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Linking to Articles, eBooks, and Streaming Videos from the Library's Databases: Alexander Street Press Videos

Vast Streaming Video Linking Outside of Blackboard

The following instructions are for creating links outside of Blackboard. 

   1. Search for an item and open the full record for it. Click ‘Embed/Link,’ located underneath the video. 

   2. In the new window that pops up, select the 'Permalink' URL, copy it, then paste the URL into the desired link location.

   3. An example of a Vast Streaming Video URL would look like this:  http://search.alexanderstreet.com.ezproxy.bellevue.edu/view/work/2048794.

   4. Once created, the student will be able to click on the link and be immediately taken to the item, whether an article, video, or database. They will not need to log-in again in order to access the Library webpage or other resources.

Vast Streaming Video Linking in Blackboard

The following instructions are for linking in Blackboard only.      

   1. Search for an item and open the full record for it. Copy the URL from the browser’s address bar, and paste it into a location where you can edit it.

   2. You will need to insert http://ezproxy.bellevue.edu:80/login?auth=bb&url= immediately in front of the URL.

   3. An example of a Vast Streaming Video URL would look like this:  http://ezproxy.bellevue.edu:80/login?auth=bb&url=http://search.alexanderstreet.com/vast/view/work/2048794

   4. Once created, the student will be able to click on the link in Blackboard and be immediately taken to the item, whether an article, video, or database. They will not need to log-in again in order to access the Library webpage or other resources.