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Kanopy - Streaming Videos

Kanopy is a streaming video resource with a collection of over 26,000 films on every subject imaginable and from leading producers such as Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, New Day Films, HBO California Newsreel, Kino Lorber, PBS, and BBC.

Kanopy Tools

Including Kanopy in your multimedia presentations

While you can't embed a Kanopy video into PowerPoint, you can include a link to the video or clip.

1) Simply copy the film link into the Powerpoint, or

2) Paste an image relevant to the film into Powerpoint and then pasting the direct film link "behind" the image so that clicking on the image will open the film. To do this:

  • Add the image to PowerPoint
  • Right-click the selected text or image, then click Hyperlink. The Insert Hyperlink dialog box will appear.
  • On the left side of the dialog box, click Existing File or Webpage.
  • Click the drop-down arrow to browse for your file. ...
  • Select the desired file. ...
  • Click OK.


Access to the Kanopy collection of movies is available through the joint support of OSU Libraries and Ecampus.