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Finding, Viewing, and Embedding from Films on Demand

Instructions for finding videos of interest, for viewing a specific video, and for embedding or linking to a specific video.

Finding a video of interest

  1. From the library homepage, select Databases A-Z from either the dropdown menu or linked on the main search box.
  2. Select Films on Demand.
  3. If you are not already logged into My Buff Portal, you will need to do so.
  4. There are several ways to find interesting videos:
    1. Type related keywords into the search box, and search by title. This works better with fewer words and general concepts. If no results are found, search by segments, or try different keywords.
    2. View the list of collections, select the area of interest, and look at the title list. Or
    3. Select a preferred producers, such as BBC, Ken Burns, or TED, and view the title list.
  5. Click the title of the desired film for access to the entire video, or specific video segments.

If you have problems, please let us know.

Viewing a specific video

  1. From a link embedded in WTClass, or other document:
    1. In WTClass, click the embedded link, or select the video Play arrow
    2. If the video does not start playing, the link or embed might have been created incorrectly. Go directly to Films on Demand, which will require sign-in at MyBuff Portal.
  2. Given the title of a video
    1. From the library homepage, select Databases A-Z .
    2. Select Films on Demand from the middle column (log into MyBuff Portal if prompted).
    3. On the Films on Demand page enter title words in the search box, and select Search
    4. Click the title of the desired film for access to the entire video, or specific video segments.

If you have problems, please let us know.