Aesthetic VideoSource (Kanopy)
From the vendor:
This rare collection is the largest available resource out there to complement any academic institution’s aesthetics, cosmetology or massage program. Thanks to our decades of producing high quality instructional video content, we provide multidisciplinary institutions and college libraries with vibrant selections of titles in aesthetics, cosmetology, massage therapy, medical spa, skin care and nail technology training.
The collection currently includes 110 titles (see attached title list below).
Content available in English and Spanish.
- Clip (chaptering) and playlist creation.
- Titles can be embedded in LMS.
- Platform and video player is WCAG 2.0 AA compatible.
- Read Kanopy's Accessibilty Statement on their website.
Captions and transcripts are available for most titles; for those that aren't, subscribers can submit a request for captions to be created, which will be fulfilled within 2 to 4 days.
- Pop on method of closing captioning? Yes.
- Upper and lower case as appropriate? Yes.
- White lettering on a black bar or background? Yes. "We use default text display styling; most content management systems can change how captions are displayed, should you wish to do so" (vendor).
- Ability to turn captioning on/off? Yes.
- 26 characters per line with 2 line maximum? No: 32 characters per line with 2 line maximum.
- Identification of different speakers (for example, it is clear when a narrator is speaking vs. when a talking head is speaking)? Yes. From the vendor: "We follow the FCC's mandates to always indicate a change of speaker and add an ID whenever it's not obvious who is talking (ie you can't see the speaker's face)."
Accessible via the Admin Dashboard. For information, see Kanopy Analytics Introduction on the vendor's website. If you do not have administrative dashboard credentials or encounter access issues, please contact the vendor directly.