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Search for a Video within Open LMS

Mediasite allows students to search not only for videos but also within videos for specific content. Using search, it is possible to find a video or part of a video based on the title, description, closed captions, or slides

Search for a Mediasite Video in Open LMS

Searching for a video is done within the Mediasite Channel in Open LMS.

  1. Open the Open LMS course and navigate to the Course dashboard
  2. Select Mediasite Videos to open the course channel
  3. Enter your search term
  4. Select a video or time stamp to begin playback

Search Within a Video

In many cases you may want to find a specific topic or part of a video or lecture. Within a Mediasite video, it’s possible to search for a keyword that may have been used on the slides or audio captions of the presentation.

Searching within a video will only work if search has been turned on by an administrator, and captions or optical character recognition (OCR) has been enabled. When a video is playing the search icon will appear on the playback tool bar.

  1. Start playing a video
  2. Click on the Search icon Mediasite Search Button
  3. Enter the keyword you would like to search for
  4. Mediasite will display the results of the search
  5. Click on any of the results to skip to that part of the video

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