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FIU Digital Project Guidelines and Help Materials

The internal standard operating procedures for FIU Libraries' digital collections

Embedding Multimedia from Helix

Embedding Multimedia from Helix:

  1. In Digital Commons on the metadata submission form go to the "multimedia url" section. 
  2. Enter "https://libtube.fiu.edu/flash/[medianame]"_hi.mp4
    • The only thing that ever changes in this url is the media name
  3. Select the media format from the dropdown in DigitalCommons
    • For video from Helix select "Flash/HTML5 Video (flv, mp4, RTMP)
    • For audio from Helix select "Flash/HTML 5 Audio (m4a, mp3)
  4. Upload media to Medial then retrieve media name.
  5. Substitute the media name in your multimedia URL in Digital Commons with the filename provided in medial (see example above): https://libtube.fiu.edu/flash/21705288_hi.mp4