Kaltura: Share Media Migrated from Media Mill

Content originally housed in Media Mill was copied into Kaltura in early 2019 as part of the transition to Kaltura MediaSpace. Use this article to find and share out such recordings.

In this article:

Sharing a Media Mill Recording Using Kaltura MediaSpace

Finding Your Media Mill Recording in Kaltura MediaSpace

  1. Go to mediaspace.umn.edu and log in.
  2. Under My Media, search for "auto-copied from media mill during winter break 2018" (include the quotation marks) and press the return or enter key. 
    1. Or, select this link to enter the above search term. This will show all media to which you have access that was copied from Media Mill into Kaltura. 
      • Use Sort By to reorder the listing.
  3. Select the desired media item in from the resulting list.

Sharing Your Media Publicly

In order to share your recording publicly, you will need to change the publishing settings to Unlisted so anyone with the link will be able to view it.

  1. On the media page, from the Actions menu, select Publish.
  2. Under Publishing Status, select Unlisted
  3. Select Save.

Creating a Z Link to a Media Item

If you want your media to be reachable from one web address for a long time, create a link to it using z.umn.edu. You can share the created Z link and can update the destination for the link if needed in the future.

  1. In your web browser's location bar, copy the address to the page (e.g. https://mediaspace.umn.edu/media/0_0kdnvs2q).
  2. Go to z.umn.edu and sign in.
  3. Under Shorten your link, in the Destination URL, paste the copied address from step 1. 
    • Optional: enter a keyword.
  4. Select Z-Link It.
  5. Select Copy to add it to your computer's clipboard.
  6. Paste the Z link into a public web page of your choosing.

Sharing a Media Mill Recording Using Kaltura in Canvas

Since Kaltura integrates with Canvas, it is relatively easy to post content that was housed in Media Mill in Canvas courses. 

Sharing a Media Mill Recording in a Canvas course Media Gallery

  1. Follow the steps in Add Kaltura Videos to Media Galleries.
  2. Under Adding Videos to Kaltura Media Galleries, step 3, when on the Add Media page, in the Search My Media box enter "auto-copied from media mill during winter break 2018" (include the quotation marks), then select the return or enter key. This will show all media to which you have access that was copied from Media Mill into Kaltura.
    • Use Sort By to reorder the listing.
  3. Select the checkbox to the left of the item you want to publish to the Media Gallery, 
  4. Select Publish.

Sharing a Media Mill Recording on a Canvas page, discussion, etc

  1. Follow steps 1 and 2 in Add Media from Kaltura Using the Rich Content Editor
    • Note: You will complete steps 1 and 2 and then skip step 3.
  2. When you reach step 4, To embed existing media from My Media, in the Search My Media box, enter "auto-copied from media mill during winter break 2018" (include the quotation marks), then press the return or enter key. This will show all media to which you have access that was copied from Media Mill into Kaltura.
    • Use Sort By to reorder the listing.
  3. Select Embed next to the desired recording. The Embed Media from Kaltura window closes and the recording will appear in the Rich Content Editor window.
  4. Select Save.
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