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How do I add media to a Collection?

There are 3 methods of adding media to a Collection.

Method 1: Upload media directly to to the Collection

Method 2: Select media from the Site Library or from a user's My Media space

Method 3: Add media to a Collection from the Site Library or a user's My Media Space.

To add media to a Collection, click on Media Gallery in the left tool panel.

To add media to a Collection, click on Media Gallery in the left tool panel.

This displays the Media Gallery tool home page.

Method 1: (Upload media directly to to the Collection) - Click on the Collections tab, the name of the Collection, then Upload New Media to a Collection

Method 1: (Upload media directly to to the Collection) - Click on the Collections tab, the name of the Collection, then Upload New Media to a Collection

This displays the uploading media dialogue box.

Select the Media Type tab, then click Browse.

Select the Media Type tab, then click Browse.

This displays your computer's file locator.

Select the media file on your computer, then click Save (or Select).

Select the media file on your computer, then click Save (or Select).

This returns the display to the Upload Media dialogue box with the file listed.

Click Upload.

Click Upload.

This uploads the video file to the Collection.

Once uploaded (which may take some time depending on the size of the file), click Next

Once uploaded (which may take some time depending on the size of the file), click Next

This displays the media metadata dialogue box.

Edit Name, Tags or Description, then click Next

Edit Name, Tags or Description, then click Next

This processes the media into the correct format for use with the Media Gallery Player.

Note: This may take a long time depending on the length of the media. Do not proceed until this proces is completely finished.

When the media is completely processed, click Finish (or Add More Media).

When the media is completely processed, click Finish (or Add More Media).

This will return the display to the Collection with a thumbnail of the media displayed on the right.

Method 2: (Select media from other spaces) - Click on the Collections tab, the name of the Collection, then Add Items or Select Media..

Method 2: (Select media from other spaces) - Click on the Collections tab, the name of the Collection, then Add Items or Select Media..

This displays the Select Items page for the Collection.  Here instructors or site Organizers can view the media located in either the Site Library or in the user's My Media space.

Select Site Library or My Media, then select media (by clicking on the thumbnail) then click "I'm Done".

Clicking "I'm Done" returns the display to the Collection with the selected media itms added to the Collection.

Method 3: (Add media from other space) - Go to either the Site Library or to your My Media space.

Method 3: (Add media from other space) - Go to either the Site Library or to your My Media space.

This displays the media content of the space.

At the bottom of a thumbnail, click Add.

This displays an Add dialogue box.

Use the dropdown box to select the Collection to add the media to, then click Add

Use the dropdown box to select the Collection to add the media to, then click Add

This adds the media to the selected Collection.