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QuickStart Guide: Creating Clips of Real Video Files

realplayer_logo.pngThis QuickStart Guide guide will go over how to create clips of RealPlayer Videos in your Blackboard course. This is a nice feature in case you would like to highlight a certain part of a film while in class or have your students view a clip and react to it in class. Click the link below to view and download the PDF.

QuickStart Guide to Creating Clips of RealPlayer Videos (PDF)

QuickStart Guide: How to Create Images from Movie Scenes on a DVD with VLC

vlc-logo.pngVLC (VideoLAN Client) is a multimedia player for various video and audio formats and also plays media like CDs and DVDs. It is free, cross-platform (Windows and Mac), and open source. Another great feature about this player is that you can take screenshots (still images) of scenes you play off a DVD loaded into your computer. This QuickStart guide will walk you through the process of creating still images from scenes played off a DVD. Click on the link below to download the PDF.

QuickStart Guide to Capturing Still Images from a DVD using VLC (PDF)

http://www.videolan.org/vlc/  (VLC’s homepage)

QuickStart Guide: Embedding YouTube Videos into Your Blackboard Course

Did you ever find a video on YouTube that you wanted to show to your class? Did you ever want to put that video right inside your Blackboard course so your student never have to leave your course to view the video? Did you ever click on a link to a YouTube video and it was the wrong link?

This QuickStart Guide will walk you through the process of embedding a YouTube video right inside your Blackboard course. This will help engage students in a different way via your Blackboard course and they don’t to go to the YouTube site to view it.
Click on the link below to view the PDF:

QuickStart YouTube & Blackboard (PDF)

QuickStart Guide: How to Search the Princeton Library Catalog for Videos

 

 

blog_entery_lib_catalog.jpgThe Princeton on-line catalog is a great tool that can help you search for videos that are available at the HRC. Did you know you can tweak and narrow your search by different categories such as keywords, directors, titles, and even language?

You can use this PDF guide to walk you through the few steps to help you search the catalog for all the videos that the HRC has to offer. Click on the link below to view the QuickStart guide.

 

QuickStart Guide: How to Search the Princeton Catalog for Videos