DU MediaSpace offers the ability to create public, private, and restricted channels for your media (video, audio or images).
What’s a channel?
A channel is a password-protected area at DU MediaSpace that requires all users to login before they can access a set of videos. Beyond the basic login, some channels can have extra security features that only allow specific DU members access to a set of media items. You may want to create a channel if you need to:
- Organize media for a group of University community members.
- Share media privately with selected University community members.
What’s a gallery?
A DU MediaSpace Gallery is a set of public group media items that does not require any type of login. Public galleries does require that you contact our DU Kaltura team (firstname.lastname@example.org) to create a gallery. You may want to create a gallery if you need to:
- Market your academic program or public University events.
- Market your program research.
How do I create a DU MediaSpace channel?
Log into DU MediaSpace – https://mediaspace.du.edu using your DU email and passcode.
Click the Channels menu in the navigation bar and then click Create Channel.
Give your media channel a title, description and set up the privacy settings. Privacy settings options include:
Open – All logged in users can view and contribute content (contribution is not allowed for viewer-role users).
Restricted – All logged in users can view content and only channel members can contribute content.
Private – Only channel members can view and contribute content.
Shared Repository – Only channel members can view and contribute content; Content may be published to other channels, according to publishing entitlements.
Add members to your channel by clicking the Members tab.
Search for members using the lookup search tool.
You can view all the channel members if you click the Member tab in your channel. From here you can change a member role or remove them from the channel. You can also delete the entire channel from this page.
Add media to your channel.
If you clicked Add New – Media Upload, you will see our terms and agreement statement. Click the checkbox to open up the file uploader tool.
When your channel contains several videos, you can search, filter or sort to locate the videos you are interested in.