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Video Streaming

Available to: Instructors of current College of Letters & Sciences courses.  

Location: Van Hise Hall, rm. 279

Hours: M-F 8 a.m.-4 p.m.


  • LSS manages the digitizing of DVD/VHS, hosting, delivery, and troubleshooting.
  • Video content is available for any online device (mobile, tablet, etc.) in most current web browsers. 
  • Provides access to video materials not currently available thru the UW-Madison Libraries subscription streaming databases.


  • The item requested to be streamed is in support of a current UW-Madison L&S course.
  • The item is owned by a UW-Madison library or an otherwise legally obtained copy by the instructor.
  • The streamed media files reside on a server controlled and monitored by Learning Support Services.
  • Access to streaming titles will become unavailable at the end of the current semester.

Please note:

The streamed media link is netid protected. Authorization is based on course enrollment as provided by the UW-Madison Registrar's Office.

Getting Started:

Email Mary Prochniak at Learning Support Services.


No charge for College of Letters and Sciences instructional staff.

Processing Time:

Requests may require up to 2 weeks. 

How to Embed the Links in Canvas:

Short tutorial video

Optional Service:

UW-Madison Kaltura MediaSpace

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