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What is Medial?

Medial (formally known as Helix) is the University's new streaming media service--a University only YouTube. If you have video material, e.g. a video you have made or a video/part of a video somebody else has made (copyright permitting) you can upload the video to Medial and establish who can re-use and access it. Videos uploaded to Medial are stored on University servers meaning it can often be used to host sensitive content, such as videos showing patients, feedback to students or student assignments. Students can also upload video materials to Medial meaning it can be used as a video assessment tool.

The weblink for Medial is

How to add Medial content to Blackboard user guide

Video 1: An Introduction to Medial

Video 2: How to add video/audio files directly to Medial

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Video 3: Using the Medial content manager