The time to request a video is before the semster starts. If you wait too long, the Kanopy funds for the semester may already be depleted.
If you know the title of the video you want:
This is what the request form looks like:
The form asks for your name, email address, and how you would describe yourself. Faculty would select "Academic."
In the body of your message, please tell me
The request form goes to the Coordinator of Library Media Services, who will respond to your request within 3 working days.
When the request is approved, the library pays a one-year license for the video, and the video appears on the library's Kanopy page.
All CSUSB students, faculty, and staff may view that video for free for one year. When the license expires, the video disappears from the library's Kanopy page, and a faculty member must request the video again.
If you don't have a specific title in mind but you have a subject, you have a few options.
It is impossible for any library to license/purchase every curricular resource; therefore, we have selection policies that govern how we decide what to license/purchase. This is a summary of our approval criteria for videos:
If your students watch videos as part of extra credit assignments, or if you ask them to view videos of their choice as part of regular assignments, please direct them to use the videos we have already licensed.