Overview:

Kanopy videos can be linked in D2L. This article documents the process of creating an authenticated Kanopy video link in D2L so that students may access the video from within D2L on- and off-campus.


Linking a Kanopy video in D2L

  1. Navigate to the desired video in the Rohrbach Library’s Kanopy database. Click the “Share/Embed” button and then click “Embed.”


  2. Within the embed code, find the part that starts with ‘http://navigator-kutztown.passhe.edu’. This link will located directly after ‘src=’. Highlight and copy (ctrl + c or command + c) the entire link found within the quotes (up to the word “frameborder.”

    DO NOT INCLUDE THE SINGLE QUOTATION MARKS FOUND BEFORE AND AFTER THE LINK.


  3. Return to your D2L course. In the Content area, enter or create a new module and create a new link by clicking “Upload / Create > “Create a Link.”


  4. Enter a title for the video link. Paste the copied link into the URL field. Choose “Open as External Resource.” Then click “Create” to create the link in your D2L module.


  5. The link will appear in the module for students to access. When the link is clicked, students will be taken to the video page where they can click “Play” to begin the video.