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Alexander Street Video Platform

Alexander Street Video Platform,, is an enhanced video interface, designed specifically for video viewing.

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

Using the Alexander Street Video Platform


This Support Center Articles outlines accessibility features and gaps as well as provides some recommendations for navigation. 

This video is a quick overview of the platform and its search functionality. Duration: 2 minutes, 48 seconds

This session focuses on Counseling and Therapy in Video. It demonstrates how to search for content, use the searchable transcripts, and share videos. Duration: 5 minutes

This video demonstrates how to translate the platform menus as well as the transcripts and captions of any video, into other languages. Duration: 42 seconds

This video demonstrates the video player, linking options, citation tool, clip-maker, and searchable transcripts. Duration: 3 minutes, 21 seconds

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

Setting Up Authentication for Alexander Street Video Platform


Follow the instructions for the Platform.

Use the stanza for "Enhanced Video 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.

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