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Video Content

O´Reilly for Higher Education contains video content on IT and business from publishers like Cisco, Microsoft, O´Reilly, Pearson and Wiley.

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Finding videos

There are several ways to find videos on the O´Reilly platform. On the Home Page, you can browse Recommended for you, Recently Added and Popular Videos and Trending titles. You can browse videos by topics. You can search the database, on the result list select the Videos filter.

The Video Information page

On the Video information page you will find:

  • Links to explore other items from the same author and publisher
  • Click Start or Continue to watch the video
  • Table of contents. When you finish playing a clip, you will be auto-advanced to the next clip. For each chapter and clip, there will be a progress bar and a checkmark when completed. You can then go to your personal History and continue where you ended. You can also put the whole video or separate chapters in a Playlist.
  • A video description. For select titles, there will also be resources such as links to the publisher’s website and access to supplemental content.

The Video Player page

On the Video player page you will find:

  • The progress bar (on top of the screen)..
  • The video player controls. You can skip forward or backward, change quality and speed, use Picture In Picture (a smaller video player window appears, to be used on top of another page) and get full screen.
  • English-language videos published by O'Reilly offers translated closed captioning in Japanese, Traditional Chinese (Taiwanese), Simplified Chinese, Korean, French, German, and Spanish. Simply click the globe icon in the video player to select a language and choose other captions settings.
  • On the menu to the right you will find Table of Contents, Reader Settings and the option to add the video to a Playlist.
  • For select titles there will be a video transcript available.

Video player page