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Alexander Street Multimedia Platform


Alexander Street Multimedia Platform, search.alexanderstreet.com, is a learning and research platform for audio, text, image, and video collections. In some support articles, you might also see this platform called LAZR.

To see which collections are on the Alexander Street Multimedia Platform, navigate to the Content Page.


Using Alexander Street Multimedia Platform

 

This session introduces crucial research and learning features for success using the Alexander Street multimedia platform. Duration: 4 minutes 36 seconds


This video shows you how to access search from different places on the platform, how the different places affect which collections you search, and what some of the filter and results options are. Duration: 4 minutes


How to Search in Spanish. Duration: 6 minutes


View the various ways to browse and search Alexander Street Multimedia Platform.


This video demonstrates the features of the new text viewer for search.alexanderstreet.com. Duration: 5 minutes


This video shows content from Behavior and Mental Health Online as well as browsing, Advanced Search, video transcript searching, clips, and playlists. Duration: 31 minutes


This video shows instructors how they can add ProQuest and Alexander Street resources directly to courses in Canvas and Moodle without leaving the learning management system. Duration: 26 minutes


This video and PDF show you how to create an audio clip, add tracks to a playlist, hide the metadata for the playlist so it can be used for exams, and share the playlist with students. Duration: 4 minutes, 15 seconds


This video will show you how to share and embed content from the Alexander Street Multimedia Platform (search.alexanderstreet.com) via links and clips and take away some ideas for using these links to promote library resources. Duration: 28 minutes

Setting Up Authentication for Alexander Street Multimedia Platform

 

Follow the instructions for the search.alexanderstreet.com Platform.


Use the stanza for "Main interface."


Using the Alexander Street Admin Portal

 

This is a link to the Admin Portal.


This e-learning module demonstrates how to locate and download titles lists and MARC records. Duration: 4.25 minutes


This webinar recording describes Admin Portal features, including how to find title lists using My Collections, download MARC records, and access usage statistics. In addition for Academic Video Online subscribers, we briefly cover Media Hosting Service and Build by Choice. Duration: 22 minutes


Usage Statistics

Visit ProQuest's COUNTER 5 LibGuide for information about COUNTER 5 reports, including the e-learning module below.

This e-learning module provides an overview COUNTER 5 reports and other usage reports available for Alexander Street. Duration: 5 minutes


This course walks you through how to gather all of your institution's usage for Alexander Street's Academic Video Online (AVON).


During this session, we dig into User Engagement Impact Metrics and COUNTER 5 Reports in the Alexander Street Admin Portal. This includes how to identify the top films watched on your campus, interpret film viewing counts for both types of metrics, and pull together COUNTER metrics to make sure you're seeing the full picture. Duration: 30 minutes