1: What media can I embed?
Media you have created yourself:
• Through Lecture Capture or Personal Capture
(Echo360) and uploaded to My Capture
• Created and edited using your own or university
equipment and software, and uploaded to
MyPlayer (or external platforms such as Youtube)
• (make sure you haven’t included any copyrighted
material, and that you’ve got any necessary
1/ What media can I embed?
Media others have created:
• You must not infringe copyright!
• See the Library’s guide to copyright within its staff
• Further guidance at JISCLegal
• Search for Creative Commons licensed materials
(see options under ‘Advanced Search’)
• Use Box of Broadcasts for TV clips
Copyright and Creative Commons
• Searching for Creative Commons Licensed
materials on Google (Advanced Search Filters)
• Open Education Resource banks (JISC)
• Creative Commons licensed materials
• Log into your VLE site, and navigate to the
Content wiki page in which you want to insert
• Click on the 'page' tab to edit the page
• When the 'Editing tools' tab appears, click on
• Put the cursor where you want the media to
go on the page, and click on the 'Embed
Media' button. A box will appear, asking you
to paste your chosen embed code into it.
• In another window or tab, find the media you
want to insert (on MyPlayer, MyCapture, Box
of Broadcasts, Youtube, Slideshare etc)
• Find the embed code for the media (click on
'share', 'embed' or other likely looking options
if it isn't presented next to the video)
• (You may have options about what size the
window should be on your webpage)
About Step 3…
• What is embedding code? And how do I
– iframes, object or embed markup
• How do I find it?
• Copy and paste it into the box on the VLE page
you are editing, and click 'Ok'
• Remember to save and close the VLE page you
• Short video on embedding media in the VLE
produced by Anglia Learning and Teaching:
• Available (linked to, not embedded!) on their
• Using the VLE support guides: