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How to Share Panopto Recording Links in Courses - Resources Tool

What Does It Do?

Sharing Panopto content in the Resources tool can provide an additional and/or alternative pathway for students to access and view content.  It's also important to be mindful of permission settings when utilizing this feature. 

How You Can Use It

  • Store Panopto content links within sub-folders, and then release access to the folders on days and times of your choosing.


  1. Click on the "Panopto" tool in your Course site.Panopto Tool in Courses (Sakai)                                                                                                                                                        
  2. Locate the video/recording session you want to share, hover over it, and click the "Share" button that appears as shown in the screenshot below. Share Panopto Video 
  3. In the "Share" window that appears, copy the link to the video/recording (see screenshot below).  Note: Sharing a link in this way will require students to click on the Panopto tool in your course site prior to attempting to watch the video recording.Link 
  4. Click on the "Resources" tool in your Course site.Resources Tool in Courses (Sakai) 
  5. Click the "Actions" drop-down menu at the top, or next to the folder into which you want to place the video/recording link. Actions 
  6. Select "Add Web Links (URLs)". Add Web Links 
  7. Paste the video link in the "Web Address (URL)" field. Web Address URL 
  8. Enter a title for the video in the "Website Name" field.  The system will populate the video link by default, but you can add any description you prefer (e.g. Visit Pepperdine University's website). Paste Web Address 
  9. (Optional) Click "Add details for this item" to enter a description, add date restrictions, or set other features. Add Details for This Item 
  10. (Optional) Select whether you want to email site participants about this new resource. Email Notification 
  11. Click "Add Web Links Now" to finish. Add Web Links Now


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