Canvas @ YaleInstructor Guides Media LibraryWhat are the search features?

What are the search features?

This guide provides details on how to use the search features within Media Library.

Search results

The media library is able to search for the following items:

  1. Video title and description
  2. Folder title and description
  3. Powerpoint or Keynote text
  4. Spoken words in video (Note: this speech to text search feature is about 80% accurate)


Any words or text searched within a video also displays the time it appears in the video.

image pointint out search field and returned results

Searching within a folder

To search for everything in you current folder click on the search bar.

image pointing out search field within a specific folder

Searching everything

To search for everything that you have access to in the Media Library, select the folder title, then scroll to the top and select “everything.”

image pointing out folder drop down with the everything option highlighted

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