Answered By: Mark Giffen
Last Updated: Jan 10, 2020     Views: 594

It's easy!

  • Start at
  • Click on Databases
  • Click on the K database tile
  • Click on Kanopy Streaming Video
    • Enter your netID and password
  • Visit the Streaming Media guide to request a purchase for the Kanopy platform


Organized like Netflix, Kanopy has:

  • Feature-length films
  • Popular documentaries
  • Art house favorites
  • The Great Courses
  • International films
  • The Criterion Collection
  • Sundance and Oscar-winning films
  • Trending and critical picks


Once signed in you can:

  • Watch online
  • Create clips and playlists
  • View word-for-word transcripts
  • Copy and paste embed code for courses and assignments
  • Share links to videos via email and social media
  • Enjoy unlimited access via any device, including iOS, Android, Apple TV, Roku, and Chromecast


*Note: Community researchers may access library databases on-campus. See Library Computer Use Policy for requirements.

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