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Health Science Teaching Faculty: Content Usage Guidelines

Penn Proxy Information

Some content we license only allows you to link to the resource rather than embed the content into your canvas course.  In order for these links to function well (even when students are off-campus) you will need to prepend the vendor's url with the prefix

  • For example, here is a link to a licensed Acland Anatomy video:
  • By adding the Penn Proxy url, you are assured that a student can access even if they are not on campus.  The Proxy URL will prompt the student to login using their PennKey and then send the student on to the Acland video:


  • Citing information is available.  While viewing a book chapter, look for the "Get Citation" icon.
  • "Downloadable Images" Statement - "Tens of thousands of photos and illustrations to aid in visual diagnosis are available to save and download to presentations for educational purposes."

Acland’s Video Atlas of Human Anatomy

Dynamed Plus

Henry Stewart Talks

  • Can embed videos in your own lectures. After accessing video, you have options to Embed a link or the video into your course material.  You may also specify the segment of a video you would like to use.
  • Instruction Manual


JAMAevidence Image and PowerPoint Usage Guidelines - “JAMAevidence users may display, download, or print out PowerPoint slides and images associated with the site for personal and educational use only. ...”


  • Embedding video into Canvas Instructions
  • Citing example appears at the bottom of the summary for each video.
  • Penn subscriptions are limited to:
    • Video Journal Segment: Bioengineering, Biology, Developmental Biology, Immunology and Infection, Medicine, Neuroscience
    • Science Education Segment: Basic Methods in Cellular and Molecular Biology; Essentials of Cell Biology; Essentials of Biology 1 & 2; and General Laboratory Techniques 

Links below direct you to information describing how you can use the content found in these select resources.