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Access Library Resources: Embedding JoVE videos to Canvas

How to embed a JoVE video to Canvas

1. Users should create a personal account and sign in at

2. From the library homepage - Databases A to Z - JoVE all databases 

3. PVAMU SSO sign in with PVAMU email account and password 

4. On the landing page of, click the "sign in" button on the upper right corner

create a JoVE account


5. Create a JoVE account with a PVAMU email address and a password (can be any password different from PVAMU SSO) -- Sign IN

6. Go to the subject database - Choose a video clip you would like to embed - click the button "Embed Video" below the video frame 

click embed video button

7. A page of embedded codes appears - click "copy embed code" or "copy URL" 

click coly embed code or copy URL

8. Paste the embed code or URL into Canvas

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