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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 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 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 short video shows you how to search and filter your results in the video interface. Duration: 1 minute 50 seconds

This short video will show you how to browse channels in the video interface. Duration: 3 minutes, 20 seconds

This short video shows you how to use the searchable, scrolling transcripts in the video interface. Duration: 1 minute, 13 seconds.

This short video shows you how to create clips. Duration: 2 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


See a quick overview of Admin Portal features such as managing DDA and EBA, viewing title lists for your collections, exploring statistics, and accessing MARC records. Duration: 2 minutes, 23 seconds

This gives an overview of retrieving title lists and MARC records from Alexander Street Admin Portal and then an in-depth discussion of usage statistics, including User Engagement Impact Metrics and COUNTER 5 metrics, especially those from the DR report as they relate to videos. Duration: 30 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

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