This page covers getting permanent links to Library resources. View information on adding video and audio content to Learn.UQ (Blackboard) from UQ eLearning.

Find and link to video streams

  1. Go to the Advanced Search of Library Search
  2. Enter your search topic or title in the search box
  3. Change the Content type to Video & audio
  4. Click Search
  5. Select Available online under Refine my results 
  6. Click on the title of the result you want, to reveal the Send to options
  7. Click on Permalink and copy the URL from the box that opens, to add to your Learn.UQ (Blackboard) course

 

Find and link to database videos

Databases with streamed video content include:

  • TV News - TV news stories, current affairs and documentary series broadcast on Australian television. Individual stories may be downloaded to the desktop in a compressed video format
  • EduTV - documentaries, drama and series, classified by learning area, from free-to-air and pay TV channels
  • Alexander Street Press - video collections for business, education, anthropology, dentistry, nursing, counselling and more
  • Kanopy -  collection of documentaries, interviews, feature films and more, arranged by subject
  • Naxos Music Library - collection of digital music
  • Lynda.com - online training videos and tutorials focusing on software and skills in IT, design and business

Search databases directly as an alternative to finding video and audio via Library Search:

  1. Go to our Database gateway
  2. Search for a database by title or subject
  3. Locate your content in the database
  4. Locate an embed/link or static URL option for your item
    Note: the location of this option may vary depending on the database product.
  5. Copy the ezproxy URL to add a link in your Learn.UQ (Blackboard) course

Create clips of database videos

Create a clip

  1. Go to our Database gateway
  2. Search for a database by title or subject
  3. Locate your content in the database
  4. Look at the video playback toolbar and locate a 'Create a clip' button
    Note: the location of this option may vary depending on the database product.
  5. You may have to create an account for the database product
  6. Create and save the clip

Get a link to the clip

  1. Go to the clips area for your user account for the database product
  2. Copy the link to the clip for use in your Learn.UQ (Blackboard) course