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How do I create a Permalink for my students to view a video via the Library's AVON platform?

You will learn how to use a Permalink in your course in Canvas, so that students can use it to view the video which you have selected.

For this guide we are going to create an external URL. However, you can also put the link in a Page, a Discussion, or an Assignment.

+ icon to add an element to a module

2. Select External URL.

External URL selected
URL field selected

4. Type a name for the Page Name field.

Page Name selected
URL link now posted in Module
Let's take a look at the Student view.
URL link
Open in a new window link.
video link selecte

4. Login with your usual CSUF credentials.

CSUF login

5. The video player should now display.

video player now displays.

Article Summary

You have now learned how to use a Permalink from the Librarian to create a URL link for your students to view your video.