Subtitles are available for all the videos in our collection. When viewing a video, move your cursor to the bottom of the video screen. A toolbar appears at the bottom of the screen. Click on the gear icon to access the subtitles menu.
No. Our license includes the right to share the videos with Foothill students, faculty, or staff and to show them in a classroom setting for academic use.
Yes! Foothill students, faculty, and staff can all access videos off campus via the Swank Digital Campus page, but you need to click on the Swank Videos link from the Foothill Library home page. Then you will be prompted to enter your CWID and MyPortal password to log in.
Instructors may share direct links with students; if they are off campus, they will be prompted to log in first.
Yes, our license includes the right to show videos in the classroom, and all videos are subtitled. If your classroom is equipped with an instructor workstation (i.e. computer connected to the Internet and projection capability), you can show an entire film or just a segment in your classroom. From the Foothill Library web page, click on Swank Videos and select the video you wish to show. When you move your cursor to the bottom of the video screen, a tool bar appears similar to the one on a YouTube video.
Click on the two arrows to expand the image to fill the screen and then click on the Play button in the center of the screen or in the bottom left corner. At any time you can press the ESC key on your computer to return to the browser window or you can move your cursor to the bottom of the screen to make the toolbar visible again; then you can pause or adjust the volume. Click on the gear icon to access closed captioning.