Each video resource has it's own help or tips section.
If you are experiencing issues or have specific problems please refer to the help section for that specific resource.
To ensure you are using the correct links, all links for library resources should be preceded by http://libresources.sait.ab.ca/login?url=
For assistance with this we have created a link helper located on our website under Faculty Services - Teaching Support page.
Please follow the instructions on that page to ensure you have the best link to use.
All our video products can be found at : A-Z List of e-Resources: Video
Films on Demand Log In Problems - There appears to be an issue with Windows 7 that prevents access to Films on Demand videos when the link is clicked from a Microsoft document. Please see the Films on Demand Help below.
Will Criterion-on-Demand work on my mobile device?
All movies available on Criterion-on-Demand Digital Rights Management (DRM) for playback. Unfortunately, Apple’s IOS, Google’s Android, and Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8 operating systems do not officially support DRM – therefore Criterion on Demand will not work on a mobile device.
For Alexander Street help please visit the help section of their website at https://search.alexanderstreet.com/help.
You will find information on many topics including creating an account, search tips, clips and bookmarks, sharing content,
Searching on CBC Curio (accessed from the A-Z List of e-Resources)
Input your search term. A list of items related to your search term will appear. From that list, select the item you would like to use (you can preview it first), click More Details
Once you see more information about the video you will see a Share link, click on that link to see the Permalink you will need to add to your document or the Embed Code that will allow you to embed the video into Brightspace/D2L. Please be aware that not all resources behave the same way.
Copy the Permalink or Embed Code and paste as needed for your appropriate method.
Video materials will appear on your results list when performing a search for library materials using the Library webpage.
If accessing the resource using the A-Z List of Resources you will be directed to the main search box of the resource. At this point you may select a type of movie to see the titles within that type or you may search for a specific movie.
To see a list of all current titles available, go to the bottom of the page and select the All Titles link. This will direct you to a title by title list in year order, most current first.
After finding your item in Library Search, click on the item record title to see more information.
That information will look like this:
Right click on the URL "Click here for the electronic version" to obtain the URL link to copy.
Paste that link into your document or Brightspace/D2L.
Once students click on the link and pass through authentication processes they will access the video.
If available, they will be offered a choice to view the video with subtitles(captions) or without.
Please note that some items will not be available for off-site viewing.
Those items will be noted by the following information in the video record:
Known Issue with Films on Demand
There appears to be an issue with Windows 7 that prevents access to Films on Demand videos when the link is clicked from a Microsoft document.
If at any time when using or searching for materials on the Films on Demand site you see the following image:
Please change your browser to Firefox and attempt your access again.
If the problem remains, or Firefox is not available at your workstation, try the following:
Please email Library AV Services (firstname.lastname@example.org) if you encounter further issues with accessing digital streamed video materials.
** Currently all browsers installed on a Mac will require the use of Silverlight to playback DRM protected content.
Click More Info Then Click Embed
Copy the Video URL or the Embed Code. Paste as necessary to suit your use.
By Clicking the Edit Video you will be able to create your own clips of just the sections you would like to show.