Q. How do I create a clip in Kanopy?


Kanopy is a streaming video database that can be browsed or searched through the library's main search bar.

Before you can create a clip, you first need to register and create a free individual user account, this does not need to be your CSUDH credentials.

Once you have logged in under your account, you can create a clip in Kanopy:

  • Select the video from which you would like to make a clip
  • Click the '+Create Clip/Playlist' option underneath the video in the "More" button

Create clip screenshot in Kanopy

  • Either 'Create a new playlist' or within an existing Playlist, click 'Add video'
  • Click 'Edit playlist'
  • In the Editing a Playlist screen, click 'Edit' for the video for which you would like to create a clip
  • In the Clip creation page, set the start and stop times, then save the clip.  Click 'Save Changes' at the bottom of the screen before you move on

  • To view the clip you have created, choose the appropriate playlist title.  The clips (or saved full videos) will appear in a column to the right of the video.  Click on the clip title to play.

To share the link to the clip, click 'Share/Embed' button and copy the link provided


  • Last Updated Jun 28, 2016
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  • Answered By Carolyn Caffrey Gardner

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