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DATABASE HELP GUIDES: To embed FOD videos in Blackboard

Academic OneFile, CINAHL, Culturegrams, EBSCO, Films on Demand, OVID, Vocational Biographies & more

To embed FOD videos in Blackboard

Open Blackboard course

Open content area

Select Build Content > Item

Go to Item and add title

Go to text box and select html

PAUSE & open new window for FOD


In FOD go to video

Scroll down to bottom of video pane

Select Share.:

In pop-up select Embed/Link tab

Select size (small recommended for phone access)

Copy html from Embed Code box

PAUSE, go back to Bb text box in html mode


Paste html code into Blackboard text box in html mode

Select update.


Add this text as Web Link below video


Log into Films on Demand with MyFVTC credentials


Text Box:

Off campus use of Films on Demand & other Library sponsored databases requires current MyFVTC credentials.   Please fill in proxy login box the same way you log into your MyFVTC email.  
Username: Use your
Password: Use your MyFVTC password

Check it out in Student Mode

Check to make sure it loads properly on student side by turning editor off (upper right hand corner of Bb.)

If you have any issues, contact Val


Graphical description of adding FOD video to Blackboard

Graphical description of adding video to Blackboard

Add FOD login link and instructions below embedded video

add weblin for login to FOD

  link for log in with MyFVTC credentials
(to set cookie for proxy access in their browser)
should be available on the page below where video is embedded.

Check In student (Edit off) Mode

edit on

Turn off edit to check in student mode

edit off

Check to make sure it loads properly on student side by turning editor off (upper right hand corner of Bb.)

Result in Blackboard

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