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Course Reserves/Streaming Media: Streaming Media

About Streaming Media

  • Faculty can request links to items in the library's streaming media databases for their CI Learn courses.
  • The library will digitize and link library-owned media (audio/video) to faculty CI Learn course sites. The library takes media purchase requests and donations under consideration as part of this service.

New Streaming Media

This refers to media not previously used in CI Learn

Media may be requested in either of two ways:

  1. Complete the Online Streaming Media Request Form, or
  2. Send an email to with the following information:
    • Media Requested
    • Canvas Class

Note: Library-owned media will be linked to your CILearn class within three business days. Please note that, in the event a purchase request is approved, it may take several weeks to fulfill a request.

Re-Linking Previously Used Media

This refers to moving streaming media content you already have to a new course or a new semester. 

  1. To transfer media links yourself, you may follow the instructions for Copying Sharestream Media Into a New Course. Please note that these instructions can be used only the first time you enable and click on Sharestream Pick-N-Play (new) in a new class. Or,
  2. If you prefer to have the library transfer the links, please send an email request to

Requesting Materials for Purchase

To request the purchase of material for streaming media use, please send an e-mail to or, with information about the material and the course in which it will be used.

Please note that it may take several weeks to process purchase requests.