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Customize your My Media Repository


Once you add your videos to My Media there are a number of tools available to help you organize, manage, and find them.

In the My Media repository, you can do the following:

  • Search all of your media
  • Filter your media based on a number of attributes
  • Sort your media
  • Set View options

Search My Media

The Search tool on the My Media page works as you would expect and searches your videos by their title, description or any tags you have added to the video. The search functionality is not case sensitive so media with the word “Lecture” in the title returns media with both “Lecture” and “lecture.”

Search My Media 

To search for specific media, type the search term in the field next to the magnifying glass, and then press Enter.


With the Filter tool, you can view only the content that is most important to you. When you select a filter, My Media will only display content that matches that filter.

To select a filter, click Filters.

My Media Filter ButtonIn the Filter Selection window, select the filters.

My Media Page Filters
My Media displays the media that matches your filter selections.


You can sort your media by the following options:

  • Creation Date
  • Update Date
  • Alphabetical
  • Vieiws
  • Plays
  • Scheduling

To sort, click Sort By: Creation Date - Descending (the default), and then select your sort option.

Sorting My Media

View Options

The View tool lets you switch between Collapsed view, Detailed view, and Table View.

  • Collapsed view lists just the video title.

    Collapsed view
  • Detailed view provides a thumbnail, a description, the number of views, how long ago the video was published, and whether or not the video is published.

    Detailed view in My Media

  • Table view displays title, tags, plays, updated date, locations where the media is published and actions that can be taken. The "Published In" column will display the Canvas course ID when the media is published to a Media Gallery or "InContext" when the media is embedded in other content.
    My Media table view