Please do not request Kanopy films to preview them*. If you request a film from Kanopy, the Library assumes that it is required for class use and it will be licensed for a year, at a cost of $120-150.
If you would like to preview a Kanopy film, please use the Madison Public Library site. Instructions for obtaining a Madison Public Library card are below.
REMINDER: KANOPY FILMS EXPIRE AFTER ONE YEAR.. IF YOU PLAN TO USE A PREVIOUSLY LICENSED KANOPY FILM, PLEASE CHECK THE KANOPY SITE TO ENSURE IT IS STILL AVAILABLE, OR EMAIL LIBORDERS@DREW.EDU.
*Select Kanopy films now allow previews. Check desired film in the kanopy site.
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to learn about the changes Kanopy is making to their website, including:
Kanopy makes available over 30,00 titles, mostly documentaries.
A PPR icon appears near the top of the details page for films that can be shown at free public events.
Access Kanopy through the Library's website - Research resources - Resources by Title A-Z.
Any film that Drew has already licensed through Kanopy will be accessible through the Library catalog, or by searching the Kanopy site.
If you are off-campus,YOU MUST BE SIGNED INTO THE DREW NETWORK TO VIEW FILMS. It is NOT necessary to create a Kanopy account in order to view films, unless you are viewing on a mobile device or TV app,
Note that when searching Kanopy., films already licensed by Drew will appear first in the results. Keep scrolling to see other results.
You may create a Kanopy account in order to manage your personal profile details, watchlist, recently watched films, comments, and more.
For additional information on using Kanopy, see the help information for viewers.
Drew faculty and students will have immediate access to all films the library has already licensed in the past year. When you find a title we have not licensed, you will need to fill out a request form. The librarian will receive the form and approve or reject your request: we will prioritize curricular and course-related content. If your request is approved we will pay to license the video for one year.
The form will ask for your name, email address, course number and role (Faculty, student, etc)
In the box labelled "what will this title be used for" please include the following information:
The Library will do its best to respond to requests within three working days.
Questions? Need Help? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
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