How to add Echo360 media to the Online Academic Community

Audiovisual and multimediaMedia Services

Noteyou can only link videos in the OAC and not embed them. 

  1. Upload your media into your Echo360 Media library, accessed through the Echo360 portal, Use your email address to log in, e.g.,

    Echo360 login

  2. In your Echo360 Media Library, find the video you want to link. Open it by double clicking on it. You can play the video to confirm it is the one you want. Find the share link below the video and click it to open the Share Settings pop-up window.

    Share button

  3. Click the Links button and Add Link. 

    Add link

  4. Echo360 will create an Share Link. Click the Copy button. Hit Done when you are done.

    Copy button

  5. In the Online Academic Community, open the web page you wish to edit. Unfortunately, you can not embed the video in OAC, you can only link to it. Build a link by typing a media description (e.g., the name of the media), then highlight the description, and use the insert/edit link button from the toolbar.

    Insert link

  6. Paste in the link URL and click the Apply button when you are done editing.

    Apply button

  7. Hit the Preview changes button under the publish menu to check your page.

    Preview changes button

  8. Publish the page using the update button.

    Publish button

Having trouble?

If you are having difficulty, please contact the UVic Computer Help Desk at 250-721-7687 or