Digital Oral History Projects - Uploading to YouTube

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Directions for Uploading to the "skylinecollegeoralhistory" YouTube channel


Before uploading, save or re-name files with student’s last name and first initial at the beginning of the file name, then dash, then segment title, e.g. JonesA-Seg1.mp4 or PerezR-ComingToUS.mp4

To upload videos:

On a computer web browser
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Go to youtube.com

Click on the Upload button at the top of the page (to the right of the search box)

When asked to sign in,

For User Name or Email, enter: skylinecollegeoralhistory

For Password, enter: kaba*****F14   (use letters instead of ****)

Click: Sign in

Click on: Select Files to Upload

Select files to upload or drag and drop video files

Be sure to set the privacy setting to: Public.


On an iPad
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Upload directly from iMovie. Click here for directions.

After all of your videos are uploaded, create a Playlist of all your videos.


To create a Playlist:

On computer web browser
:

Click on the icon to the right of “SkylineCollegeOralHistory” at the upper right of the page

Click on: Video Manager

Click on check boxes to the left of each of you video files

After all of your videos have been checked, click on the Playlists pull-down menu at the top of the video list and select: Add to New Playlist

In the Enter playlist name box, enter the name of the person you interviewed Click: “Create Playlist


On an iPad or other mobile device
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View each of your videos that you want to add to a new playlist

Tap the Share button (curved right arrow) below the video window

Tap “Add to Playlist

Select “Create New Playlist…” Name it: the name of the person you interviewed, e.g. Frank Santos

Select: Public

 

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