Canvas @ YaleInstructor Guides Media LibraryHow do I find and move content that was in Media Gallery?

How do I find and move content that was in Media Gallery?

This guide will show you how to locate media you uploaded to Media Gallery in Classes*v2 and how to move it to your Media Library within your Canvas course. For any additional assistance please email medialibrary@yale.edu

Log in to Media Library at http://medialibrary.yale.edu/ by selecting the "Login" button and entering your NetID and Password when prompted.

In the left hand column under "Browse" will be a folder named "Media Gallery" which will have a folder within titled your NetID. This folder will have content you uploaded to Media Gallery in Classes*v2. Please note that this is only content you uploaded and may not be all the content used in your course. Content that was used in your course but uploaded by another user will not appear in this folder.

If you need access to material uploaded by another user, please email medialibrary@yale.edu

image showing the browse section in main media library site with media gallery folder expanded and netid folder highlighted

Set up Media Library in your new course

Navigate to your new course in Canvas and click on the "Media Library" item in the left hand column. This will create the folder for this course.

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Go to the main Media Library site

From within the Media Library in your course, select the upward facing arrow to navigate to the main Media Library site. You can also access the site by going to http://medialibrary.yale.edu/ and logging in.

Locate the content you wish to move

In the "Browse" section on the left hand side, navigate to your NetID folder.

image showing the browse section in main media library site with media gallery folder expanded and netid folder highlighted

Moving folders

Click on the folder you wish to move, then enter the settings for that folder by selecting the gear icon in the upper right hand of the folder window. 

You can also right click (control+click on mac) on the folder in the "Browse" section and select "info"

image showing folder in browse section of media library with options showing

In the "Overview" selection, select "edit" next to "Parent folder"

image showing folder settings with edit button next to parent folder highlighted

Select the folder for your new course from the drop down menu and select "save". The folder will now be located within your new course folder.

image showing folder options with new parent folder selected and save button highlighted

Moving individual media files

Locate the media you wish to move in your NetID folder and select which files you would like to move by clicking the box to the left of the file. Then select "Move" from the menu.

Select the folder for your new course from the drop down menu.

image showing move session menu with folder drop down highlighted

Select "Move". Once the window notifies you it has finished moving your files, the media will be located within your new course folder.

image showing move menu with new folder location selected and move button highlighted