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How do I create a MediaSpace Channel and grant management of that channel to another user?

All users that have been granted uploading permissions by Educational Technology Services (edtech@tufts.edu), can create a "Channel" and grant other users management access to that channel.

Go to https://mediaspace.tufts.edu and click "Not Logged In", then select "Login"

Go to https://mediaspace.tufts.edu and click "Not Logged In", then select "Login"

This displays the Tufts MediaSpace login panel

Enter your Tufts University username and password, then click login

Enter your Tufts University username and password, then click login

This displays your MediaSpace home page.

Click "All Channels"

Click "All Channels"

This displays all of the channels that you have management access.

Click "+Create Channel"

Click "+Create Channel"

This displays the Create a New Channel page.

Title the Channel, add a description and any tags, then click Save

Title the Channel, add a description and any tags, then click Save

Note: Uncheck "Enable Comments in channel".

This creates the new channel and displays the channel editing page.

Click Members

Click Members

This displays the channel members page.

Click Add Member

Click Add Member

This displays the add member pop-up panel.

Enter the username of the person you want to share management of the channel, use the dropdown box to select "Manager", then click Add

Enter the username of the person you want to share management of the channel, use the dropdown box to select "Manager", then click Add

Note:

  • Users must have previously logged into the Tufts MediaSpace at least once to be eligible for membership in a Channel
  • If you start typing the user's name into the username box, all users with that name should pop-up below the box for you to select the correct user.

This grants the user manament permissions to the channel. Channel managers can add videos to the channel, create playlists and access the playlist embed code.

Example of members page after adding a new member:

Example of members page after adding a new member:

Example of the newly created channel in MediaSpace "Channels"

Example of the newly created channel in MediaSpace "Channels"

Example of the newly created "French" channel

Example of the newly created "French" channel