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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.

Creating a New Kanopy Account

You will need to setup an Account with your OSU ONID on the Web Browser/Desktop version of the Kanopy site:

  • If you are using Kanopy on a Mobile or Streaming Device for the First Time
  • If you need to access Advanced Kanopy Features such as Playlists and Clips

Access the Oregon State University Web Browser/Desktop version of the Site


Click the LOG IN TO OREGONSTATE button.

OSU Kanopy Desktop Site


At the next page, click the LOG IN TO  OREGONSTATE button.

Log in to Oregon State University

Sign in with the "Current OSU students, faculty, staff" link.

OSU Libraries Sign In

Enter your OSU credentials.

OSU Login Screen


Complete DUO Authentication.

DUO Authentication Required


Click the SIGN UP button in the upper-right corner of the Kanopy home page.

Kanopy Sign Up Button


Click the SIGN UP WITH GOOGLE button.

Sign Up with Google

Enter "" where "youronid" is replaced with your ONID username.

Google and OSU ONID

If your Kanopy account was created successfully, you will see your name at the top right-corner of the Kanopy home screen.

Kanopy Signed In

You can now use your OSU ONID/GOOGLE account through the LOGIN option on your Mobile App, Web Browser, or Streaming Device.


CONTACT US if you need additional help with Kanopy.