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Media Permission Levels

  • Private: Private media is viewable in your account only. No other account can see a private video.
  • Unlisted: An unlisted video is viewable by anyone with the direct link. This is the recommended setting for sharing videos with your students.
  • Published: If you have a situation where you need to set very specific access to a video, you can create a channel, and publish a video to that channel. If, for example, you want to share a video with a select group of students, but don’t want any one else to see it, you can use a channel.

To share media access with others, you need to change the default Private setting to Unlisted. Instructions are in this Share Media Via URL tutorial.

Channel Membership Roles

  • Channel Owner: The channel owner is the person who created the channel. Only the owner can delete the channel.
  • Channel Manager: A channel manager can view channel content, add media to the channel, moderate channel content, and manage users.
  • Channel Moderator: A channel moderator can view channel content, add media to the channel, and moderate channel content.
  • Channel Contributor: A channel contributor can view channel content and add media to the channel.
  • Channel Member: A member can view the channel content.

Channel Types

  • Private Channel: media in a Private channel can only be viewed or modified by by channel members.
  • Restricted Channel: media in a Restricted channel is viewable by any PSU user. The channel can be accessed via URL or by searching in MediaSpace. Only users who are invited to join a Restricted channel can add to or edit its media.

Share media via URL

  1. Log into
  2. Click the button with your name on it in the upper right corner, and click My Media.
  3. Find your video in the list, and click on it.
  4. Find the Actions button in the lower right.
  5. Click the + Publish option in the list. See permissions options above.
  6. To share media, make sure it’s set to Unlisted. 
  7. Click Save.
  8. Click the Share button below the video.
  9. On the Link to Media Page tab, copy the web address.

This article was last updated on Mar 8, 2024 @ 3:18 pm.