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How to use ShareStream: Instructor Use of ShareStream

ShareStream is a digital video player and video content manager available via Canvas.

ShareStream Overview

ShareStream is a video streaming server. The ShareStream video player and video content manager can only be accessed via Canvas.

Use ShareStream to do the following:

  • Provides students with access to videos digitized by the Learning Resources Department.
  • Provide students with access to videos you created.
  • Access and manage videos created and uploaded by students in your course. 

Videos uploaded to ShareStream can be closed captioned! Contact the Learning Resources Media Lab at 215-968-8050 or to request this service. 

Materials Playable via ShareStream

Material licensed for digital streaming, or material used in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or used with complete understanding and adherence to Fair Use may be managed and accessed via ShareStream. See for more information. 

Instructors may not upload Copyright protected material.

If you need to provide your students with access to a full-length feature film, clip or episode from a television series, or other Copyright protected material, please contact Jackie Burger, x8056, 

How to Access Content on ShareStream

Using ShareStream in Canvas


Closed Captions via ShareStream

Adding Closed Captions to your ShareStream Videos

ShareStream facilitates adding closed captions to your video files. For access to closed caption tools, contact Karl Carter (