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How to Use Swank

Stream feature films chosen by faculty to support COM courses from studios like MGM, Paramount, and Sony. Stream 24/7 on or off campus.

Share Videos

Link to Swank videos so that they can be accessed on or off campus. The first step is to get a durable link. For most databases, the URL you see in your browser address bar is a temporary link that will not provide access to the article for other users. The durable link will provide on campus access.

On & Off Campus

Swank videos do not have an embed option, you will need to provide a link. 

Copy Direct Link Option (Recommended)

  1. In Swank you can get a durable link on the video page from the Copy Direct Link (2) button below the video. 
  2. In D2L, select the New window option when adding the link. 

Add the Poster Image

If you are comfortable adding images, you can copy the movie poster image in Swank and make the image a link to the video, again using the New Window option for your link. It is recommend to also include a text link. 

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LMS Link Option (Not Recommended)

For use in D2L you can get a durable link by:

  1. Selecting the cover, then select the Share pull down menu.
  2. Choose option 3, Copy LMS Link option. Note, this option includes the HTML that creates a live link. If you don't want to edit the HTML in D2L, you can just delete the HTML code portion shown in bold red below and a link as you normally would in D2L.

<a href=''>Watch Saving Private Ryan</a>

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Try the Live Link