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Support & Training

To access the admin portal visit

Get the most out of your admin portal by watching these short videos:

Collection access includes permission to the admin portal for collection management, custom MARC retrieval, usage statistics, and user engagement metrics.  Library admin may request credentials to the admin portal by emailing the customer support team  Credentials are typically available 7-10 days after account creation. 

Using a discovery service? Learn more about how to active our in-depth metadata in the leading discovery service providers.

Alexander Street video and audio content can be integrated into Web pages and learning management systems in two ways: links or embeds. Learn more

The Alexander Street interface is a cutting-edge learning and research tool for library patrons. 

Recent enhancements include:

  • Free open archive content, such as the Ruth Benedict papers
  • Improved discoverability – Google and other search engines are able to discover all content
  • The ability for users to toggle sample content on and off
  • An optimized authentication process for users
  • A streamlined “Store” experience within the interface

See our Customer FAQ for more information about these improvements.

Request a customer demo of the interface today.

Coming Soon

Alexander Street's New Video Interface

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

Learn More

Access all available libguides. 

Libguides are not available for all collections, but available libguides can be accessed through a quick search using the link above. 

Visit the On-demand webinar page  to watch all of Alexander Street's webinars.

Check out our recommended configuration stanzas for setting up ASP collections on your proxy.

All films* purchased or subscribed to through Alexander Street, whether streaming or DVD, include limited public performance rights, which includes permission for classroom showings, as well as on-campus or in-library public screenings, as long as no admission is being charged.

Performance rights allow for on-campus performances of musical scores where no admission fee is charged.

*Excluding FILM PLATFORM and National Theatre titles.  National Theatre titles can be used in classroom or lecture room for teaching purposes.

Get users up and running quickly on the Alexander Street platform. Download, forward, and/or print Quick Reference Guides for video, audio, and text resources. Users will learn how to access resources, search and browse content, and navigate learning features, like making clips and playlists.

Usage Statistics

Stay up to date on our platform features! Receive live, customized web demos specific to your needs. Demos are available for librarians, faculty, and students. Schedule a session today!

Looking for a specific video title? Search our video database to find out if it exists in one of our collections or as an individual title available for purchase.

Review our system requirements and information about devices supported, and more.

What’s your usage? Our latest usage stats portal provides detailed information about your usage including COUNTER-compliant reports, SUSHI-enabled reports, and customizable reports you can export by title, subject, and collection. Click here to learn more and get access today.

Marketing Resources

Download bibliographies in Excel format to view and search titles included in each product.

Need one of Alexander Street’s corporate logos? Download versions for web or print.

Let us help you market Academic Video Online to your campus with posters, bookmarks, pre-written social media posts and more.

Let us help you market your performing arts collections from ProQuest to your campus with posters, bookmarks, pre-written social media posts and more.

Select from the product A-Z list and click through to view and download product overviews and brochures. Print and distribute onsite or contact us to have quantities shipped to you. Perfect for open houses, faculty introductions, vendor days, and “welcome back” kits.

Embed a search widget into your library's Web page, learning management system, course homepage, blog, or anywhere that HTML code can be placed. These widgets let you search your online collections from any page on the Web. Download widget.