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Embedding Library Content in Blackboard

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How to Embed Films on Demand into Blackboard

  1. Open Films on Demand from the Library Website
  2. Search or browse for the film you want
  3. Click on Share -> Embed Code 
  4. Copy the Alternate Embed Code

  1. Open your course in Blackboard and navigate to the content area where the video will reside
    • Content areas where videos can be embedded can include an item, a page, or anything else that opens a rich text editor box.
  2. Switch to the HTML view (see illustration below)
  3. Paste the code and click Update and then Submit

  1. You can add a web link instead of embedding a video. From Blackboard -> Build Content -> Add a Web Link
  2. Under the video on the Films on Demand website click on Share -> Direct Links and copy the Title URL and paste into Blackboard
  3. If you have questions or need help please contact Rhonda Postrel (617-989-4809) or Ella Epshteyn (617-989-4378).