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Video and audio publishing

This page contains basic information about video and audio publishing to University supported platforms. Its content is primarily aimed at staff but may also be of interest to students across all of the UK, China and Malaysia campuses.

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What you need to know

The University supports a number of platforms for publishing audio and visual recordings, including MediaSpace, Moodle and the University's website.

In addition to the guidance provided below, the Learning Content Team is also on hand to provide direct support and advice about the most appropriate route(s). They also provide support for Xerte Online Toolkits, training in the use of cameras and editing software, and with the loaning of camera and recording equipment.

About copyright

When using your own or other people's materials, please consider your responsibilities regarding copyright and make sure that any recorded participants have signed a rights waiver form. For more information, please consult the following:

Copyright and your responsibilities

Publishing to MediaSpace

MediaSpace enables staff to easily upload, manage and publish their own video and audio files. To do this, you will need to:

1)   Go to the MediaSpace homepage and log in with your regular University username and password:

MediaSpace homepage

2)   Follow the MediaSpace Service Instructions:

How to add these videos to Contensis

You can display these videos on the University's website through our Content Management System (CMS), Contensis. For more information, please consult the following:


Publishing to Moodle

You can also publish your video and audio files directly to Moodle. For guidance on how to do this, please consult the following:

Moodle help (Workspace)


Publishing to iTunesU or YouTube

The University has its own official iTunesU and YouTube accounts which can also be used to host appropriate video and audio content.

If you are interested in making video or audio content which you have produced available on either of these channels, or if you would like to discuss an idea for creating new content, please email the Learning Content Team leader  Email

For more information about the University's official channels, please consult the following:




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If you are a member of University staff and have any problems or queries relating to this page, please email the Learning Content Team leader  Email
This page was last updated on 27 August 2021 at 11:14 (GMT)