What is Swank?
Swank Digital Campus is a service that provides streaming access to course-assigned feature films for educational use. The films may only be viewed via a link in Blackboard or shown in class. The films do not have public performance rights.
How does it work?
Considerations Before a Film is Licensed:
Purchases are generally made two times throughout the year. Deadlines are necessary because it can take 4-6 weeks for the licensing to be processed through Media Processing Services (MPS):
Swank Updates Make Accessing Films Easier for Students:
Swank Digital Campus works on all browsers, mobile devices, and iPads. Mobile devices and iPads require the the free Swank Media Player app.
If using Chrome browser or Firefox v.47, no extra software is required to view films. If using IE or Safari, you will need to download Google’s Widevine Media Optimizer plugin.