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Streaming Videos

This guide provides a list of our streaming video platforms.

For Faculty Use for Courses

Course Reserve: Faculty who wish to use streaming video content for their course may contact us by

  1. Visiting the E-Reserve site which has all of our Course Reserve Content listed.
  2. Contact our Reserve Specialists

Note: The QC Libraries complies with the current Copyright Guidelines for CUNY Libraries.

For more information, please visit our E-Reserves page.

Embedding Videos

Video Linking and embedding

1. Videos on the platforms (ASP, Docuseek, Kanopy, SWANK) all have a permalink and embed code associate with it.

For example in Alexander Street Press videos or Academic Video Online (AVON), under Share or Embed/Link you will see both the persistent link and embed code.





You may copy the permalink to use in Blackboard.

Embedding Links in Blackboard:

In Blackboard:

  1. Go to Content
  2. Select the Build Content Drop down and select Web Link
  3. Copy the permalink from Alexander Street Press as shown above
  4. Paste that link in the Create Web Link --> Web Link Information --> URL box
  5. Name the url and save


  • Do not use the URL displayed in your Web browser's address bar.

Remote Access

All Queens College students, staff, and faculty can access to the libraries’ electronic resources off-campus. To use databases and electronic resources while off-campus you must verify affiliation with Queens College when prompted.

You may:

a. Use your library barcode and password. Your library barcode is at the back of your Queens College ID and unless changed is also your password. For questions regarding barcodes, please email with your barcode and/or EMPL ID numbers.

b. You may also login with your CUNY Login Credentials. Your CUNY Login credentials follow the pattern:, where “NN” is the last 2+ digits of your CUNY EMPLID. If you are a guest user, your CUNY Login account username will be the one you set in the CUNY Portal.

If you forgot your CUNY Login credentials and need to reset either your username or password, please visit the CUNY Login Account Service page:

For more information about your CUNY Login Credentials, please visit this page:

Please complete the Electronic Resources Access Form: if you are experiencing any technical issues and/or need further assistance. You may also contact us via one of the listed options:

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