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Kanopy - Getting Started Guide: Home

A guide on how to access and register an account to use Kanopy, a streaming media library of films and documentaries.

Getting started with Kanopy

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Kanopy is a streaming media service that hosts thousands of indie, international, art house, and documentary films. Access to Kanopy is provided by Edmonds College Library. Click below to get started!

If you are off-campus, you will need to log in using your your Triton ID and password. [NOTE: Triton IDs are new for Spring Quarter 2021]

No longer a student? Kanopy is offered through regional public library systems. Please see the links below for more information:

Registering a Kanopy Account

First-Time Users

Users accessing Kanopy for the first time will need to register an account with Kanopy. Click the "Sign Up" button in the upper-right corner to begin. 

You may wish to make use of social media logins (Facebook or Google) if you prefer.

Fill out your First and Last Name, an email address, and a password. Following best practices, it is a good idea to create a unique password for Kanopy. Additionally, you may use any email account (personal or school) you wish. 

Embedded Kanopy Videos

To play any embedded Kanopy movie in a course guide, click the "Log In" button to log in using your Kanopy account credentials or link to your social media account if you did so during registration. The video will then play.