link, above the video
  • Click Copy URL and paste in the appropriate location with Off-Campus Access prefix

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Off-Campus Access Proxy

To enable access from off-campus locations, you will need to add the following prefix to the persistent link:

http://login.library.sheridanc.on.ca/login?url=

Example:

http://login.library.sheridanc.on.ca/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com

Databases with no Persistent Link option

The following databases have videos but do not provide persistent links.