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A guide to the educational streaming video service for classrooms and Canvas

Procedure to access Kanopy documentaries and films

Student or Faculty member requests video for instructional purposes 

  • Requestors will be asked to provide a course number. Additionally, student requests will require professor verification of the need for the film.
    • Simultaneous requests for multiple titles will be handled as a single request.
    • Decisions will be made on a title-by-title basis
    • Decisions will be communicated in one cumulative response to the requester.
  • If  request for purchase is approved
    • The requestor will receive a notification within 5 business days
    • The notification will include the date the request is approved, an estimated time frame for availability and an instruction to the requestor to check availability.
  • If a request is denied
    • ‚ÄčThe requestor will receive an explanation

How to Request Access to a Kanopy Film

If the Library does not have access to a film in Kanopy, you will see this screen. 

Please enter your information and the request is submitted.  Please include the course number in the "Your Message" box.