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Streaming Video Collections

About NFB

NFB Education is a film collection comprised of documentaries, animations, and films that examine global issues of concern to Canadians by the National Film Board of Canada. Also see their Interactive products. To sign up for full access, please contact eresources@sheridancollege.ca

How do I?

Copy a Direct Link

Copy and paste the URL in the address bar of the browser you are using when viewing the video.

Embed a Video

  1. Navigate to the video you wish to use.
  2. Click the Embed button '</>' beneath the video player and video description.
  3. Select the width you wish the embedded video to be.
  4. Copy and paste the generated embed code into your site. 

 

Create a Playlist

  1. Sign in to NFB.
  2. Navigate to the video you wish to use.
  3. Click on Add to Playlist beneath the video player.

NOTE: to create an NFB account, please contact eresources@sheridancollege.ca

 

Create 'Chapters'

  1. Sign in to NFB.
  2. Navigate to the video you wish to use.
  3. Click on Create Chapters beneath the video player.

NOTE: to create an NFB account, please contact eresources@sheridancollege.ca

FAQ for Instructors

Can I add a video to SLATE?

Yes. You can embed videos in SLATE using the instructions provided above.

Can I stream this for my students while in class?

Yes. Streaming in a classroom setting is permitted.

How do I add playlists or create 'chapters'?

This is a faculty only features, please contact the library at eresrouces@sheridancollege.ca, to learn more. 

Technical Requirements

Operating Systems: Windows 7+, MAC 10.5+
Browsers: Internet Explorer 7.X+, Mozilla Firefox, Chrome, Safari, Opera

Additional features:

  • Streaming only. Can be downloaded for a cost.
  • Off-campus access is permitted
  • Closed captioning available
  • Direct, permanent links to videos available
  • Embed code provided
  • Mobile-friendly