Uploading and Publishing Media

  1. Visit media.lafayette.edu (visit the Media Help Page for more information).
  2. Click the “Login” link under the “Guest” dropdown located in the upper-right.
  3. Enter your Lafayette credentials.
  4. Select one of the three options under [Add New]:
    • Media Upload (existing media):
      • Click “+Choose a file to upload” or drag and drop a file into the browser window.
      • Fill in details such as Name, Description, and Tags. Save.
      • Choose your desired privacy setting.  If Publishing, follow instructions on adding media to a channel.
    • Express Capture
      • Instantly record videos using audio and/or a web camera.
      • Once you finish the recording and select [Use This], the recording will save to your media.
    • Kaltura Capture
      • If this is your first time accessing this option, you will be prompted to download the Kaltura Capture client for either Windows or for Mac.
      • Once downloaded and opened, you can use the recorder to record your screen, screen & webcam, webcam, or voice only.
      • Choose the appropriate option, and make your recording, you will now be prompted to add a Title, Description, and Tags.
      • From here, [Save & Upload] will upload the video to your library on media.lafayette.edu and My Media on Moodle, and [Save] will save the video locally on your computer.
    • Video Quiz:
      • This option allows for the addition of quiz questions to existing content in your Media Library.
      • For detailed instructions for creating a Video Quiz, see Creating a Kaltura Video Quiz
  5. All content remains private and only visible to you until you decide to share or publish with others.

To add captions to a video, see Adding Captions to a Kaltura Video.

For more information about tagging media, see Using Tags to Accompany Media

Creating and adding videos to a playlist

Playlists are a great way to group videos.

  1. In the “Guest” or Username dropdown, select “My Media”.
  2. Place a check by the videos to be added to your playlist.
  3. In the “Actions” dropdown, choose “Add to Playlist”
  4. In the “Add To Playlist” box, you have the option to add to an existing playlist or create a new one.
  5. Select “My Playlists” to view under the Username dropdown.
    1. Playlists can be shared with others via a link or embedded into a webpage under the “Share & Embed” option.

Note: To share playlists with others, the content must be Published as Unlisted.

Downloading Content

Owners of content uploaded into MediaSpace have the option to download their own media.

  1. Select the media to download then choose Edit under the “Actions” menu.
  2. In the Downloads tab, choose the Available Formats desired (ie., Small, HD, Source).  Save.  Select the [Go To Media] button.
  3. You should now see the Downloads tab available under the media player. Select the tab and click the down arrow to begin the download process.
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