Ensemble: Adding Videos to and Publishing a Playlist

A step by step guide to publish videos to a playlist in Ensemble

Publishing to a Playlist

In Ensemble, https://mediacosmos.rice.edu , go to Playlists on the far left. And click “Add”

Add button shown

This screen will pop up.

Playlist name screen

Type in the name for your playlist and click the green “save” button.

Now click “Media Library” on the left menu.

Pink arrow points to media library on the left

Media Library

Click the tiny box to the left of each of the videos you want to add to your playlist.

Pink arrows point to check boxes by some of the videos

Then go to the top of the screen and click the

 “Bulk” button.

Bulk button outlined in pink with a pink arrow pointing to it


When you click it, you will see these options. Select “ Bulk Publish.”

bulk publish shown and circled with pink

Bulk Publish

A screen showing the selected videos will appear. Click “Continue” on the bottom right hand side .

Click Continue

Publishing to a Playlist

Publish to a playlist screen

This screen will pop up.

Select the playlist you want the videos to be in.

One playlist is circled and the check box next to it clicked

Next screen 

Apply and finish button being pointed to with a pink arrow

Then click on “Apply and Finish.”

Media library shown with pink box around

You will be taken back to your media library. 

To check if your videos went to the playlist, click “Playlist”

Select the playlist where you added the videos.

List of videos in playlist


You should see a list of your videos

You should see the videos, but if not, you can add them one at a time.

1. Go to Media Library.

media library

2. Click the tiny box next to the video you want to add to your playlist.

Click box by video

One at a time

3. Click “ Publish” underneath the video

Click publish

4. Select “ Default Category” below the playlist where you want the video.

Default category

5. Then click the green publish button.

Green publish button


Repeat for each video to add to the playlist.

Keywords:mediacosmos, Ensemble, video   Doc ID:68143
Owner:Christi C.Group:Rice University
Created:2016-10-31 09:01 CSTUpdated:2017-05-18 12:56 CST
Sites:Rice Sandbox, Rice University
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