The VAST Video Collection is Alexander Streetís
premiere collection of video content. VAST includes access to the
American History in Video,
Area Studies Video Online,
Art and Architecture Video Online,
Business and Economics in Video,
Counseling and Therapy in Video,
Criminal Justice and Law in Video,
Dance in Video,
Education in Video,
Ethnic Studies Video Online,
Ethnographic Video Online,
Health and Healthcare in Video,
Humanities Video Online,
Opera in Video,
Philosophy and Religious Studies in Video,
Politics and Current Affairs Video Online,
Psychology Video Online,
Science Video Online,
Theatre in Video,
Womenís and Gender Studies Video Online,
World History in Video,
World Languages and Literature in Video
Videos found in any of the collections above can be
directly embedded in D2L course content for viewing by
you students. Please use the
- Once you locate
appropriate video, click on the
- On the window that
appears, click on "Copy Link"
D2L and go to
an appropriate course for which you have been listed
as an instructor.
- Click on the "Content"
link in the blue menu bar and make sure "Manage
Content" is selected.
- Click on "New Topic" to
add an item to a new or existing module. Choose the
- Fill out the required
information and paste the copied link from an
Alexander Street Video resource into the "URL"
- To make sure users away from campus can view the
video with remote access, paste the Library proxy
server prefix at the beginning of the pasted URL.
The prefix is:
This will allow students off
campus to authenticate with their last name and A
number before viewing the video. See below for
an example of how it should look after being added
to the "URL" field. There should be no space
between the prefix and the copied URL.
- Click the
at the bottom of the screen to add the video link to
the Content menu.
- Your students should now
be able to watch the video within the content
section of the D2Lshell for your course.
- The video should appear
after clicking on the appropriate link (it may take
a moment to appear on the screen). Students
can click on the "play arrow" in the middle of the
embedded item to begin watching the video.
- The video can be viewed in
full screen mode by clicking the "Full screen video"
- For additional assistance
please contact Michael Hooper, Electronic Resources
Librarian, at email@example.com .