Video Content Management - Reusing Videos from a Past Course (for Instructors)


Kaltura is the cloud-based video management system behind My Media and Media Gallery, which are Canvas LTI tools. Note that:

  • Kaltura appears in some places in My Media and Media Gallery and in the company's documentation and user guides.
  • Course Gallery is how you access Media Gallery in Canvas. 

The Kaltura Video App for Canvas User Guide has full instructions on using My Media and Media Gallery. The instructions here are specific to Virginia Tech. To see other Kaltura topics, please see Video Content Management - Using My Media and Media Gallery (for Instructors).

This article covers reusing videos in Kaltura.



Reusing a Set of Media Gallery Videos

You can move any set of videos from one site's Media Gallery to a new site: 

  1. Go to the new site's Media Gallery.
  2. Click click here in the import content notification.
    • The import content notification does not appear when media has already been published to the course.
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  3. Choose the site whose Media Gallery contents you want to import and click Import
    Image of above instructions

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Reusing Videos Embedded in Modules and Pages

If the videos you embedded link to Kaltura's videos, simply copy content from one Canvas course to another.

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Getting Help

For instructions on resolving common issues with Kaltura, please click on the guide for your role: 

If you need help with My MediaMedia Gallery, or Kaltura in general: 

If you still have questions: 

  • For Kaltura in Canvas or at, go to the 4Help Portal, log in, and click Get Help. Specify where you are having the issue and include the video name, ID, and/or URL if applicable.
  • For questions about intellectual property, contact your department chair or the University Council

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