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What is Kanopy?



Kanopy is an on-demand streaming video database for libraries.  

  • Access Kanopy on-campus or remotely.
  • Choose from hundreds of films.
  • Create watchlists and playlists.
  • Create and share clips and playlists via Blackboard.


Films on Kanopy can be found in the following ways:

  1. Browsing by subject
    Use the "Browse Subjects" dropdown feature at the top of the website to navigate to find films on particular topics.
  2. Searching for keywords
    Use the search box to search for a topic, film title, filmmaker, or person.

To find a film, enter the term you are looking for in the search box and press Enter on your keyboard or the search button. The most relevant titles will be displayed. You can then use the search filters on the left to filter and narrow your search down to select criteria (such as subject, supplier, year of production, language, etc).