Introducing Alexander Street's New Video Interface | Alexander Street

Introducing Alexander Street's New Video Interface

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This fall, Alexander Street launches our new, easy-to-use video interface. Same extraordinary content. New simplified user design.

With our new, easy-to-use video interface you get: 

  • A Video-Only Focus
  • A New Cinematic Visual Experience
  • Innovative Searching and Recommendation


New video interface announced. Want a sneak peek? Let us know

January 2019

 Explore at your own pace! 

Summer 2019

Redirect complete for all customers



Video-Only Focus: Help your patrons find what they want, when they want it. Your time is valuable. Now optimized for video, our platform does the work for you, and provides institutional recommendation- and browse-driven suggestions in the context of your searches. Fast! 







New Cinematic Visual Experience: Watching made easy and enjoyable. See it to believe it and support your curriculum like never before.



Innovative Searching and Recommendation: Your patrons may not always know what they want. Our intuitive interface helps the user quickly identify content well-suited to his or her area of study. Don’t ask us how, all the magic is behind the scenes. 

Don't worry, you get to keep all the things you like about Alexander Street video, too:

  • https:// functionality to keep you safe and secure
  • LTI integration for single sign on experience with your LMS
  • Easy access to citations for research and presentations
  • Searchable, scrolling transcripts
  • Improved clip-making ability
  • Mobile-first design

Our commitment: We look forward to continually improving on your video experience with Alexander Street/ProQuest. The best is yet to come.

What’s Next? Bookmark this page, and come back often. This will be your hub for what’s happening with the launch and what our next steps are. We welcome you on our journey!


Frequently Asked Questions


Q: Do I need to take any action to use the new interface? 

A: No! We’ll take care of everything!  When we complete redirect in 2019, we will redirect MARC links to our new interface, and discovery layers like Alma and Primo will auto-redirect as well.  Customers should update their LibGuides and links in A-Z lists, whenever convenient, to ensure all points of access are redirecting to the new interface. 

Q: How do I get a sneak peek of the video interface? 

A: Submit the form to have your name added to our list so that we can schedule you for an introductory webinar and notification as soon as our new video user interface is live.  

Q: I’d like to start my new video subscriptions in the new interface. Can I get access now? 

A: We are as excited and ready as you but we are not quite ready to launch the new video interface. Please submit the form to have your name added to our list so that we can schedule you for an introductory webinar and notification as soon as our new video user interface is live. And bookmark this page so that you can check for updates on our progress toward the launch of the new video interface.  


Q: If I have a multimedia product (text and video) like Social Work Online or Engineering Case Studies Online, how does this new interface affect my experience? 

A: Those products will still be available on our current interface ( and all existing product landing pages are not changing.  Video from multimedia products will be available in both interfaces. 


Have more questions? Contact Kathleen McLellan